Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and by Nicholas A. Christakis, James H. Fowler

By Nicholas A. Christakis, James H. Fowler

Your colleague's husband's sister could make you fats, whether you don't comprehend her. a cheerful neighbor has extra effect in your happiness than a contented wife. those startling revelations of the way a lot we actually impact each other are printed within the reports of Drs. Christakis and Fowler, that have time and again made front-page information nationwide.

In Connected, the authors clarify why feelings are contagious, how healthiness behaviors unfold, why the wealthy get richer, even how we discover and select our companions. fascinating and interesting, Connected overturns the thought of the person and gives a innovative paradigm-that social networks impression our principles, feelings, overall healthiness, relationships, habit, politics, and masses extra. it is going to switch the way in which we predict approximately each point of our lives.

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Neolocal Families take up a new residence away from both. In Britain families are now usually neolocal, although there may still be a tendency towards matrilocality in long-established communities. 1ers • lf Exogamous Marriage only to unrelated people or outside local community. Endogamous Marriage restricted to one's own kin or social group. In Britain marriages are increasingly exogamous, but there is still a strong tendency for people to marry others with a similar socio-economic background.

NgFan ttems Polygamy: one man or one woman and more than one spouse (a) Polygyny= one man and more than one woman Surplus of women, sometimes artificially Examples: Saudi Arabia, Turkana, Masai increased by early marriage for girls and late and Yorba in East Mrica (the Koran marriage for men - or by acceptance of permits Moslem men to have up to four homosexuality. g. war). (Note Only the rich and/or powerful may have more than one wife) (b) Polyandry = one woman and more than one man Surplus of men - rare.

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