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The General Sociology of Harrison C. White

Chaos and Order in Networks

  • Authors
  • G.¬†Reza¬†Azarian

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. G. Reza Azarian
    Pages 1-12
  3. G. Reza Azarian
    Pages 13-34
  4. G. Reza Azarian
    Pages 35-58
  5. G. Reza Azarian
    Pages 59-82
  6. G. Reza Azarian
    Pages 83-107
  7. G. Reza Azarian
    Pages 108-134
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 135-169

About this book

Introduction

Harrison C. White is one of American sociology's pre-eminent thinkers, yet until now his endeavour to develop a general theoretical perspective on the basis of social network analysis has remained largely unexamined. This book opens out for the first time White's contribution to those interested generally in his social network approach, but daunted by the complexity and mathematical modelling often employed in his published work. Special attention is paid to White's model of production markets, as an application of his general sociology. The book draws on interview material with White himself, as well as with several of his past students.

Keywords

identity Image mobility modeling sociology

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