Networked: The New Social Operating System

by Lee Rainie, Barry Wellman. MIT Press, 2012.

This book explores the concept of "networked individualism" --- the result of people connecting with others through multiple and diverse networks, and the three revolutions that led to this social transformation.


the impact of the rise of social networking, broadband internet capacity, mobile devices

Best For

clergy and lay leaders from any faith tradition


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Reflect on how social networks at different times provide belonging, emotional aid, emergency resources, and social capital for your congregational members.

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