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Mark Granovetter

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Mark Sanford Granovetter (; born October 20, 1943) is an American sociologist and professor at Stanford University. 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). In 2014 Granovetter was named a Citation Laureate by Thomson Reuters and added to that organization’s list of predicted Nobel Prize winners in economics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mark Granovetter has received more than 285,419 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mark Granovetter is the 39th most popular sociologist, the 2,870th most popular biography from United States and the 13th most popular American Sociologist.

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Among sociologists, Mark Granovetter ranks 39 out of 54Before him are Georges Gurvitch, Amitai Etzioni, Herbert Blumer, Edwin Sutherland, Charles Tilly, and David Riesman. After him are Juan José Linz, Howard S. Becker, Shmuel Eisenstadt, Andre Gunder Frank, Seymour Martin Lipset, and Marcel Granet.

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Among people born in 1943, Mark Granovetter ranks 187Before him are José Ángel Iribar, Masayuki Uemura, Raphael, Mike Leigh, Lauren Hutton, and Lucio Battisti. After him are Angelo Bagnasco, Alfio Basile, Aaron Russo, Pak Doo-ik, Kurtwood Smith, and Mustafa Nadarević.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mark Granovetter ranks 2,870 out of 18,182Before him are David Ausubel (1918), Henry Silva (1928), Daniel Ellsberg (1931), Dean Norris (1963), Margaret Fuller (1810), and Richard Basehart (1914). After him are Melvyn Douglas (1901), Noah Webster (1758), Ace Frehley (1951), Walter De Maria (1935), Hannibal Hamlin (1809), and Ed Sullivan (1901).

Among SOCIOLOGISTS In United States

Among sociologists born in United States, Mark Granovetter ranks 13Before him are W. I. Thomas (1863), Harold Garfinkel (1917), Herbert Blumer (1900), Edwin Sutherland (1883), Charles Tilly (1929), and David Riesman (1909). After him are Howard S. Becker (1928), Seymour Martin Lipset (1922), James Samuel Coleman (1926), Robert N. Bellah (1927), George C. Homans (1910), and Randall Collins (1941).