Tools for Marriage Network Analysis

Newer Pajek macros for these methods are at TIPP Kinship and computing

Klaus Hamberger, Doug White, Isabelle Daillant, and Michael Houseman

Matrimonial ring structures 2004 Klaus Hamberger, Michael Houseman, Isabelle Daillant, Douglas R. White and Laurent Barry. Mathematiques et sciences humaines 168:83-121. Social Networks special issue edited by Alain Degenne.

see also Ring cohesion theory in marriage and social networks 2004 Douglas R. White. Mathematiques et sciences humaines 168:5-28. Social Networks special issue edited by Alain Degenne.

download and install Pajek version 1.02 only (zipped, Nov 04)
Pajek manual
for students: where to begin
More precise instructions by Isabelle Daillant in English
More precise instructions by Isabelle Daillant in French
additional instructions by drw doc file

download all, zipped i.e., PajekMatrimonialCensus.zip

When repeatedly applying macros m3ab and m4ab in pajek, make sure that you have chosen the correct network and/or partition. (e.g., you may need to back up one network and partition in the pajek windows)

Programs
GeneoRnd.exe
gen2pajek.exe

Partitions
Partitions.zip


Fragment examples
FBDklausNet.net
MBDpgraph.net

Format for Excel file Ego# Name Sexe(H,F) Pere#(Fa) Mere#(Mo) Conjoint#(Spouse)

References:

Douglas R. White. 2004. Ring Cohesion in Marriage and Social Networks Forthcoming: Social Networks special issue edited by Alain Degenne Mathematiques et sciences humaines Journal of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales, Paris Download:RingCohesionMarriage.pdf

Klaus Hamberger, Michael Houseman, Isabelle Daillant, Douglas R. White and Laurent Barry. 2005 Matrimonial ring structures Forthcoming: Social Networks special issue edited by Alain Degenne Mathematiques, informatique, et sciences humaines Journal of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales, Paris Download: MatrimonialRingStructure.pdf
Figures from article