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Table of contents (17 chapters)
About this book
- Open Access
- Social Networks
- Health Inequalities
- Social Inequalities in Health
- Social Determinants of Health
- Social Network Analysis
- Social Capital
- Social Support
- Health Sociology
- Health Psychology
- Social Status
Editors and Affiliations
Thünen Institute of Rural Studies, Braunschweig, Germany
Andreas Klärner, Sylvia Keim-Klärner
Department of Cultural and Educational Sociology at the Department of Education and Social Sciences of the Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Institute of Medical Sociology (IMS), Medical Faculty, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
Department of Psychology, Medical School Berlin – School of Health & Medicine, Berlin, Germany
Holger von der Lippe
Institute of Medical Sociology, Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
About the editors
Andreas Klärner (PD Dr.) is Senior Researcher at the Thünen Institute of Rural Studies in Brunswick, Germany and also teaches at the University of Rostock, Germany. His research interests are social and health inequalities, rural poverty, and mixed-methods social network research. He is currently speaker of the standing group ‘Sociological Network Research’ in the German Sociological Association.
Markus Gamper (PD Dr.) is Assistant Professor at Department of Education and Social Sciences, University of Cologne. His research interests are social network analysis, sociology of migration and religion, social inequality, and the sociology of youth. He is the inventor and developer of the VennMaker software for visual-communicative analysis of social relationships and social networks.
Sylvia Keim-Klärner (Dr.) is Senior Researcher at the Thünen Institute of Rural Studies in Brunswick, Germany. Her research interests are in the areas of family research, social inequality, social networks, qualitative and mixed methods. From 2014 to 2018 she was speaker of the standing group ‘Sociological Network Research’ in the German Sociological Association.
Irene Moor (Dr.) is Research Associate at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Medical Sociology. Her research interests are in the areas of health and health inequalities in childhood and adolescence, school-survey methods and (school) health promotion. She is the deputy PI of the Health Beaviour in School-aged Children Study (HBSC) in Germany.
Holger von der Lippe (Prof. Dr.) is Full Professor of Developmental and Family Psychology at the MSB Medical School Berlin. His research interests are in the area of family psychology, social network analysis, systemic psychotherapy and mixed methods approaches in psychological inquiry. He is speaker of the standing group ‘Social Networks and Health’ in the German Society for Network Research (DGNet).
Nico Vonneilich (Dr.) is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany. His research interests are in the area of health inequalities, social relations and health, social-epidemiology, and public health. He is speaker of the standing group ‘Health Sociology and Medical Sociology’ in the German Society for Medical Sociology (DGMS).
Book Title: Social Networks and Health Inequalities
Book Subtitle: A New Perspective for Research
Editors: Andreas Klärner, Markus Gamper, Sylvia Keim-Klärner, Irene Moor, Holger von der Lippe, Nico Vonneilich
Publisher: Springer Cham
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2022
License: CC BY
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-97721-4Published: 23 June 2022
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-97724-5Published: 23 June 2022
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-97722-1Published: 21 June 2022
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: VI, 343
Number of Illustrations: 14 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
Additional Information: Translation from the German language edition: Soziale Netzwerke und gesundheitliche Ungleichheiten by Klärner et al., © Der/Die Herausgeber und der/die Autor(en) 2020. Published by Springer. All Rights Reserved.