Advances in Social Network Analysis
Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Stanley Wasserman - University of Illinois, Carbondale
- Joseph Galaskiewicz - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, University of Arizona, USA
SAGE Focus Editions
Quantitative/Statistical Research (General)
Topics examined include: ways to specify the network contents to be studied; how to select the method for representing network structures; how social network analysis has been used to study interorganizational relations via the resource dependence model; how to use a contact matrix for studying the spread of disease in epidemiology; and how cohesion and structural equivalence network theories relate to studying social influence. The book also offers some statistical models for social support networks.