Social Networks and Status Attainment

@inproceedings{Lin1999SocialNA,
  title={Social Networks and Status Attainment},
  author={Nan Lin},
  year={1999}
}
This essay traces the development of the research enterprise, known as the social resources theory, which formulated and tested a number of propositions concerning the relationships between embedded resources in social networks and socioeconomic attainment. This enterprise, seen in the light of social capital, has accumulated a substantial body of research literature and supported the proposition that social capital, in terms of both access and mobilization of embedded resources, enhances the… CONTINUE READING
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