Recent Advancements, Developments and Applications of Personal Network Analysis

Open access

[1] Almquist, Z.W., 2012. Random errors in egocentric networks. Social Networks, 34, 493 – 505. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2012.03.002.

[2] Antonucci, T.C., Akiyama, H., 1987. Social networks in adult life and a preliminary examination of the convoy model. Journal of Gerontology, 42, 5, 519 – 527.

[3] Antonucci, T.C., Akiyama, H., Lansford, J.E., 1998. Negative effects of close social relations. Family Relations, 47, 4, 379 – 384.

[4] Bastani, S., 2007. Family comes first: men’s and women’s personal networks in Tehran. Social Networks, 29, 357 – 374. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2007.01.004.

[5] Berkman L.F., Syme S.L., 1979. Social networks, host resistance, and mortality: a nine-year follow-up study of Alameda County residents. American Journal of Epidemiology 109, 2, 186-204.

[6] Bian, Y., Huang, X., Zhang, L., 2015. Information and favoritism: the network effect on wage income in China. Social Networks, 40, 129 – 138. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2014.09.003.

[7] Bidart, C., Lavenu, D., 2005. Evolutions of personal networks and life events. Social Networks, 27, 4, 359 – 376. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2004.11.003.

[8] Bilecen, B., 2012. How social support works among the best and the brightest: evidence from international PhD students in Germany. Transnational Social Review, 2, 2, 139 – 155.

[9] Bilecen, B., Gul, C., Orhon, A., 2015a. Turkish–German transnational social space: stitching across borders. Population, Space and Place, 21, 3, 244 – 256. doi: 10.1002/psp.1896.

[10] Bilecen, B., Sienkiewicz, J.J., 2015b. Informal social protection networks of migrants: typical patterns in different transnational social spaces. Population, Space and Place, 21, 3, 227 – 243. doi: 10.1002/psp.1906.

[11] Borgatti, S.P., 2006. E-Network Software for ego-network analysis. Analytic Technologies, Lexington, KY.

[12] Borgatti, S.P., Everett, M.G., Freeman, L.C., 2002. Ucinet for Windows: Software for social network analysis. Analytic Technologies, Harvard, MA., Analytic Technologies.

[13] Borgatti, S. P., Everett, M. G., Johnson, J., 2013. Analyzing social networks. Sage Publishing.

[14] Borgatti, S.P., Foster, P.C., 2003. The Network paradigm in organizational research: a review and typology. Journal of Management, 29, 6, 991 – 1013. doi:10.1016/S0149-2063(03)00087-4.

[15] Borgatti, S.P., Halgin, D.S., 2011. On network theory. Organization Science, 22, 5, 1168 – 1181. doi:10.1287/orsc.1100.0641.

[16] Borgatti, S.P., Brass, D.J., Halgin, D.S., 2014. Social network research: confusions, criticism, and controversies. In: D.J. Brass, G. Labianca, A. Mehra, D.S. Halgin, S.P. Borgatti (Eds.), Contemporary perspectives on organizational social networks. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 1-29.

[17] Brass, D.J. Galaskiewicz, J., Greve, H.R., Tsai, W., 2004. Taking stock of networks and organizations: a multilevel perspective. The Academy of Management Journal, 47, 6, 795 – 817.

[18] Brewer, D.D., 2000. Forgetting in the recall-based elicitation of personal and social networks. Social Networks, 22, 29 – 43.

[19] Brooks, B., Hogan, B., Ellison, N., Lampe, C., Vitak, J., 2014. Assessing structural correlates to social capital in Facebook ego networks. Social Networks, 38, 1 – 15. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2014.01.002.

[20] Burt, R.S. 1995. Structural holes: the social structure of competition. Harvard University Press, Harvard.

[21] Burt, R.S., 2000. The network structure of social capital. Research in Organizational Behavior, 22, 345 – 423.

[22] Christakis, N.A., Fowler, J.H., 2007. The spread of obesity in a large social network over 32 years. The New England Journal of Medicine, 357, 370 – 379. doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa066082.

[23] Coleman, J., 1988. Social capital in the creation of human capital. American Journal of Sociology, 94, S95 – S120.

