Egocentric Network Analysis: Foundations, Methods, and Models

Egocentric Network Analysis: Foundations, Methods, and Models

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ISBN-13: 9781107579316
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/15/2018
Series: Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences Series , #44
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 366
Sales rank: 398,160
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Brea L. Perry is Associate Professor of Sociology at Indiana University and an affiliate of the Network Science Institute.

Stephen B. Borgatti is Paul Chellgren Endowed Chair and Professor of Management in the Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky.

Bernice A. Pescosolido is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Indiana University and Co-Director of the Network Science Institute.

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Theoretical and Methodological Foundations: 1. The nature of networks; 2. Sociocentric and egocentric approaches to networks; Part II. Research Design for Ego Networks: 3. Sampling, data collection modes, and research ethics; 4. Methods for eliciting alters; 5. Methods for gathering data about alters; Part III. Analyzing Ego Networks: 6. Visualizing ego networks; 7. Ego network composition and structure; 8. Multivariate and multilevel regression models for ego networks; 9. Modeling ego network dynamics; 10. Relating egocentric and sociocentric network analysis; Conclusion.

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