Social structure and network analysis

@article{Marsden1985SocialSA,
  title={Social structure and network analysis},
  author={Peter V. Marsden and Nan Lin},
  journal={Social Forces},
  year={1985},
  volume={63},
  pages={854}
}
Network analysis is being increasingly looked to as a means of understanding social structure. It can shed light on how individual actions create social structure, how social structure constrains the individual, and how attitudes and behaviour are determined by social structure. Articles by leading proponents of network analysis and structuralism examine how these methodological techniques and this theoretical approach can be applied to a variety of social phenomena. Written by some of the… Expand
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