13. Personal Networks

  1. Sako Musterd3 and
  2. Zoltán Kovács4
  1. Zoltán Kovács1 and
  2. Sako Musterd2

Published Online: 5 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118554579.ch13

Place-making and Policies for Competitive Cities

Place-making and Policies for Competitive Cities

How to Cite

Kovács, Z. and Musterd, S. (2013) Personal Networks, in Place-making and Policies for Competitive Cities (eds S. Musterd and Z. Kovács), John Wiley & Sons, Oxford. doi: 10.1002/9781118554579.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Centre for Urban Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 4

    Institute of Geography, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Geography, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

  2. 2

    Centre for Urban Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 28 MAY 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470675038

Online ISBN: 9781118554579

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Keywords:

  • personal trajectories;
  • social capital;
  • universities;
  • introduction

Summary

One of the key findings of the research project that provides the basis for this volume is that the key condition for the settlement of managers, employers, employees and transnational migrants who are active in the creative and knowledge-intensive industries in a specific city or city-region closely relates to personal experiences and personal relationships. These include, for example, the location of friends and family members, or place of birth. In this introductory chapter, the role of personal networks, the key concept in Part IV, is highlighted, and the subjects dealt with in later chapters are introduced.