studying diversity with social network analysis

Florence Villesèche, Christoph Houman Ellersgaard, Anton Grau Larsen

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Abstract

In this chapter, we argue that social network analysis (SNA), a method based on graph theory and statistical techniques, can help move the field of diversity research forward. We provide the reader with an introduction to the origins of the method, its key assumptions and essential terms, and connect these to diversity scholarship that has used SNA. To illustrate our argument and demonstrate possible applications of SNA and how it could contribute to diversity scholarship, we develop a practical example of gender in Denmark’s power elite. We conclude with a discussion of how we further envision the use of SNA in different methodological and epistemological traditions.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelThe Routledge Companion to Organizational Diversity Research Methods
Antal sider14
ForlagRoutledge
Publikationsdato1 jan. 2020
Sider228-241
ISBN (Trykt)9780367211486
ISBN (Elektronisk)9780429556234
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 1 jan. 2020
Udgivet eksterntJa

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