[24] Comulada, W.S., Muth, S.Q., Latkin, C.A., 2012. The analysis of multiple ties in longitudinal egocentric network data: a case study on bidirectional relationships between trust and drug use. Social Networks, 34, 691 – 700. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2012.08.005.

[25] Crossley, N., Bellotti, E., Edwards, G., Everett, M.G., Koskinen, J., Tranmer, M., 2015. Social network analysis for ego-nets: social network analysis for actor-centred networks. Sage Publications, London.

[26] David, B., Huszti, E., Barna, I., Fu, Y.-C., 2016. Egocentric contact networks in comparison: Taiwan and Hungary. Social Networks, 44, 253 – 265. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2015.10.001.

[27] Degenne, A., Lebeaux, M.-O., 2005. The dynamics of personal networks at the time of entry into adult life. Social Networks, 27, 337 – 358. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2004.11.002.

[28] DiPrete. T. A., Gelman, A., McCormick, T., Teitler, J., Zheng, T., 2011. Segregation in social networks based on acquaintanceship and trust. American Journal of Sociology, 116, 4, 1234-1283.

[29] Dominguez, S., Hollstein, B., 2014. Mixed methods social networks research. Designs and applications. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

[30] Eberhard, M., Craig, J., 2013. The evolving role of organisational and personal networks in international market venturing. Journal of World Business, 48, 385 – 397. doi:10.1016/j.jwb.2012.07.022.

[31] Esparcia, J., Escribano, J., 2014. Relational social capital in rural areas: a study from Social Network Analysis. In: J. Cortizo, J.M. Redondo, M.J. Sanchez, (Eds.). From rural geography to local development. University of León, 215-230. [in Spanish]. http://www.uv.es/javier/index_archivos/Page2085.htm.

[32] Esparcia, J., Escribano, J., Serrano, J.J., 2016. An analysis of social capital approach and its contribution to the study of local development processes. Investigaciones Regionales – Journal of Regional Research, 34, 49-71 [in Spanish].

[33] Everett, M., Borgatti, S.P., 2005. Ego network betweenness. Social Networks, 27, 31-38. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2004.11.007.

[34] Flap, H.D., De Graaf, N.D., 1986. Social capital and attained occupational status. The Netherlands Journal of Sociology, 22, 145-161.

[35] Flap, H.D., Boxman, E., 2001. Getting started: the influence of social capital on the start of the occupational career. In: Lin, N., Cook, K.S., Burt, R.S., (Eds.), Social capital: Theory and research. Aldine de Gruyter, New York, 159 – 184.

[36] Fowler, J.H., Christakis, N.A., 2008. Dynamic spread of happiness in a large social network: longitudinal analysis over 20 years in the Framingham Heart Study. BMJ, 337, a2338. doi:10.1136/bmj.a2338.

[37] Frank, L.B., 2015. Social norms about a health issue in work group networks.. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12, 11621 – 11639. doi:10.3390/ijerph120911621.

[38] Giannella, E., Fischer, C.S., 2016. An inductive typology of egocentric networks. Social Networks, 47, 15 – 23. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2016.02.003.

[39] Granovetter, M.S. 1974. Getting a job: a study of contacts and careers. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

[40] Granovetter, M.S., 1973. Strength of weak ties. American Sociological Review, 78, 1360–1380.

[41] Grossetti, M., 2005. Where do social relations come from? A study of personal networks in the Toulouse area of France. Social Networks, 27, 289 – 300. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2004.11.004.

[42] Grossetti, M., 2007. Are French networks different? Social Networks, 29, 391 – 404. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2007.01.005.

[43] Halgin, D., Borgatti, S.P., 2012. An introduction to personal network analysis and tie churn statistics using E-NET. Connections, 32, 1, 37 – 48.

[44] Heckathorn, D., 1997. Respondent-driven sampling: a new approach to the study of hidden populations. Social Problems, 44, 2, 174 – 199.

[45] Heckathorn, D., 2011. Snowball versus respondent-driven sampling. Sociological Methodology, 41, 1, 355 – 366. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9531.2011.01244.x

[46] Hsieh, Y.P., 2015. Check the phone book: testing information and communicationtechnology (ICT) recall aids for personal network surveys. Social Networks, 41, 101 – 112. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2014.11.006.

