Network Analysis in the Social Sciences

@article{Borgatti2009NetworkAI,
  title={Network Analysis in the Social Sciences},
  author={S. Borgatti and A. Mehra and D. Brass and G. Labianca},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={323},
  pages={892 - 895}
}
  • S. Borgatti, A. Mehra, +1 author G. Labianca
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Over the past decade, there has been an explosion of interest in network research across the physical and social sciences. For social scientists, the theory of networks has been a gold mine, yielding explanations for social phenomena in a wide variety of disciplines from psychology to economics. Here, we review the kinds of things that social scientists have tried to explain using social network analysis and provide a nutshell description of the basic assumptions, goals, and explanatory… CONTINUE READING
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