Understanding Social Networks: Theories, Concepts, and Findings

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Index
Adolescent Health Study, 147, 148
adjacency matrix, 16, 50, 51, 52
adoption, 135–140, 148, 149, 154–157, 161
early, 145, 158–160
exogenous factors in, 139
affiliation (see motivation, support)
agency, 35, 57–60, 66
agent based modeling (ABM), 157
algorithm, 45, 47, 48, 49, 79, 124, 128, 185, 203, 204, 206, 207
defined, 239
for clustering or partitioning networks, 45, 47, 48, 124
based on group cohesion, 48, 128
based on modularity, 48
for finding pure informal groups, 79
American Intellectual Elite, 126, 191–193
anonymity, 187–189
assembly line, 92–93, 108
assortative distribution, 117–118, 129, 133, 152, 153, 209
assortative mixing (see assortative distribution)
attitudes, 11, 19, 20, 33, 76, 92, 177, 204
authority, 11, 65, 89, 94, 95, 98–100, 106, 176, 186, 198, 202, 203
in formal organizations, 90–92, 101, 207
pyramid, 65
rational legal, 91, 106, 202
balance theory (see triads, balance theory)
Bank Wiring Room, 77, 92–93
Barabási, A. L., 108, 115, 116, 124
Barnard, Chester, 91, 96
Becker, Gary, 166
Belmont Report, The, 185–187
benefits (from network research), 190, 198–200
Bernard, H. Russell, 71, 110, 111, 130
betweenness, 32, 42, 95, 96, 145, 205, 206
definition, 32, 205–206
bipartite graph, 123, 127, 128
Blau, Peter M., 92, 93, 104, 105, 127
Blau space, 127
blockmodel, 50–51, 53, 54
Borgatti, Stephen P., 51, 193, 194, 197
Bourdieu, Pierre, 175
Bowling Alone, 3, 132, 163, 177–178, 183
Breiger, Ronald, 52, 53, 189
bridge (see structural hole, broker)
bridger (see broker)
broker, 23, 30, 32, 41, 42, 57, 58, 63, 64, 66, 67, 68, 72, 73, 89, 95, 117, 124, 129, 130, 133, 134, 205
as bridge, 41, 42, 72, 89, 95, 117
as investor in social capital, 124, 167
as opinion leader, 142, 145, 146
definition, 23, 57
personality, 58, 63
brokerage (see broker)
Burt, Ronald S., 23, 30, 58, 62, 63, 64, 67, 105, 142
Centers for Disease Control, 148, 149
centrality, 26, 27, 31, 32, 42, 44, 45, 94, 106, 134, 145, 150, 161, 174, 197
centrality power score, 96, 97, 98, 99, 104
chimney, 77, 82, 97, 98, 99, 103
defined, 77
clique, 19, 45, 46, 47, 48, 56, 75, 76, 79, 81, 84, 89, 93, 147148, 189, 190, 206
mathematical definition, 47

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