You might also look at Best Friends and Marriage: Exchange Among Women, by
Stacey Oliker, U of California Press, 1987.
Lewis A. Friedland
Director, Center for Communication and Democracy
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Dept. of Sociology
821 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53706
Civic Innovation in America: Community Empowerment, Public Policy,
and the Movement for Civic Renewal, by Carmen Sirianni and Lewis
Friedland (University of California Press, 2001) can be ordered at: