***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Loet: >> Eisenberg and Goodall (2004) suggest that is perhaps an >> unresolvable tension ... >The tension remains unresolvable if one does not specify the mechanisms. >Indeed, the mechanisms at the level of society generate uncertainty with >which the individual has to cope. Social network analysis provides us with >statics or at best comparative statics, but not with the specification of >the dynamics. Ryan: What is the difference between a tension and a social network? Could one use SNA to model "tensions"? What is the difference between a relationship and a tension? Ryan Lanham _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.