Social Networks and the Environment

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Julio Videras (2013)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1146/annurev-resource-091912-151912
  • Subject: social network analysis, social capital, homophily, natural resource management, climate change adaptation
    • jel: jel:Q10 | jel:Q20 | jel:Q53 | jel:Q54 | jel:Q56 | jel:Z13

This review discusses empirical research on social networks and the environment; it summarizes findings from representative studies and the conceptual frameworks social scientists use to examine the role of social networks. The article presents basic concepts in social network analysis, summarizes common challenges of empirical research on social networks, and outlines areas for future research. Finally, the article discusses the normative and positive meanings of social networks.
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