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Federal Governance in the United States and the European Union: A Policy Network Perspective

John Peterson and Laurence J. O'Toole

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The authors start by pointing out that as institutional forms for the governance of polities on a massive scale in the USA and the EU, networks face serious and potentially disabling challenges in ... More


The Politics of Networking in the Grassroots Environmental Justice Movement

David Schlosberg

in Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism: The Challenge of Difference for Environmentalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256419
eISBN:
9780191600203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256411.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The central claim of this work is that the diverse and fast-growing environmental justice movement in the United States embodies the newly emerging concepts and practices of critical pluralism, so ... More


Consequences of Network Structure

Jordi Bascompte and Pedro Jordano

in Mutualistic Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691131269
eISBN:
9781400848720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131269.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews the consequences of network structure for community robustness in front of perturbations such as species extinctions, habitat loss, and biological invasions. The nested, ... More


An Introduction to Complex Networks

Jordi Bascompte and Pedro Jordano

in Mutualistic Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691131269
eISBN:
9781400848720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131269.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Mutualisms can involve dozens, even hundreds, of species and this complexity has precluded a serious community-wide approach to plant–animal interactions. The most straightforward way to describe ... More


Network Structures in Germany and Britain

PAUL WINDOLF

in Corporate Networks in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256976
eISBN:
9780191719639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256976.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter presents a detailed comparative analysis of firms and network structures in Germany and Great Britain. It focuses on the degree of ownership concentration, the different types of owners, ... More


The Structure of Plant-Animal Mutualistic Networks

Jordi Bascompte and Pedro Jordano

in Mutualistic Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691131269
eISBN:
9781400848720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131269.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the structure of mutualistic networks. Despite their apparent complexity, mutualistic networks show repeated, universal structural patterns independent of species composition, ... More


Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism: The Challenge of Difference for Environmentalism

David Schlosberg

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256419
eISBN:
9780191600203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256411.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In this first ever theoretical treatment of the environmental justice movement, David Schlosberg demonstrates the development of a new form of ‘critical’ pluralism, in both theory and practice. ... More


Extensions

Joshua M. Epstein

in Agent_Zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158884
eISBN:
9781400848256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158884.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This part discusses the fourteen extensions of Agent_Zero: endogenous destructive radii; age and impulse control; fight vs. flight; replication of the Latané–Darley experiment; introduction of ... More


Analysis of Crossword Puzzle Difficulty Using a Random Graph Process

John K. McSweeney

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164038
eISBN:
9781400881338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter quantifies the dynamics of a crossword puzzle by using a network structure to model it. Specifically, the chapter determines how the interaction between the structure of cells in the ... More


Ecological and Evolutionary Mechanisms

Jordi Bascompte and Pedro Jordano

in Mutualistic Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691131269
eISBN:
9781400848720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131269.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

A persistent challenge in evolutionary biology has been understanding how coevolution has produced complex webs of interacting species. This chapter investigates the suite of ecological, ... More


Mutualistic Networks

Jordi Bascompte and Pedro Jordano

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691131269
eISBN:
9781400848720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131269.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Mutualistic interactions among plants and animals have played a paramount role in shaping biodiversity. Yet the majority of studies on mutualistic interactions have involved only a few species, as ... More


Introduction: A short introduction to networks and why we study them

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A network is, in its simplest form, a collection of points joined together in pairs by lines. In the jargon of the field the points are referred to as vertices or nodes and the lines are referred to ... More


Social networks: A discussion of social networks and the empirical techniques used to probe their structure

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Social networks are networks in which the vertices are people, or sometimes groups of people, and the edges represent some form of social interaction between them, such as friendship. This chapter ... More


Civic Participation and Social Capital: A Social Network Analysis in Two American Counties 1

Marc Porter Magee

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0135
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter aims to strengthen the empirical and conceptual understanding of the links between civic participation and the social network structure of social capital. It provides an analysis of ... More


Epidemics on networks: An introduction to the theory of the epidemic processes by which diseases spread over networks of contact between humans, animals, plants, and even computers

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

One of the reasons for the large investment the scientific community has made in the study of social networks is their connection with the spread of disease. Diseases spread over networks of contacts ... More


Multilayer Networks: Structure and Function

Ginestra Bianconi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753919
eISBN:
9780191815676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753919.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Multilayer networks are formed by several networks that interact with each other and co-evolve. Multilayer networks include social networks, financial markets, transportation systems, infrastructures ... More


The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Bruce Kogut (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017275
eISBN:
9780262301572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017275.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The financial crisis of 2008 laid bare the hidden network of relationships in corporate governance: who owes what to whom, who will stand by whom in times of crisis, what governs the provision of ... More


The Structure of Single Networks

Ginestra Bianconi

in Multilayer Networks: Structure and Function

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753919
eISBN:
9780191815676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753919.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapters 2–3 constitute Part II of the book, ‘Single Networks’, and provide a reference point for the rest of the book devoted exclusively to Multilayer Networks, making the book self-contained. This ... More


Animal Social Networks

Jens Krause, Richard James, Daniel W. Franks, and Darren P. Croft (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199679041
eISBN:
9780191794094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679041.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The scientific study of networks — computer, social, and biological — has received an enormous amount of interest in recent years. However, the network approach has been applied to the field of ... More


12 Evaluating Adaptive Network Strategies with Geochemical Sourcing Data: A Case Study from the Kuril Islands

S. Colby Phillips and Erik Gjesfjeld

in Network Analysis in Archaeology: New Approaches to Regional Interaction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199697090
eISBN:
9780191745300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697090.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

New techniques for modelling social networks go beyond basic network visualization and node/graph-level measurements, and provide methods for testing the statistical significance of relationships ... More


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