If I could just add: the "real" issue underlying the
quantitative/qualitative discussion is whether or how SNA addresses agency
as well as structure.
If your not familiar, Emirbayer and Goodwin address this:
Emirbayer, Mustafa & Goodwin, Jeff. (1994). Network analysis, culture, and
the problem of agency. American Journal of Sociology, 99(6), 1411-54.
-- Richard Southwick
Syracuse University - School of Information Studies
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On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Harrington, Marcia wrote:
> just when i thought i had it all figured out...
> can someone plz explain to me the differences
> between network analysis and structural analysis.
> btw, i know that i still owe two of you responses
> from previous assistance. i will get with u, soon
> as i get a few free minutes.
> thank you.
> - marcia harrington
> virginia tech