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A couple of  weeks ago  I posted a question about a general review about research about social networks (less than 10 years old). Please find the suggestions I got bellow. (I hope no mail was  stoped by our  spamfilter.) 




Fredrik Liljeros


Fredrik Liljeros
Department of Sociology
S 106 91 Stockholm

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Thanks to (In order of reply)


Thomas W. Valente

Steve Borgatti

Miruna Petrescu-Prahova

Ronald L. Breiger

Mark S. Mizruchi 

Gad Yair

Martí Rosas Casals

Prasad Balkundi

Miller McPherson

Jordi Comas

Michael Francis Johnston

Han Woo PARK



Albert, R. and A. L. Barabasi (2002). "Statistical mechanics of complex networks." Reviews of Modern Physics 74(1): 47-97.

Borgatti, S. P. and P. C. Foster (2003). "The network paradigm in organizational research: A review and typology." Journal of Management 29(6): 991-1013.

Brass, D. J., J. Galaskiewicz, et al. (2004). "Taking stock of networks and organizations: A multilevel perspective." Academy of Management Journal 47(6): 795-817.

Breiger, R. L. (2004). The Analysis of social Networks. Handbook of Data Analysis. M. Hardy and A. Bryman. London, Sage.

Burt, R. (2000). The Network Structure of Social Capital. Research in Organizational Behavior. R. I. Sutton and B. M. Staw, Elsevier Science.

Doherty, I. A., N. S. Padian, et al. (2005). "Determinants and consequences of sexual networks as they affect the spread of sexually transmitted infections." Journal of Infectious Diseases 191: S42-S54.

Dorogovtsev, S. N. and J. F. F. Mendes (2002). "Evolution of networks." Advances in Physics 51(4): 1079-1187.

Freeman, L. (2004). The Development of Social Network Analysis: A

Study in the Sociology of Science. Vancouver, Empirical Press.

McPherson, M., L. Smith-Lovin, et al. (2001). "Birds of a feather: Homophily in Social Networks." Annual Review of


Park, H. W. (2003). "Hyperlink network analysis: A new method for the study of social structure on the web." Connections 25(1): 49-61.

Park, H. W. and M. Thelwall (2003). "Hyperlink Analyses of the World Wide Web: A Review." Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 8(4).

Park, H. W. and M. Thelwall ((in press).). The network approach to web hyperlink research and its utility for science communication. Virtual Methods: Issues in Social Research on the Internet. C. Hine. London, Berg.

Valente, T. V. (2004). "Using Social Networks to Understand and Prevent Substance Use: A Transdisciplinary Perspective." SUBSTANCE USE & MISUSE 39: 1685–1712,.

Valente, T. V. (2005). Network Analysis in Public Health. Los Angeles, Department of Preventive Medicine School of Medicine University of Southern California.

Watts, D. J. (2004). "The "new" science of networks." Annual Review of Sociology 30: 243-270.

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