Homophily, Selection, and Socialization in Adolescent Friendships

@article{Kandel1978HomophilySA,
  title={Homophily, Selection, and Socialization in Adolescent Friendships},
  author={Denise B. Kandel},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={1978},
  volume={84},
  pages={427 - 436}
}
  • D. Kandel
  • Published 1 September 1978
  • Psychology
  • American Journal of Sociology
Longitudinal sociometric data on adolescent friendship pairs, friends-to-be, and former friends are examined to assess levels of homophily on four attributes (frequency of current marijuana, use, level of educational aspirations, political orientation, and participation in minor delinquency) at various stages of friendship formation and dissolution. In addition, estimates are developed of the extent to which observed homophily in friendship dyads results from a process of selection (assortative… 
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