Author(s): Duane F. Alwin, Diane H. Felmlee, Derek A. Kreager
This quantity engages the interface between the improvement of human lives and social relational networks. It makes a speciality of the mixing of 2 subfields of sociology/social science&ndash the existence route and social networks. Research practitioners finding out social networks normally focal point on social construction or social group, ignoring the advanced lives of the folks in the ones networks. At the similar time, existence route researchers have a tendency to concentrate on person lives with out essentially finding out the contexts of social relationships by which lives are embedded and “related” to each other thru social networks. These patterns are converting and this e book creates an target audience of researchers who will higher combine the 2 subfields. It covers the function of social networks around the existence span, from youth and formative years, to midlife, thru previous age.