Networks in the Global Village: Life in Contemporary Communities

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About the Editor and Contributors

Yanjie Bian is associate professor of sociology at the University of Minnesota and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ( 1997-99). He is the author of Work and Inequality in Urban China. ( sobian@ust.hk)

Karen E. Campbell is associate professor of sociology at Vanderbilt University, Nashville.She has studied women's and men's job searches, gender differences in social support, neighborhood networks, and women's suffrage movements in American states. ( karen.e.campbell@vanderbilt.edu)

Alain Degenne is the former director of CNRS-LASMAS ( Caen and Paris). His research has focused on methods of studying the formal properties of social networks. ( degenne@mrsh.unicaen.fr)

Vicente Espinoza is a researcher at the Institute of Advanced Studies (IDEA), University of Santiago, Chile.He has taught at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, and has been a consultant for the United Nations and a number of governmental and non-governmental organizations.His interests include social movements, social networks inequality, and social policy. (vespinoz@rdc.cl)

Alexis Ferrand is professor of sociology at the University of Sciences and Technologies in Lille and has been a visiting researcher at CNRS-LASMAS ( Paris). He has studied friendship, sexual behavior, and the emergence of norms in networks. ( alexis.ferrand@univ-lille1.fr)

Eric Fong is associate professor of sociology and research associate at the Centre of Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto.His research interests include ethnic economies, and racial and ethnic residential patterns. (fong@chass.utoronto.ca)

Milena Gulia is completing her doctorate in sociology at the University of Toronto where she is studying immigration, housing, and the sociology of community. ( gulia@chass.utoronto.ca)

Barrett A. Lee is professor of sociology and a faculty associate of the Population Research Institute at Penn State University.In addition to local social networks, he is studying urban homelessness, residential segregation, neighborhood change, and racial and ethnic diversity. (ba 16@psu.edu)

Lise Mounier is a researcher at CNRS-LASMAS ( Caen and Paris) where her research has included studies of friendship and sexual behavior in networks. ( mounier@mrsh.unicaen.fr)

Shinsuke Otani is professor of sociology at Kwansei Gakuin University near Osaka.He has a longstanding interest in comparing Japanese and North American communities. ( qyf11536@niftyserve.or.jp)

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