***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** On Fri, 6 Aug 2010, Suraj Bandyopadhyay wrote: > Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2010 21:14:48 +0530 > From: Suraj Bandyopadhyay <[log in to unmask]> > To: [log in to unmask] > Subject: REPLY > > I appreciate the theme of your coming book. Internet & mobile phones seem to > have begun to affect working of traditional social organizations like > family, household, etc. But which way it will go is still for the future > to show. While these devices are prone to individuates the society, > simultaneously these are opening up whole world to the user, adversely > affecting authoritarianism and in that sense democratizing the societal > scenario. > > I am now working with another colleague of mine on a social network analysis > of informal social insurance against the vulnerabilities of life of the > rural people of a very poverty ridden, economically backward state > (Jharkhand) in India. I am at the stage of preparing the draft based on > oral histories and current survey data. I am trying to keep it as > minimally technical as possible. > > Hi to you and Bev, > > Suraj. > > _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.