[47] Herz, A., Oliver, C., 2014. Transnational social network analysis. Transnational Social Review, 2, 1, 11 – 29.

[48] Herz, A., 2015. Relational constitution of social support in migrants’ transnational personal communities. Social Networks, 40, 64 – 74. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2014.08.001.

[49] Hogan, B., Melville, J.R., Phillips II, G., Janulis, P., Contractor, N., Mustanski, B.S., 2016. Evaluating the paper-to-screen translation of participant-aided sociograms with high-risk participants. CHI ‘16 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.

[50] Kalish, Y, Robins, G., 2006. Psychological predispositions and network structure: the relationship between individual predispositions, structural holes and network closure. Social Networks, 28, 56 – 84. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2005.04.004.

[51] Kawachi, I., Colditz, G.A., Ascherio, A., Rimm, E.B., Giovannucci, E., Stampfer, M.J., Willett, W.C., 1996. A prospective study of social networks in relation to total mortality and cardiovascular disease in men in the USA. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 50, 245-251. doi:10.1136/jech.50.3.245.

[52] Keim, S., Klarner, A., Bernardi, L., 2013. Tie strength and family formation: which personal relationships are influential? Personal Relationships, 20, 3, 462-78. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6811.2012.01418.x.

[53] Kef, S., Hox, J.J., Habekothe, H.T., 2000. Social networks of visually impaired and blind adolescents. Structure and effect on well-being. Social Networks, 22, 73 – 91.

[54] Killworth, P.D., McCarty, C., Bernard, H.R., Shelly, A. G., Johnsen, E.C., 1998. Estimation of seroprevalence, rape, and homelessness in the United States using a social network approach. Evaluation Review, 22, 289 – 308. doi: 10.1177/0193841X9802200205.

[55] Klovdahl, A.S., Potterat, J.J., Woodhouse, D.E., Muth, J.B, Muth, S.Q., Darrow, W.W., 1994. Social networks and infectious disease: the Colorado Springs study. Social Science & Medicine Journal, 38, 1, 79 – 88.

[56] Kowald, M., van den Berg, P., Frei, A., Carrasco, J.A., Arentze, T., Axhausen, K., Mok, D., Timmermans, H., Wellman, B., 2013. Distance patterns of personal networks in four countries: a comparative study. Journal of Transport Geography, 31, 236 – 248. doi:10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2013.06.006.

[57] Kronenwett, M., Schonhuth, M., 2011. VennMaker 1.2 Manual. Trier. http://www.vennmaker.com/files/VennMaker_1_2_Manual.pdf.

[58] Krug, G., 2012. (When) Is job-finding via personal contacts a meaningful concept for social network analysis? A comment to Chua (2011). Social Networks, 34, 527 – 533. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2012.05.002.

[59] Lerner, J., Lubbers, M.J., Molina, J.L., Brandes, U., 2014. Social Capital Companion: capturing personal networks as they are lived. Grafo Working Papers, 3, 3, 18-37.

[60] Lin, N., 1999. Social networks and status attainment. Annual Review of Sociology, 25, 467 – 487. doi: 10.1146/annurev.soc.25.1.467.

[61] Lu, X., 2013. Linked ego networks: improving estimate reliability and validity with respondent-driven sampling. Social Networks, 35, 4, 669 – 685. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2013.10.001.

[62] Lubbers, M.J., Molina, J.L., Lerner, J., Brandes, U., Avila, J., McCarty, C., 2010. Longitudinal analysis of personal networks. The case of Argentinean migrants in Spain. Social Networks, 32, 91 – 104. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2009.05.001.

[63] Lubbers, M. J., Molina, J. L., McCarty, C., 2007. Personal networks and ethnic identifications: the case of migrants in Spain. International Sociology, 22(6), 721-741.

[64] Luken, V.M., Tranmer, M., 2010. Personal support networks of immigrants to Spain: a multilevel analysis. Social Networks, 32, 253 – 262. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2010.03.002.

[65] Maltiel, R., Raftery, A.E., McCormick, T.H., Baraff, A.J., 2015. Estimating population size using the network scale up method. The Annals of Applied Statistics, 9, 3, 1247 – 1277. doi: 10.1214/15-AOAS827.

