Global Networks / Edition 1

Global Networks / Edition 1

by Robert J. Holton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230521053

ISBN-13: 9780230521056

Pub. Date: 01/22/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Global network research is an exciting new area of social analysis. This book is the first to provide a thorough investigation of global network links across time and space. Robert Holton demonstrates the way in which technological and interpersonal networks organise global society, providing vivid examples from the present and the past. This text gives practical

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Overview

Global network research is an exciting new area of social analysis. This book is the first to provide a thorough investigation of global network links across time and space. Robert Holton demonstrates the way in which technological and interpersonal networks organise global society, providing vivid examples from the present and the past. This text gives practical advice on how to research global networks, and brings together leading theory and new evidence on the subject for all students learning about globalisation and contemporary social change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230521056
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/22/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Towards a Theory of Global Networks
• Methodologies of Global Network Analysis
• Global Network Types
• Particular Persons Matter
• Global Networks and Cross-Cultural Engagement
• Politics and Global Networks
• Prospects and Challenges

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