A six part series presented by climate adventurer Bernice Notenboom who travels around the world from the Greenland Ice-sheet to Africa, The Himalayas, The High Arctic, Oceania and The Amazon Rainforest.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Tipping Points - Mark Granovetter - Netflix
Mark Granovetter (born October 20, 1943) is an American sociologist and professor at Stanford University. Granovetter was recently recognized as a Citation Laureate by Thomson Reuters and added to that organization’s list of predicted Nobel Prize winners in economics for the year 2014. Data from the Web of Science show that Granovetter has written both the first and third most cited sociology articles. He is best known for his work in social network theory and in economic sociology, particularly his theory on the spread of information in social networks known as “The Strength of Weak Ties” (1973).
The Tipping Points - Background - Netflix
Granovetter earned an A.B. in History at Princeton University (1965) and a Ph.D in Sociology at Harvard University (1970). At Harvard he studied under the supervision of Harrison White. He is currently the Joan Butler Ford Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford and is the chair of the Department of Sociology. He worked at Northwestern University, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and Johns Hopkins University.
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