Social Networks

(The TQCC of Social Networks is 7. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Using social network analysis to study crime: Navigating the challenges of criminal justice records39
Who is dropped and why? Methodological and substantive accounts for network loss38
Family separation and refugee mental health–A network perspective37
Connecting mobile social media with psychosocial well-being: Understanding relationship between WeChat involvement, network characteristics, online capital and life satisfaction36
What is(n’t) a friend? Dimensions of the friendship concept among adolescents34
Missing data in cross-sectional networks – An extensive comparison of missing data treatment methods30
Networks in lockdown: The consequences of COVID-19 for social relationships and feelings of loneliness25
The duality of firms and directors in board interlock networks: A relational event modeling approach25
Does unemployment lead to isolation? The consequences of unemployment for social networks24
Unpacking Burt’s constraint measure24
Social network research in health care settings: Design and data collection23
Evaluating heterogeneous brokerage: New conceptual and methodological approaches and their application to multi-level environmental governance networks23
Exponential random graph models for little networks22
The presentation of the networked self: Ethics and epistemology in social network analysis22
Studying organized crime networks: Data sources, boundaries and the limits of structural measures21
Network Canvas: Key decisions in the design of an interviewer-assisted network data collection software suite20
Network brokerage and the perception of leadership19
Gender, rank, and social networks on an enterprise social media platform19
Innovation capability: A sociometric approach18
Collecting survey-based social network information in work organizations18
Collecting large personal networks in a representative sample of Dutch women17
Believe it when you see it: Dyadic embeddedness and reputation effects on trust in cryptomarkets for illegal drugs17
Whom do we lose? The case of dissimilarity in personal networks17
If you do not know who knows what: Advice seeking under changing conditions of uncertainty after an acquisition17
Triadic balance in the brain: Seeking brain evidence for Heider’s structural balance theory17
Dynamic network analysis of contact diaries16
Connecting the dots: implementing and evaluating a network intervention to foster scientific collaboration and productivity16
Balancing bias and burden in personal network studies15
How social ties transcend class boundaries? Network variability as tool for exploring occupational homophily15
Identifying individuals associated with organized criminal networks: A social network analysis15
Crowdfunding digital platforms: Backer networks and their impact on project outcomes15
Multilevel determinants of collaboration between organised criminal groups14
“I’m not an antivaxxer, but…”: Spurious and authentic diversity among vaccine critical activists14
What kinds of social networks protect older adults’ health during a pandemic? The tradeoff between preventing infection and promoting mental health14
Key aspects of covert networks data collection: Problems, challenges, and opportunities14
Network structure influence on simulated network interventions for behaviour change14
Social network analysis: New ethical approaches through collective reflexivity. Introduction to the special issue of Social Networks14
Universal evolution patterns of degree assortativity in social networks14
How does the behaviour of the core differ from the periphery? – An international trade network analysis13
Networks from culture: Mechanisms of tie-formation follow institutionalized rules in social fields13
Networks never rest: An investigation of network evolution in three species of animals13
Lay theories of networking ability: Beliefs that inhibit instrumental networking12
Adoption and adaptation: A computational case study of the spread of Granovetter's weak ties hypothesis12
Homophily in collaborations among US House Representatives, 1981–201812
Whose results are these anyway? Reciprocity and the ethics of “giving back” after social network research12
Building a structural typology of personal networks: Individual differences in the cohesion of interpersonal environment12
Worth the weight: Conceptualizing and measuring strong versus weak tie homophily12
The coevolution of trade agreements and investment treaties: Some evidence from network analysis11
Using Trellis software to enhance high-quality large-scale network data collection in the field11
How new is “New”? Who gets added in a panel study of personal networks?11
Let it go or let it grow? – Personal network development and the mobilization of intra-organizational social capital11
k-means-based algorithm for blockmodeling linked networks11
Assessing the missing data problem in criminal network analysis using forensic DNA data11
Farm size shapes friend choice amongst rice producers in China: Some evidence for the theory of network ecology11
Does the spatial distribution of social ties impact neighborhood and city attachment? Differentials among urban/rural contexts10
Multiplexity as a lens to investigate the cultural meanings of interpersonal ties10
Exploratory social-spatial network analysis of global migration structure10
Social network and family business: Uncovering hybrid family firms10
Social complex contagion in music listenership: A natural experiment with 1.3 million participants10
Gender inequalities in research funding: Unequal network configurations, or unequal network returns?10
More than one’s negative ties: The role of friends’ antipathies in high school gossip9
Exploring the role of network diversity and resources in relationship to generalized trust in Norway9
Dynamics of social capital in Urban China, 1999 to 2014: An age-period-cohort analysis9
Transitions of women’s substance use recovery networks and 12-month sobriety outcomes9
Network stability in organizational flux: The case of in-house management consulting9
Moral bureaucracies and social network research9
Friends, family, and family friends: Predicting friendships of Dutch women9
Network sampling coverage III: Imputation of missing network data under different network and missing data conditions8
Ethical implications of network data in business and management settings8
Identifying relationships between personal social networks and spatial mobility: A study using smartphone tracing and related surveys8
Kudos make you run! How runners influence each other on the online social network Strava8
Positive and negative tie perceptual accuracy: Pollyanna principle vs. negative asymmetry explanations8
The potential of online social networking data for augmenting the study of high-risk personal networks among young men who have sex with men at-risk for HIV8
The network of interfamily marriages in ’Ndrangheta8
A community matching based approach to measuring layer similarity in multilayer networks8
Teammate invitation networks: The roles of recommender systems and prior collaboration in team assembly8
Hubs and Authorities in the Koch Brothers Network8
Participant engagement in environmentally focused social network research8
Network recall among older adults with cognitive impairments8
Friendship network formation in Chinese middle schools: Patterns of inequality and homophily7
Network integration within a prison-based therapeutic community7
Drivers of tie formation in the Canadian climate change policy network: Belief homophily and social structural processes7
Keeping to the code: How local norms of friendship and dating inform macro-structures of adolescents’ romantic networks7
Spatial structure of workplace and communication between colleagues: A study of E-mail exchange and spatial relatedness on the MIT campus7
Exploring the stability of communication network metrics in a dynamic nursing context7
Group dynamics on multidimensional object threat appraisals7
Anagraphical relationships and crime specialization within Cosa Nostra7
Who benefits from network intervention programs? TERGM analysis across ten Philippine low-income communities7
The embeddedness of social relations in inter-firm competitive structures7
The civic elite: A network perspective on elite consolidation among community-based organizations, 1998–20167
Re-evaluating standards of human subjects protection for sensitive health data in social media networks7
You said, they said: A framework on informant accuracy with application to studying self-reports and peer-reports7