I think the one of the best places to start is Jim Moody's 2004 article, "The Structure of a Social Science Collaboration Network" that appeared in the American Sociological Review, 69:213-238.
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Subject: [SOCNET] References of use of SNA to study forms of scientific communities
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Hi to everyone.
I would be grateful if anyone could help me with some specific useful
references related to the use of SNA to study forms of scientific
communities (invisible college, epistemic community, community of practice,
thought collectives, networks of trust, interdisciplinary groups, etc.)
My inquiry relates to an analysis about the forms of cohesion in the
scientific community; for example, to see if there are specific forms of
cohesion that characterize a discipline, a paradigm, a scientific area.
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