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The Resource Communities and networks : using social network analysis to rethink urban and community studies, Katherine Giuffre

Communities and networks : using social network analysis to rethink urban and community studies, Katherine Giuffre

Label
Communities and networks : using social network analysis to rethink urban and community studies
Title
Communities and networks
Title remainder
using social network analysis to rethink urban and community studies
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Giuffre
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Communities and Networks, Katherine Giuffre takes the science of social network analysis and applies it to key issues of living in communities, especially in urban areas, exploring question such as: How do communities shape our lives and identities? How do they foster either conformity or innovation? What holds communities together and what happens when they fragment or fall apart? How community life changing in response to technological advances?"--Back cover
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giuffre, Katherine
Dewey number
307.76
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM756
LC item number
.G58 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communities
  • Social networks
  • Cities and towns
  • Cities and towns
Label
Communities and networks : using social network analysis to rethink urban and community studies, Katherine Giuffre
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-221) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.What is network analysis and how can it be useful? -- What is structure? -- Networks as metaphors -- Metaphor into method -- What is a social network? -- Further developments -- Why use network analysis? -- Plan of the book -- Software -- A closer look: basic network terms and definitions -- Entering and displaying matrices in UCINET6 -- 2.What is a community? Where does it come from? -- Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft -- Durkheim: mechanical and organic solidarity -- Simmel: individuality and social groups -- "The duality of persons and groups" -- Cohesion -- A closer look: matrix multiplication -- Matrix multiplication in UCINET6 -- 3.What do communities do for us? -- Gift exchanges as social support and obligation -- The world the slaves made -- Different types of support -- Conjugal roles and social networks -- Agency in networks -- The Search for an Abortionist -- A closer look: density -- Calculating density in UCINET6 -- 4.How do communities shape identity? -- Community and ethnicity in Chicago -- Minorities, majorities, and the weight of numbers -- Assimilation in Chicago -- Small worlds and six degrees of separation -- "The strength of weak ties" -- The disadvantages of strong communities -- A closer look: balance -- 5.What happens when communities become fractured? -- Witchcraft in Salem -- Arson and the Indochinese in East Boston -- Isolation and atomization in Germany -- A closer look: centrality -- How to calculate centrality in UCINET6 -- 6.How do communities mobilize for collective action and social movements? -- Riots in Washington -- Urban revolt in Paris -- Recruiting high-risk activists -- Structuring connections -- A closer look: structural equivalence -- How to find structural equivalence with UCINET6 -- 7.How do communities foster creativity and innovation? -- Social networks and innovative thinking -- The creative context of the city -- Small world structures -- The Apple example -- A closer look: correspondence analysis -- Doing correspondence analysis in UCINET6 -- 8.How do new communities differ from traditional communities? -- Rethinking the concept of community -- Cyber utopians vs. cyber dystopians -- A different kind of space -- The structure of the web -- A closer look: multidimensional scaling -- Doing multidimensional scaling in UCINET6
Control code
813537747
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 227 pages
Isbn
9780745654201
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)813537747
Label
Communities and networks : using social network analysis to rethink urban and community studies, Katherine Giuffre
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-221) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.What is network analysis and how can it be useful? -- What is structure? -- Networks as metaphors -- Metaphor into method -- What is a social network? -- Further developments -- Why use network analysis? -- Plan of the book -- Software -- A closer look: basic network terms and definitions -- Entering and displaying matrices in UCINET6 -- 2.What is a community? Where does it come from? -- Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft -- Durkheim: mechanical and organic solidarity -- Simmel: individuality and social groups -- "The duality of persons and groups" -- Cohesion -- A closer look: matrix multiplication -- Matrix multiplication in UCINET6 -- 3.What do communities do for us? -- Gift exchanges as social support and obligation -- The world the slaves made -- Different types of support -- Conjugal roles and social networks -- Agency in networks -- The Search for an Abortionist -- A closer look: density -- Calculating density in UCINET6 -- 4.How do communities shape identity? -- Community and ethnicity in Chicago -- Minorities, majorities, and the weight of numbers -- Assimilation in Chicago -- Small worlds and six degrees of separation -- "The strength of weak ties" -- The disadvantages of strong communities -- A closer look: balance -- 5.What happens when communities become fractured? -- Witchcraft in Salem -- Arson and the Indochinese in East Boston -- Isolation and atomization in Germany -- A closer look: centrality -- How to calculate centrality in UCINET6 -- 6.How do communities mobilize for collective action and social movements? -- Riots in Washington -- Urban revolt in Paris -- Recruiting high-risk activists -- Structuring connections -- A closer look: structural equivalence -- How to find structural equivalence with UCINET6 -- 7.How do communities foster creativity and innovation? -- Social networks and innovative thinking -- The creative context of the city -- Small world structures -- The Apple example -- A closer look: correspondence analysis -- Doing correspondence analysis in UCINET6 -- 8.How do new communities differ from traditional communities? -- Rethinking the concept of community -- Cyber utopians vs. cyber dystopians -- A different kind of space -- The structure of the web -- A closer look: multidimensional scaling -- Doing multidimensional scaling in UCINET6
Control code
813537747
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 227 pages
Isbn
9780745654201
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)813537747

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