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Network Exchange Theory

Network Exchange Theory

by David Willer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900275953781
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/05/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

DAVID WILLER is Professor of sociology at the University of South Carolina. Among his earlier publications are Theory and the Experimental Investigation of Social Structures (1987) and, edited with Bo Anderson, Networks Exchange and Coercion (1981).

Table of Contents


Network Exchange Theory: Issues and Directions

Actors in Relations

Relations in Structures

Power Relations


Power Relations in Exchange Networks by Markovsky, Willer and Patton

The Discovery of Weak Power

Exclusion and Power


Exclusion and Power: A Test of Four Theories of Power in Exchange Networks by Skvoretz and Willer

Negotiated Exchanges


Negotiated Exchanges in Social Networks by Lovaglia et al.

An Alternative for Predicting Weak Power by Lovaglia and Willer

Network Connections


Network Connections and Exchange Ratios: Theory, Predictions and Experimental Tests by Willer and Skvoretz

Power and Influence


Power and Influence: A Theoretical Bridge by Willer, Lovaglia and Markovsky

Status Influence and Status Value by Thye

Recent Problems and Solutions in Network Exchange Theory


An Automated Approach to the Theoretical Analysis of Difficult Problems by Lovaglia et al.

A New Method for Finding Power Structures by Simpson and Willer

Developing Network Exchange Theory

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