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Author Small, Mario Luis, author.

Title Someone to talk to / Mario Luis Small.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    302.3 SMA    Available
Description xiii, 274 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Confidants -- Weak tie confidants -- Beyond named confidants -- The weight of expectations -- Relevance and empathy -- Because they were there -- Empirical propositions -- Theoretical propositions -- A final word.
Summary "In Someone To Talk To, Mario L. Small follows a group of graduate students as they cope with stress, overwork, self-doubt, failure, relationships, children, health care, and poverty. He unravels how they decide whom to turn to for support. and he then confirms his findings based on representative national data on adult Americans."--jacket.
Subject Social networks -- Case studies.
Graduate students -- Social networks -- United States -- Case studies.
Confidential communications -- United States -- Case studies.
Interpersonal communication -- United States -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780190661427 hardcover
0190661429 hardcover

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