This module gives you a taste of network theorizing. We will read and discuss a few classic papers.
Granovetter, M. S. (1973). The strength of weak ties. American journal of sociology, 78(6), 1360-1380.
Burt, R. S. (2002). The social capital of structural holes. The new economic sociology: Developments in an emerging field, 148(90), 122.
(handout) Mechanisms of Network Dynamics
Centola, D. (2015). The social origins of networks and diffusion. American Journal of Sociology, 120(5), 1295-1338.
Lin, N. (1999). Social networks and status attainment. Annual review of sociology, 25(1), 467-487.
DiMaggio, P. J., & Powell, W. W. (1983). The iron cage revisited: Institutional isomorphism and collective rationality in organizational fields. American sociological review, 147-160.
Uzzi, 1996. The Sources and Consequences of Embeddedness for the Economic Performance of Organizations: The Network Effect. American Sociological Review.
From last week but still relevant:
Borgatti, S.P. & Halgin, D.S. (2011). On Network Theory. Organization Science. September/October 2011 22(5):1168-1181