***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Dr Stokes, We'd appreciate it if you could explain in some more detail why you haven't found Kenneth Bailey's Social Entropy work to be of any use. thanks, Barry Wellman _______________________________________________________________________ S.D. Clark Professor of Sociology, FRSC NetLab Director Department of Sociology University of Toronto 725 Spadina Avenue, Room 388 Toronto Canada M5S 2J4 http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman fax:+1-416-978-3963 Updating history: http://chass.utoronto.ca/oldnew/cybertimes.php _______________________________________________________________________ > Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2009 18:10:02 -0000 > From: Paul Stokes <[log in to unmask]> > Subject: Re: Social entropy > > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Rhonda, > > I never found Bailey's work to be of much use. Yoy may however want to check > out my Viability of Societies: Governance and Complexity Today. > > Here is the Amazon link: > http://www.amazon.com/Viability-Societies-Governance-Complexity-Today/dp/3639111966/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1234116281&sr=1-1 > > Get back to me if there anything I can help you with. > > Paul A. Stokes PhD > School of Sociology > UCD Dublin > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Rhonda McEwen" <[log in to unmask]> > To: <[log in to unmask]> > Sent: Friday, February 06, 2009 7:10 PM > Subject: Social entropy > > > Hi SocNetters: > > > > I am a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto (Faculty of Information) > > looking at youth mobile phone information practices vis-a-vis their > > personal networks. I have come across Social Entropy (e.g. Kenneth > > Bailey's work) and wondered if anyone has done/ knows of research on > > networks that use this concept? > > > > Thanks, > > Rhonda McEwen > > iSchool @ University of Toronto > > rhonda dot mcewen at utoronto dot ca -30- _____________________________________________________________________ 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.