***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Mesch Gustavo and Ilan Talmud. (2006). _"Online Friendship Formation, Communication Channels, and Social Closeness_ <pdf/Online%20Friendship%20Formationpdf.pdf>"./International Journal of Internet Sciences/. 1, 1, 29-44. Mesch, Gustavo and Ilan Talmud (2007) _"The Impact of Online Relations on Homophily: A Social Network Analysis". _/_Jo_/ <pdf/Quality.pdf>/urnal of Research on Adolescence/ 17,2, 455-466. Mesch, Gustavo and Ilan Talmud. (2006). "_The Quality of Online and Offline Relationships, the role of multiplexity and duration"._ <pdf/The%20Quality%20of%20Online%20and%20Offline%20Relationships1.pdf> /The Information Society/, 22(3) ????? Alexandra Marin: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > Hello, > > I'm looking for research that compares homophily of strong versus weak > ties. I find it everywhere as truism that strong ties are more > homophilous than weak ties, and there are plenty of studies of > homophily among strong ties or diversity of weak ties, but I can't > seem to find anything explicitly comparing the two. I would be > especially interested in research that compares strong ties to > quite-weak ties as opposed to closer and less close parts of core > networks, but even the latter would be useful. > > Thank you, > Ali > > _____________________________________________________________________ > 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. -- Ilan Talmud, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Haifa Phones: 972-4-8240992 (office direct) 972-4-8240995 / 8249505 (secretaries) (cell) 972-522-220914 Fax: 972-4-8240819 http://soc.haifa.ac.il/~talmud/ http://soc.haifa.ac.il/community Call me free: http://www.jajah.com/Ilantalmud _____________________________________________________________________ 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.