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>> 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.


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  

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