[66] Marin, A., 2004. Are respondents more likely to list alters with certain characteristics? Implications for name generator data. Social Networks, 26, 289 – 307. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2004.06.001.

[67] Marineau, J.E., Labianca, G.-(J.), Kane, G.C., 2015. Direct and indirect negative ties and individual performance. Social Networks, 44, 238 – 252. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2015.09.003.

[68] Maya-Jariego, I., Ramos, D.H., del Corral, D.F., 2016. Relations between professional groups in the Atlantic and Mediterranean fishing enclaves of Andalusia (Spain): a personal networks approach with clustered graphs. Marine Policy, 72, 48 – 58. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2016.06.013.

[69] Maya-Jariego, I., Holgado, D., 2015. Living in the metropolitan area. Correlation of interurban mobility with the structural cohesion of personal networks and the originative sense of community. Psychosocial Intervention, 24, 185 – 190. doi:10.1016/j.psi.2015.09.001.

[70] McCarty, C., 2002. Structure in personal networks. Journal of Social Structure, 3, 1.

[71] McCarty, C., Killworth, P.D., Rennell, J., 2007. Impact of methods for reducing respondent burden on personal network structural measures. Social Networks, 29, 300 – 315. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2006.12.005.

[72] McPherson, M., Smith-Lovin, L., Brashears, M. E., 2006. Social isolation in America: changes in core discussion networks over two decades. American Sociological Review, 71, 3, 353-375.

[73] Min, M.O., Tracy, E.M., Kim, H., Park, H., Jun, M. K., Brown, S., McCarty, C., Laudet, A., 2013. Changes in personal networks of women in residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 45, 4, 325 – 334. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2013.04.006.

[74] Min, M.O., Tracy, E.M., Park, H., 2014. Impact of trauma symptomatology on personal networks among substance using women. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 142, 277 – 282. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.06.032.

[75] Miritello, G., Moro, E., Lara, R., Lopez-Martinez, R., Belchamber, J., Roberts, S.G.B., Dunbar, R.I.M., 2013. Time as a limited resource: communication strategy in mobile phone networks. Social Networks, 35, 89 – 95. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2013.01.003.

[76] Molina, J.L., Petermann, S., Herz, A., 2012. Defining and measuring transnational fields. Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Gottingen.

[77] Mollenhorst, G., Volker, B., Flap, H., 2008a. Social contexts and core discussion networks. using a choice-constraint approach to study similarity in intimate personal relationships. Social Forces 86, 937–965.

[78] Mollenhorst, G., Volker, B., Flap, H., 2008b. Social contexts and personal relationships: the effect of meeting opportunities on similarity for relationships of different strength. Social Networks, 30, 60 – 68. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2007.07.003.

[79] Mollenhorst, G., Volker, B., Flap, H., 2011. Shared contexts and triadic closure in core discussion networks. Social Networks 33, 292-302.

[80] Mollenhorst, G., Volker, B., Flap, H., 2014. Changes in personal relationships: how social contexts affect theemergence and discontinuation of relationships. Social Networks, 37, 65 – 80. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2013.12.003.

[81] Moran, M.B., Frank, L.B., Zhao, N., Gonzalez, C., Thainiyom, P., Murphy, S.T., Ball-Rokeach, S.J., 2016. An argument for ecological research and intervention in health communication. Journal of Health Communication, 21, 2, 135–138. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1128021.

[82] Mouw, T., Verdery, A.M., 2012. Network sampling with memory: a poposal for more efficient sampling from social networks. Sociological Methodology, 42, 206 – 256. doi: 10.1177/0081175012461248.

[83] O’Malley, A.J., Arbesman, S., Steiger, D.M., Fowler, J.H., Christakis, N.A., 2012. Egocentric social network structure, health, and pro-social behaviors in a national panel study of Americans. PLoS ONE, 7, 5, e36250. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036250.

[84] Opp, K.-D., Gern, C., 1993. Dissident groups, personal networks, and spontaneous cooperation: the East German revolution of 1989. American Sociological Review, 58, 5, 659-680.

