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dc.contributor.authorScott, John
dc.date.accessioned2022-10-15T04:07:14Z
dc.date.available2022-10-15T04:07:14Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.date.submitted2022-10-14T14:52:47Z
dc.identifierONIX_20221014_9781849668200_61
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/58730
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/92829
dc.description.abstractThis book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. This book introduces the non-specialist reader to the principal ideas, nature and purpose of social network analysis. Social networks operate on many levels, from families up to the level of nations, and play a critical role in determining the way problems are solved, organizations are run, and the degree to which individuals achieve their goals. Social network theory maps these relationships between individual actors. Though relatively new on the scene it has become hugely influential across the social sciences. Assuming no prior knowledge of quantitative sociology, this book presents the key ideas in context through examples and illustrations. Using a structured approach to understanding work in this area, John Scott signposts further reading and online sources so readers can develop their knowledge and skills to become practitioners of this research method. A series of Frequently Asked Questions takes the reader through the main objections raised against social network analysis and answers the various queries that will come up once the reader has worked their way through the book.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesThe 'What is?' Research Methods Series
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::G Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary subjects::GP Research and information: general::GPS Research methods: generalen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JH Sociology and anthropology::JHB Sociologyen_US
dc.subject.otherSociology
dc.subject.otherSocial research and statistics
dc.titleWhat is Social Network Analysis?
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.5040/9781849668187
oapen.relation.isPublishedByf75587da-2374-4722-9d42-9fffa7fa3f92
oapen.relation.isbn9781849668200
oapen.relation.isbn9781849668194
oapen.imprintBloomsbury Academic
oapen.pages114
oapen.place.publicationLondon


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