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Lab - Cliques and Subgroups
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Gartrell, David. 2010. “Lab - Cliques and Subgroups”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


As Scott tells us at the beginning of Ch. 6, network researchers have long been interested in the clustering and "clumping" of networks into highly cohesive subgroups. In the classic studies of the Western Electric plant and of "Yankee City", such subgroups were depicted as having great impact on the norms, attitudes, beliefs, and actions of their...

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Subject Area(s):
Social Networks
Resource Type(s):
Class Activity
Class Level(s):
College 300

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