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Social and Sexual Networks: The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health

Martina Morris

in Network Epidemiology: A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269013
eISBN:
9780191601330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269017.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the design and structure of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), a nationally representative sample of over 90,000 adolescents attending school in ... More


Belonging: Course Selection and Race in the Age of “Laissez-Faire” Tracking

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines how and why segregation remains in high school classrooms even as students in the post-Brown era are able to select their own program of study. It describes the placement ... More


Out-of-Court Mediation: Family and Friendship Relations in Egypt

Nadia Sonneveld

in Khul' Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164842
eISBN:
9781617971082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164842.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Questions whether the legal provision of mediation is indicative of the decreasing ability of the family to settle marital discord. Shows how these households exemplify the decreasing strength of ... More


Social networks

Mark Newman

in Networks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805090
eISBN:
9780191843235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805090.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A discussion of social networks and methods for determining their structure. The chapter starts with a brief description of social networks, broadly defined, and the history of their study. Several ... More


“I Trust My Mother and No One Else”: Trust and Distrust in Social Networks

Judith A. Levine

in Ain't No Trust: "How Bosses, Boyfriends, and Bureaucrats Fail Low-Income Mothers and Why It Matters"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274716
eISBN:
9780520956919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274716.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses women's relationships with members of their kinship and friendship networks. This was the arena in which women trusted people the most. Many women considered family members and ... More


Migration, race and population dynamics

Ludi Simpson

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines the available approaches to understanding and interpreting local population change, in the context of government policy for community cohesion. It first addresses the claims ... More


Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South

E. Patrick Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872260
eISBN:
9781469602677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882733_johnson
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Giving voice to a population too rarely acknowledged, this book collects more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised, and continue to live in the South. It challenges ... More


Computational Modeling of Networks

Peter R. Monge and Noshir Contractor

in Theories of Communication Networks

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195160369
eISBN:
9780197565636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195160369.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

Computer simulations have long been used as an effective tool in engineering, economics, psychology, and a number of other social sciences. Engineers typically use simulations to predict ... More


Homophily, Proximity, and Social Support Theories

Peter R. Monge and Noshir Contractor

in Theories of Communication Networks

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195160369
eISBN:
9780197565636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195160369.003.0015
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

This chapter discusses three families of theoretical mechanisms—homophily, proximity (physical and electronic), and social support—that have been identified by social scientists as important ... More


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