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*/Call for Papers/*

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*/Network Models of Economic Embeddedness/*

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/ A Special Issue of *Sociological Focus*/

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*/Sociological Focus/*/ invites papers that directly contribute to the 
understanding of social networks and their role in the economy./

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/Papers are particularly encouraged in the following topical areas:/

    * Network analysis of economic policy and regulation,
    * Social networks and financial markets,
    * Dynamic analysis of economic and business networks
    * Co-evolution of business actors and relational patterns
    * Social networks and venture capital investments,
    * Social networks and corporate governance,
    * Discursive networks and financial documents,
    * Social networks and tacit knowledge creation, maintenance, and
    * Social networks and word of mouth marketing,
    * Economic and sociological accounts of the network economy,
    * Interlocking directors and business elite networks,
    * Qualitative methods in economic network research,
    * Social capital and economic performance,
    * Network models of industrial and competitive analysis
    * Virtual and online organizations
    * Global business interface


/For further information about this special issue, please contact the 
guest editor,/

/ *Ilan Talmud*, Department of Sociology and Anthropology,/

/University of Haifa//, Israel//, [log in to unmask] 
<mailto:[log in to unmask]>./

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/Requirements are available at the  journal's web site:/

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All manuscripts will be peer reviewed and in accordance to the journal 

 Submit complete manuscripts to */Sociological Focus/*, <>

The deadline for submission of completed papers is June 31, 2010.

Ilan Talmud, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
Department of Sociology and Anthropology,
University of Haifa
Phones: 972-4-8240992 (office direct)
972-4-8240995 / 8249505 (secretaries)
(cell) 972-522-220914 
Fax: 972-4-8240819

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