Doing social network research : network-based research design for social scientists / Garry Robins.
By: Robins, Garry [author].Material type: BookPublisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications Ltd, 2015Copyright date: c2015 Description: xiv, 261 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781446276129.Other title: Network-based research design for social scientists.Subject(s): Social networks -- Research -- Methodology | Social sciences -- Network analysis
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Includes bibliographic references (pages 231-254) and index.
The difference with social network research -- Fundamental network concepts and ideas -- Thinking about networks: Research quesstions and study design -- Social systems and data structures: Relational ties and actor attributes -- Network observation and measurment -- The empirical context of network data collection -- Ethical issues for social network research -- Network visualization: What it can and cannot do -- A review of social network analytic methods -- Drawing conclusions: Inference, generalization, causality and other weighty matters.
"With straightforward guidance on research design and data collection, as well as social network analysis, this book takes you start-to-finish through the whole process of doing network research."--Back cover.
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