***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ *****
I did a laaarge lit review on social support some years ago. (Away in UK;
I don't have time to be more specific.) Go to my website, and "about
Barry" and you will find the precise reference.
Barry Wellman Professor of Sociology NetLab Director
[log in to unmask] http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman
Centre for Urban & Community Studies University of Toronto
455 Spadina Avenue Toronto Canada M5S 2G8 fax:+1-416-978-7162
On Mon, 11 Nov 2002, Hank Green wrote:
> Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 18:32:46 -0500
> From: Hank Green <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: support networks
> ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ *****
> hi all,
> quickly, i'm looking for key references on social support networks: what
> causes them, what they effect. that's really broad, i know. more
> specifically, i'm wondering if there is work that shows that environmental
> uncertainty (political, social, economic, and/or physical) can encourage
> network formation and that those networks help to mitigate the effects of
> an uncertain environment for individuals.
> also, is there any work that variation in network position correlates with
> variation in perceived uncertainty? i.e. the more centrally located you
> are, the less likely you are to feel that the environment is uncertain?
> thanks in advance for your guidance.
> SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social
> network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send
> an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line
> UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.
SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social
network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send
an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line
UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.