Seeking information in circles: The application of Chatman’s life in the round theory to the information small world of Catholic clergy in northern Nigeria

@article{Dankasa2017SeekingII,
  title={Seeking information in circles: The application of Chatman’s life in the round theory to the information small world of Catholic clergy in northern Nigeria},
  author={Jacob Dankasa},
  journal={Journal of Information Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={43},
  pages={246 - 259}
}
  • Jacob Dankasa
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Journal of Information Science
  • This study explores Chatman’s proposition of the theory of life in the round that members of a small world who live in the round will not cross the boundaries of their world to seek information. The study tests Chatman’s proposition to find out whether it is applicable to the special population of Catholic clergy. The study was conducted with Catholic clergy from northern Nigeria. Findings show that these clergy are not likely to cross boundaries of their small worlds to seek information about… CONTINUE READING
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