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Here is a another homophily paper that will be published in the fall

 

Weare, C., J. A. Musso, et al. (Forthcoming). "Cross-Talk: The Role of Homophily and Elite Bias in Civic Associations." Social Forces.

One of the contributions of this paper is to develop statistical tests for evaluating the significance of observed levels of homophily. 

 

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There are numerous.  A few are here:

Kandel, Denise B.. (1978) Homophily, selection, and socialization in adolescent friendships, American Journal of Sociology, 84: 427-436

McPherson, Miller, Lyn Smith-Lovin & James M. Cook. 2002. Birds of a Feather: Homophily in Social Networks. Annual Review of Sociology, 27: 415-444.

Monge, Peter R. and Noshir S. Contractor. 2003. “Homophily, Proximity, and Social Support”, Chapter 8 in their Theories of Communication Networks. New York: Oxford University Press

Moody, James. 2001. Race, School Integration and Friendship Segregation in America. American Journal of Sociology, 107: 679-716.

Suitor, J. Jill, Karl Pillemer, & Shirley Keeton. 1995. When Experience Counts: The Effects of Experiential and Structural Similarity on Patterns of Support and Interpersonal Stress. Social Forces, 73: 1573-1588

Kirke, D. M. 2004. Chain Reactions in Adolescents’ Cigarette, Alcohol, and Drug Use: Similarity through Peer Influence or the Patterning of Ties in Peer Networks? Social Networks, 26 (3): 3-28.

Hamm, Jill. 2000. Do Birds of a Feather Flock Together? The Variable Bases for African American, Asian American and European American Adolescent Selection of Similar Friends. Developmental Psychology, 36(2): 209-219.

Mesch, Gustavo and Ilan Talmud (2007) “The Impact of Online Relations on Homophily: A Social Network Analysis”. Journal of Research on Adolescence 17,2, 455-466.


öéèåè Ian McCulloh:

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Hello SOCNET people,

 

A collegue of mine asked me if I could tell him some of the key publications that describe the concept of homophily as a cause of relationships in social networks.  Before I respond to him, I thought I would poll the group.  Thanks in advance for your input.

 

Ian

 

Ian McCulloh, Ph.D.

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U.S. Military Academy

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