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    Social Network Analysis: Methods and Applications (Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences) (Paperback) By (author) Stanley Wasserman, By (author) Katherine Faust, With Dawn Iacobucci, Series edited by Mark Granovetter

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    DescriptionSocial network analysis is used widely in the social and behavioral sciences, as well as in economics, marketing, and industrial engineering. The social network perspective focuses on relationships among social entities and is an important addition to standard social and behavioral research, which is primarily concerned with attributes of the social units. Social Network Analysis: Methods and Applications reviews and discusses methods for the analysis of social networks with a focus on applications of these methods to many substantive examples. It is a reference book that can be used by those who want a comprehensive review of network methods, or by researchers who have gathered network data and want to find the most appropriate method by which to analyze it. It is also intended for use as a textbook as it is the first book to provide comprehensive coverage of the methodology and applications of the field.


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    Title
    Social Network Analysis
    Subtitle
    Methods and Applications
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stanley Wasserman, By (author) Katherine Faust, With Dawn Iacobucci, Series edited by Mark Granovetter
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 857
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 771 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521387071
    ISBN 10: 0521387078
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JMH
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JHBC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17400
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    DC21: 302.072
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HM131 .W356 1994
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 302.011, 302/.01/1
    Thema V1.0: JMH, JHBC
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    115 b/w illus. 67 tables
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    25 November 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    "It should be an invaluable reference for scholars in the field and a critical resource..." Journal of the American Statistical Association "The long-awaited publication of this volume marks a half-century maturation of social network analysis into a multidisciplinary research specialty with distinctive vocabulary, theoretical principles, and data-analytic techniques. Wasserman and Faust provide a compass by which to steer our path into the next century." Theory and Methods
    Table of contents
    Part I. Introduction: Networks, Relations, and Structure: 1. Relations and networks in the social and behavioral sciences; 2. Social network data: collection and application; Part II. Mathematical Representations of Social Networks: 3. Notation; 4. Graphs and matrixes; Part III. Structural and Locational Properties: 5. Centrality, prestige, and related actor and group measures; 6. Structural balance, clusterability, and transitivity; 7. Cohesive subgroups; 8. Affiliations, co-memberships, and overlapping subgroups; Part IV. Roles and Positions: 9. Structural equivalence; 10. Blockmodels; 11. Relational algebras; 12. Network positions and roles; Part V. Dyadic and Triadic Methods: 13. Dyads; 14. Triads; Part VI. Statistical Dyadic Interaction Models: 15. Statistical analysis of single relational networks; 16. Stochastic blockmodels and goodness-of-fit indices; Part VII. Epilogue: 17. Future directions.