Theories of Communcation Networks

Theories of Communcation Networks



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195160369
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/28/2003
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

University of Southern California

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Table of Contents

1. Networks and Flows in Organizational Communication
Part I: The Multitheoretical, Multilevel Framework
2. Network Concepts, Measures, and the Multitheoretical, Multilevel Analytical Framework
3. Communication and Knowledge Networks as Complex Systems
4. Computational Modeling of Networks
Part II: Social Theories for Studying Communication Networks
5. Theories of Self-Interest and Collective Action
6. Contagion, Semantic, and Cognitive Theories
7. Exchange and Dependency Theories
8. Homophily, Proximity, and Social Support Theories
9. Evolutionary and Coevolutionary Theories
Part III: Integration
10. MultiTheoretical, Multilevel Models of Communication and Other Organizational Networks
Appendix: Data Sets Used in Chapter 2
Author Index
Subject Index

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