Call for papers for a session on “Dynamic networks of adolescents”

at the XXXIII. Sunbelt Conference, May 21-26, 2013 University of Hamburg, Germany

Adolescence is a period when a lot of changes occur. These changes concern ways of behavior and relations among peers. The aim of this session is to bring together international researchers who are interested in the dynamics within networks of adolescents. Topics may involve (empirical) studies on
(a) the evolution of networks (e.g. positive, negative, multiple relations, and clique structure),
(b) the effects of networks on behavior and attitudes,
(c) or a combination of both.

Submission will be closing on December 31 at 11:59:59 EST. Please limit your abstract to 250 words.
Proceed to abstract submission:
When submitting your abstract, please select “Dynamic networks of adolescents” as session title in the drop down box on the submission site. To be extra sure please put a note in the “additional notes” box on the abstract submission form that states Andrea Knecht as the session organizer.
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Kind regards,
Andrea Knecht

Dr. Andrea Knecht | LS für Soziologie& Empirische Sozialforschung | Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg | Findelgasse 7/9 | D-90402 Nürnberg | Fon: +49 911 5302 786 | Fax: +49 911 5302 660