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For those who want to know about qualitative approaches to social
networks, I suggest you start with two classic foundational books:

Bott, Elizabeth. 1957. Family and Social Network. London: Tavistock.

Mitchell, J Clyde (Ed.). 1969. Social Networks in Urban Situations.
Manchester: Manchester University Press.


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