[85] Panebianco, D., Gallupe, O., Carrington, P.J., Colozzi, I., 2016. Personal support networks, social capital, and risk of relapse among individuals treated for substance use issues. International Journal of Drug Policy, 27, 146 - 153. doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.09.009.

[86] Park, N., Lee, S., Kim, J.H., 2012. Individuals’ personal network characteristics and patterns of Facebook use: a social network approach. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 1700 – 1707. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2012.04.009.

[87] Rozer, J.J., Mollenhorst, G., Volker, B., 2015. Romantic relationship formation, maintenance and changes in personal networks. Advances in Life Course Research, 23, 86 – 97. doi:10.1016/j.alcr.2014.12.001.

[88] Sciandra, A., Gioachin, F., Finos, L., 2015. Tool for ego-centric measures in social network analysis. https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/egonet/egonet.pdf

[89] Scott, J., 2011. Social network analysis: developments, advances, and prospects. SOCNET, 1, 21-26. doi: 10.1007/s13278-010-0012-6.

[90] Shipilov, A., Labianca, G., Kalnysh, V., Kalnys, Y., 2014. Network-building behavioral tendencies, range, and promotion speed. Social Networks, 39, 71 – 83. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2014.03.006.

[91] Siciliano, M.D., Yenigun, D., Ertan, G., 2012. Estimating network structure via random sampling: cognitive social structures and the adaptive threshold method. Social Networks, 34, 585 – 600. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2012.06.004.

[92] Smith, K.P., Christakis, N., 2008. Social networks and health. Annual Review of Sociology, 34, 405 – 429. doi: 10.1146/annurev.soc.34.040507.134601.

[93] Snijders, T.A.B., Spreen, M., Zwaagstra, R., 1995. The use of multilevel modeling for analyzing personal networks: networks of cocaine users in an urban area. Journal of Quantitative Anthropology, 5, 85 – 105.

[94] Spurk, D., Meinecke, A. L., Kauffeld, S., Volmer, J., 2015a. Gender, professional networks, and subjective career success within early academic science careers. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 14, 121–130. doi:10.1027/1866-5888/a000131.

[95] Spurk, D., Kauffeld, S., Barthauer, L., Heinemann, N. S.R., 2015b. Fostering networking behavior, career planning and optimism, and subjective career success: an intervention study. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 87, 134-144. doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2014.12.007.

[96] Song, L., Chang, T.-Y., 2012. Do resources of network members help in help seeking? Social capital and health information search. Social Networks, 34, 658 – 669. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2012.08.002.

[97] Valente, T. W., 1995. Network models of the diffusion of innovations. Hampton Press, Creskill, NJ.

[98] Valente, T.W., 1996. Social network thresholds in the diffusion of innovations. Social Networks, 18, 68 – 89.

[99] Vanbrabant, K., Kuppens, P., Braeken, J., Demaerschalk, E., Boeren, A., Tuerlinckx, F., 2012. A relationship between verbal aggression and personal network size. Social Networks, 34, 164 – 170. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2011.10.008.

[100] van Duijn, M.A.J., van Busschbach, J.T., Snijders, T.A.B., 1999. Multilevel analysis of personal networks as dependent variables. Social Networks, 21, 187 – 209.

[101] Van Tubergen, F., Al-Modaf, O.A., Almosaed, N.F., Al-Ghamdi, M.B.S., 2016. Personal networks in Saudi Arabia: the role of ascribed and achieved characteristics. Social Networks, 45, 45 – 54.

[102] Wasserman, S., Faust, K., 1994. Social network analysis. Methods and applications. Cambridge University Press, New York.

[103] Wellman, B., 1988. Structural analysis: from method and metaphor to theory and substance. In: B. Wellman, S.D. Berkowitz (Eds.), Social structures a network approach. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 19 – 61.

[104] Wejnert, C., 2010. Social network analysis with respondent-driven sampling data: a study of racial integration on campus. Social Networks, 32, 112 – 124. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2009.09.002.

[105] Yen, T.-J., Fu, Y.-C., Hwang, J.-S., 2016. Alters as species: predicting personal network size from contact diaries. Social Networks, 45, 78-88. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2015.12.001.

Journal Information

Cited By

Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 0 0 0
Full Text Views 183 183 27
PDF Downloads 77 77 11