***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** Christina, you might look at the list of topics and readings located here: www.analytictech.com/mb874/schedule.htm and www.analytictech.com/essex/schedule.htm which are both SNA courses. More generally, the page http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/INSNA/courses_inf.html has links to sna syllabi. steve. Steve Borgatti Dept. of Organization Studies Boston College [log in to unmask] ----- Original Message ----- From: "Christina Prell" <[log in to unmask]> To: <[log in to unmask]> Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 5:53 AM Subject: advice on reading materials for teaching SNA > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** > > Dear Socnetters, > > My department would like me to teach an introductory SNA course, and I am in the > process of putting together the syllabus. I would like to have the students do > a mini-report on "applications of social network analysis," and I have begun > developing a list of possible topics and readings. I was hoping you could offer > feedback on two levels: a) suggestions for readings in the topics I've > listed...readings appropriate for a novice audience, and b) other potentially > interesting areas that I have overlooked. > > Again, it will be a novice audience and be taught in a Sociology department. > > Here are the topics I have thus far: > > 1. Community > 2. Social capital > 3. Terrorism > 4. Family > 5. Religion > 6. Diffusion > 7. Social movements > 8. Internet > > I have begun gathering readings on these topics, but rather than list them here, > I would welcome hearing the SOCNET community's suggestions. PREFERABLY BOOKS, > but of course, article suggestions are welcome as well. I will share back with > the list once I have compiled all the suggestions. > > Thanks much in advance for your time, > Christina > > -- > Christina Prell > Lecturer, Sociological Studies > University of Sheffield > > Mail: > Sociological Studies Department > Elmfield Building > Northumberland Road > S10 2TU Sheffield, UK > > Phone: (0)114 222 6402 > Email: [log in to unmask] > http://www.shef.ac.uk/socst > > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send > an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line > UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. > _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.