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Quotation by Diana Crane
Instead of seeing society as a collection of clearly defined "interest groups," society must be reconceptualized as a complex network of groups of interacting individuals whose membership and communication patterns are seldom confined to one such group alone.
Diana Crane (b. 1933), U.S. sociologist. Invisible Colleges, ch. 8 (1972).
The closing statement of her groundbreaking study of the "diffusion of knowledge in scientific communities."
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