Social Network of Marathon Runners

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ทรงศักดิ์ รักพ่วง

Abstract

The research is to examine a social network of a marathon runner group in the light of its types, processes, and impacts. This paper proceeds with qualitative method. It found that the aforementioned group is classified as an activity-based network. The major factors of creating a network are an identical preference and a social circumstance, regardless of location. In addition, a network establishment can be divided into four stages namely, 1) primary settlement, 2) management, 3) improvement and maintenance, as well as 4) expansion. The network exerts social, economic, and political impacts.

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รักพ่วงท. (2019). Social Network of Marathon Runners. Journal of Social Development, 21(1), 95-114. Retrieved from https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jsd/article/view/191928
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บทความวิจัย Research Article

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