The SAGE Handbook of Social Network Analysis by
Publication Date: 2011-05-25
Social network analysis has been one of the fastest growing and most influential areas of recent times. Why has this happened? What are the key features of social network analysis? This handbook introduces readers to the key concepts, substantive topics, central methods, and prime debates. Among the specific areas covered are:Network theory Interdisciplinary applications, Online networks, Corporate networks, Lobbying networks, Deviant networks,Measuring devices, Key Methodologies, Software applications. It offers a critical survey of the origins, basic issues and major debates.