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The Myth of Social Network Analysis as a Special Method in the Social Sciences

@inproceedings{Granovetter1990TheMO,
  title={The Myth of Social Network Analysis as a Special Method in the Social Sciences},
  author={Mark S. Granovetter and K. Marx},
  year={1990}
}
THE DENIAL In the history of public speaking, there have been many famous denials. One sunny day in 18 8 0, Karl Marx declared : "I am not a Marxist". On a less auspicious occasion in 1973, Richard Nixon insisted "I am not a crook". Neither Marx's nor Nixon's audience gave much credence to their denials, and you too may respond with disbelief when I tell you that "I am not a networker!". You may want to know what has driven me to such a claim. In response I tell you that for seventeen years, I… Expand
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