|Title||Recognizing modes of acculturation in personal networks of migrants|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Brandes, U, Lerner, J, Lubbers, M, McCarty, C, Molina, JL, Nagel, U|
|Journal||Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences|
|Keywords||Personal networks; network ensemble; role structure; acculturation|
An individual's personal network encodes social contacts as well as relations among them. Personal networks are therefore considered to be characteristic and meaningful variables of individuals—supplementing more traditional characteristics such as age, gender, race, or job position.