Research methods in social network analysis

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social networks -- Research -- Methodology -- Congresses,
  • Social sciences -- Network analysis -- Congresses

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Statementedited by Linton C. Freeman, Douglas R. White, A. Kimball Romney.
ContributionsFreeman, Linton C., White, Douglas R., Romney, A. Kimball, University of California, Irvine. Research Program in Social Network Analysis.
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LC ClassificationsHM131 .R465 1991
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Pagination530 p. :
Number of Pages530
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Open LibraryOL1544640M
ISBN 101560005696
LC Control Number91023740

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