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Author Scott, John, 1949-

Title Social network analysis : a handbook / John Scott.

Published London : SAGE, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  302.4 SCOT    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 208 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Notes Previous ed.: 1991.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-205) and index.
Summary The revised and updated edition of this bestselling text provides an accessible introduction to the theory and practice of network analysis in the social sciences. It gives a clear and authoritative guide to the general framework of network analysis, explaining the basic concepts, technical measures and reviewing the available computer programs.
The book outlines both the theoretical basis of network analysis and the key techniques for using it as a research tool. Building upon definitions of points, lines and paths, John Scott demonstrates their use in clarifying such measures as density, fragmentation and centralization. He identifies the various cliques, components and circles into which networks are formed, and outlines
Subject Social networks -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Social sciences -- Network analysis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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