***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Dear Sergio Romero (and others), Your homework assignment is to write 100 times: "Social Network Analysis is not 'a method' but a paradigm. A way of looking at the social world and analyzing it." To see it as only a method is to miss the whole point of SNA. Barry, INSNA founder _____________________________________________________________________ Barry Wellman Professor of Sociology NetLab Director wellman at chass.utoronto.ca http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman Centre for Urban & Community Studies University of Toronto 455 Spadina Avenue Toronto Canada M5S 2G8 fax:+1-416-978-7162 To network is to live; to live is to network _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.