Strong and weak ties
Some network relations are formed with close relationships and last for a long time, some can be more temporary, casual and change over time. Both are important and meaningful. This section describes the nature of strong and weak ties in networks.
- Granovetter, M. 1973. The Strength of Weak Ties. American Journal of Sociology 78(6):1360-1380.
- Vervoort, M. 2010. Ethnic Concentration in the Neighbourhood and Ethnic Minorities' Social Integration: Weak and Strong Social Ties Examined. Urban Studies 49(4) 897–915, 2012.
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