The missing link: Social network analysis in migration and transnationalism.

TítolThe missing link: Social network analysis in migration and transnationalism.
Tipus de publicacióJournal Article
Any de publicació2017
AutorsBilecen, B, Gamper, M, Lubbers, M
JournalSocial Networks
Paraules clauSocial network analysis; Migration; Transnationalism; Personal networks
Resum

The focus on social networks in migration studies marked a significant departure of understanding.Socialnetworks are not only a mechanism through which the migration process is patterned, but they also have broader implications for migrants and non-migrants alike. Despite the fact that the network character
of migration processes has long been recognized in migration studies, for a long time, Social Network Analysis has not been applied. Taking this scholarly omission as a starting point, we seek in this special issue to discuss recent research into social networks and migration that use SNA approaches

DOI10.1016/j.socnet.2017.07.001
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