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Advances in Social Network Analysis
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Advances in Social Network Analysis
Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

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October 1994 | 300 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
In this book, leading methodologists address the issue of how effectively to apply the latest developments in social network analysis to behavioural and social science disciplines.

Topics examined include: ways to specify the network contents to be studied; how to select the method for representing network structures; how social network analysis has been used to study interorganizational relations via the resource dependence model; how to use a contact matrix for studying the spread of disease in epidemiology; and how cohesion and structural equivalence network theories relate to studying social influence. The book also offers some statistical models for social support networks.

Joseph Galaskiewicz and Stanley Wasserman
Introduction
Advances in the Social and Behavioral Sciences from Social Network Analysis

 
 
PART ONE: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND DIFFUSION
Peter V Marsden and Noah E Friedkin
Network Studies of Social Influence
Martina Morris
Epidemiology and Social Networks
Modeling Structured Diffusion

 
Michael E Walker, Stanley Wasserman and Barry Wellman
Statistical Models for Social Support Networks
Philippa Pattison
Social Cognition in Context
Some Applications of Social Network Analysis

 
 
PART TWO: ANTHROPOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION
Jeffrey C Johnson
Anthropological Contributions to the Study of Social Networks
A Review

 
Donald Stone Sade and Malcolm M Dow
Primate Social Networks
Ronald E Rice
Network Analysis and Computer-Mediated Communication Systems
 
PART THREE: POLITICS AND ORGANIZATIONS
David Krackhardt and Daniel J Brass
Intraorganizational Networks
The Micro Side

 
Mark S Mizruchi and Joseph Galaskiewicz
Networks of Interorganizational Relations
Phipps Arabie and Yoram Wind
Marketing and Social Networks
David Knoke
Networks of Elite Structure and Decision Making

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ISBN: 9780803943032
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