Network Constituents: Exploring Contents

  • Rajee Kanagavel


This chapter describes the structural (such as network size and interconnectedness of the members who make up the network) and compositional properties (such as tie strength, duration, and family) of the international students’ networks. As transnationalism is operationalised in this study through the geographical dispersion of respondents’ social networks, this chapter describes transnationality at the level of both the individual and the network. The personal networks of the surveyed international students are described using key dimensions, focusing the analysis in the context of transnational perspectives and viewing it together with other characteristics of the networks.


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  • Rajee Kanagavel
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  1. 1.School of Social SciencesSingapore Management UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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