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Studying Social Networks: A Guide to Empirical Researchby Marina Hennig
Synopses & Reviews
Studying Social Networks provides a concise, comprehensive introduction to the process of empirical network research. Students and practitioners new to social research will find easily understandable learning goals, numerous examples, and helpful exercises all in one compact volume. The authors have integrated different disciplinary perspectives, while stressing the importance of substance-specific orientation while studying networks. Scholars will find Studying Social Networks a helpful tool not only for teaching, but also as a guide for their own empirical research.
About the Author
Marina Hennig is professor of social network research and sociology of the family at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.
Ulrik Brandes is professor of algorithmics in the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Konstanz.
Jürgen Pfeffer is assistant research professor at the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.
Ines Mergel is assistant professor for public administration and international affairs at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.
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