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On the Social Structure of Markets: A Review and Assessment in the Perspective of the New Institutional Economics

Rudolf Richter

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter deals with the claim of sociologists that the social structure of markets matters for their performance. ‘Social structure’ is understood as ‘structure of social relationships between ... More


Social Networks and Social Complexity in Female-bonded Primates

Julia Lehmann, Katherine Andrews, and Robin Dunbar

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Most primates are intensely social and spend a large amount of time servicing social relationships. The social brain hypothesis suggests that the evolution of the primate brain has been driven by the ... More


Social Network Analysis, Transaction-Cost Analysis, and Actor-Network Theory: Three Approaches to Networks

Grahame F. Thompson

in Between Hierarchies and Markets: The Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198775270
eISBN:
9780191710513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775270.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter compares and analyses three theoretically driven approaches to the analysis of networks: social network analysis (SNA), transaction cost analysis (TCA), and actor-network theory (ANT). ... More


Making Invisible Work Visible: Using Social Network Analysis to Support Strategic Collaboration

Rob Cross, Stephen P. Borgatti, and Andrew Parker

in Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines how social network analysis can be used as a diagnostic technique for better understanding myriad organizational challenges, ranging from improving communication between ... More


Considering Networks: A Methodological Introduction

Grahame F. Thompson

in Between Hierarchies and Markets: The Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198775270
eISBN:
9780191710513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775270.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book brings some clarity to the discussion of networks. It tests the case as to whether it is possible to construct a clearly demarcated idea of a ‘network’ as a separable form of socio-economic ... More


Conclusions

Grahame F. Thompson

in Between Hierarchies and Markets: The Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198775270
eISBN:
9780191710513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775270.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book concludes by summing up the logic and limits of network forms of organisation. It has investigated the contemporary forms of network organisation as seen in the conceptual literature and in ... More


Social Network Analysis

Manuela Caiani

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719571
eISBN:
9780191788666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719571.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter illustrates social network analysis (SNA), offering empirical examples of how to apply this method in social movement research. The introduction gives an overview of the theoretical ... More


11 Grounding the Net: Social Networks, Material Culture and Geography in the Epipalaeolithic and Early Neolithic of the Near East (~21,000–6,000 cal bce)

Fiona Coward

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/9780199697090.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter first briefly discusses the basis for empirically studying social change using social network analysis to analyse patterns of material culture distribution in order to infer social ... More


Launching Knowledge Retention Initiatives: Principles for Action

David W. DeLong

in Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170979
eISBN:
9780199789719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170979.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter provides an outline of how to start implementing knowledge retention programs. It illustrates the uses of a risk assessment or a knowledge audit, as well as an attrition profile and ... More


Methodological Choices in the Analysis of the Extreme Right: Research Design and Research Methods

della Porta and Caiani Wagemann

in Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641260
eISBN:
9780191738654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641260.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter illustrates our methodological choices for investigating the extreme right. It justifies the adoption of an empirical strategy of methodological triangulation that combines methods ... More


5 Positioning Power in a Multi-relational Framework: A Social Network Analysis of Classic Maya Political Rhetoric

Jonathan B. Scholnick, Jessica L. Munson, and Martha J. Macri

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/9780199697090.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Social network analysis offers a methodology and set of analytical tools to operationalize notions of structured agency. By outlining a network-based approach that emphasizes relations between ... More


Methods of Researching Online Communities

Dariusz Jemielniak

in Thick Big Data: Doing Digital Social Sciences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198839705
eISBN:
9780191897351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839705.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The chapter presents the idea of Thick Big Data, a methodological approach combining big data sets with thick, ethnographic analysis. It presents different quantitative methods, including Google ... More


13 Old-Boy Networks in the Indigenous Caribbean

Angus Mol and Jimmy Mans

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/9780199697090.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Past and present networks in the indigenous Caribbean, consisting of the Caribbean islands and adjoining mainland regions, provide a challenging opportunity for those who want to reconstruct them on ... More


Networks and Politics: The Case of Human Rights

David Lazer

in Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195371895
eISBN:
9780199979127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371895.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In Chapter 9, political scientist and scholar of social networks David Lazer gives an overview of the standard tools of social network analysis. He explains how network dynamics can be useful for ... More


Introduction: Why Networks?

Carl Knappett

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/9780199697090.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the use of the term ‘network’ in this volume, followed by discussions of non-network and network approaches. An overview of the subsequent ... More


Social Network Analysis

Douglas A. Luke, Amar Dhand, and Bobbi J. Carothers

in Systems Science and Population Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190492397
eISBN:
9780190492427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492397.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter attempts to answer the following five questions: (1) What is network science and social network analysis? (2) Why are networks important for studying, understanding, and influencing ... More


8 The Dynamics of Social Networks in the Late Prehispanic US Southwest

Barbara J. Mills, John M. Roberts Jr., Jeffery J. Clark, William R. Haas Jr., Deborah Huntley, Matthew A. Peeples, Lewis Borck, Susan C. Ryan, Meaghan Trowbridge, and Ronald L. Breiger

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/9780199697090.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter conducts social network analysis on two case studies from the late prehispanic US Southwest. It takes a diachronic perspective in order to look at network dynamics over a 200-year period ... More


Computational Methods for Socio-Computer Interaction

Wai-Tat Fu, Mingkun Gao, and Hyo Jin Do

in Computational Interaction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799603
eISBN:
9780191839832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799603.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

From the Arab Spring to presidential elections, various forms of online social media, forums, and networking platforms have been playing increasing significant roles in our societies. These emerging ... More


Oceanic societies: studying cetaceans with a social networks approach

Shane Gero and Luke Rendell

in Animal Social Networks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199679041
eISBN:
9780191794094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679041.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Cetaceans have diverse and sometimes complex social structures, including features such as long-term units with hierarchical levels of association and second-order alliances coupled with vocal ... More


Relational emotions and social networks

Ilmo van der Löwe and Brian Parkinson

in Collective Emotions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199659180
eISBN:
9780191772238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659180.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Emotions are best understood as social rather than solitary phenomena. Because peers can influence social identity, self-categorization, and emotion, researchers need tools and ideas that are ... More


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