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Hi Ken,
As a first read, I'd recommend Knoke and Kuklinski, 1982. "Network
Analysis". Sage University Paper Series on Quantitative Applications
in the Social Sciences, No. 28.

For a thorough introduction, you should look at Wasserman and Faust, 1994.
"Social Network Analysis". Cambridge Univ. Press.

Hope this helps,


On Mon, 1 Dec 2003, Ken Cousins wrote:

> Snip, snip ...

> I would also appreciate suggestions as to ideal "first reads" - something akin to "Social Network Analysis for Dummies."  If such a thing exists, please forward the citation information.
> Thanks in advance for your help and advice.
> Regards,
> Ken Cousins
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