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Dear Folks,

As luck would have it, Ilan Talmud's request yesterday (reproduced below)
for reciprocity scales coincided nicely with our NetLab's desire to do the
Third East York Study (yes EY again) early in 2004. We're looking at how
the Internet has affected networks in everyday life, in and out of the
household and community.

So please copy to me what you send to Ilan. I know our studies will be
complementary, and not competitive.

 Thanks, Barry

Here's Ilan's request, edited for brevity (unlike some posters to this

Date:    Fri, 31 Oct 2003 10:37:30 +0200
From:    Ilan Talmud <[log in to unmask]>
Dear Fellow Networkers:
I am looking for a survey reliable scales / questionnaire items on
(1) norms of generalized reciprocity, (2) general trust, (3) trust in
community, (4) trust in local government.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  Barry Wellman         Professor of Sociology        NetLab Director
  wellman at

  Centre for Urban & Community Studies          University of Toronto
  455 Spadina Avenue    Toronto Canada M5S 2G8    fax:+1-416-978-7162
             To network is to live; to live is to network

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