Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2011
This sparkling Handbook offers an unrivalled resource for those engaged in the cutting edge field of social network analysis. Systematically, it 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.
The result is a peerless resource for teachers and students which offers a critical survey of the origins, basic issues and major debates. The Handbook provides a one-stop guide that will be used by readers for decades to come.