***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** I would also be interested in references that anyone may have on network based empowerment. Thanks! -- Salud, Charles R. Collins M.A. Community Change Group Ecological-Community Psychology Michigan State University [log in to unmask] [log in to unmask] 1-517-355-3825 On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 5:42 AM, Rick Davies <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Hi all > > I am working with a HIV/AIDS program, helping them to articulate the > Theory-of-Change behind the intervention. > One aim is the empowerment of sex workers. This raises questions of > definition and measurement of this construct. > Many trees have already been sacrificed in discussions of how to define and > measure empowerment > > My question, as a person on the periphery of SNA research, is: Are there > any potentially useful network-based definitions of empowerment, such as > those describing a person's positions within their wider network. Or is an > overly ambitous expectation, because of the importance of local context. > > Short explanations, or weblink references to longer discussions, would be > much appreciated > > with thanks, > > Rick Davies (Dr), > Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant, Cambridge, United Kingdom. > Home: +44 (0) 1223 841 367 | Mobile:+44 (0) 7855 766 354 > Skype: rickjdavies | Email: [log in to unmask] > Monitoring and Evaluation NEWS at http://www.mande.co.uk > Homepage at http://richardjdavies.wordpress.com/ > > _____________________________________________________________________ > 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. _____________________________________________________________________ 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.