Patterns of friendship

Social Structure and Personality: A Casebook Holt, Rinehart and Winston New York Published In Pages: 351-386
By Cohen, Yehudi A.


The author postulates that there are different types of friendship that characterize different societies--"inalienable friendship," "close friendship," "casual friendship," and "expedient friendship." These types are postulated to be characteristic of different types of community systems (described on pages 314-318 of this volume).

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