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Reputation: A Network Interpretation

Kenneth H. Craik


The network interpretation of reputation advanced in this book depicts the everyday flow and storage of information about a person throughout the extensive lifelong network of all of those other individuals who have come to know that person. This demonstration of the underlying components and development of a person’s reputation affords examination of such issues as truth in reputation, how persons are both the agent and resultant of their reputations, the mutual relevance of reputation and personality, the psychological structure of libel law, and three distinct stages in the evolution of a p ... More

Keywords: reputational network, network interpretation, information flow, information storage, gossip, personality, libel law, posthumous reputation, social network, biographical studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195330922
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330922.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kenneth H. Craik, author
University of California, Berkeley