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Many of us know the great homophily review paper by
McPherson, Miller, Lynn Smith-Lovin, and James M. Cook. 2001. "Birds of 
a Feather: Homophily in Social Networks." Annual Review of Sociology 
27:415-444. [altho my spell checker needed to be taught "homophily"]

But my colleagues and I are wondering about more recent work, probably 
How is the probability of forming a homophilic tie with similar people 
(gender, religion, ethnicity, race, etc.) affected by the number of 
similar people (e.g., % same race) in the environing social context, be 
it city, organization, school etc.

Your advice would be greatly appreciated


Barry Wellman, FRSC               Director, NetLab Network
Founder, International Network for Social Network Analysis

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