• Ilan Wiesel
Part of the The Contemporary City book series (TCONTCI)


In this chapter, I map the social networks operating in Mosman, Toorak, and Cottesloe, and expose the powerful social capital that is embedded in such networks, including connections between financial, political, and cultural elites. The chapter also explores the role of neighbourhood institutions—including sports clubs, social associations, and private schools—in which residents’ access to such high-powered networks is granted or withheld.


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  • Ilan Wiesel
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  1. 1.School of GeographyUniversity of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia

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