Amitiť/friendship: An Investigation Into Cross-cultural Styles in Canada and the United States
This book is a landmark, contemporary, comparative study of friendship. It is certainly the most outstanding work on this social form for our generation. It is a must-read for scholars of friendship and social networks. It is a very important and highly readable presentation for any social scientist or interested general reader.
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What Is a Friend?
Styles of Friendship
Some of My Best Friends Are
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