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Dear All,

My new book _Web Social Science: Concepts, Data and Tools for Social 
Scientists in the Digital Age_ has finally made it to bookshops here in 
the Antipodes so I can now confirm that it is out.  There is a strong 
focus on social networks.

The book is organised as follows:

Chapter 1 Introduction

Part I: Web Social Science Methods
Chapter 2 Online research methods
Chapter 3 Social media networks
Chapter 4 Hyperlink networks

Part II: Web Social Science Examples
Chapter 5 Friendship formation and social influence
Chapter 6 Organisational collective behaviour
Chapter 7 Politics and participation
Chapter 8 Government and public policy
Chapter 9 Production and collaboration
Chapter 10 Commerce and marketing

http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book234439?status=Forthcoming&classification=%22Academic%20Books%22&sortBy=defaultPubDate%20desc&fs=1

http://www.amazon.com/Web-Social-Science-Concepts-Scientists/dp/1849204829/ref=tmm_pap_title_0/190-8816818-8428621

If you are using the book in your course, I might be able to provide a 
skype lecture on a particular chapter/topic.  Timezones and class size 
(i.e. book sales!) may be a factor...

Best regards,
Rob

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Dr Robert Ackland
Associate Professor, Australian Demographic and Social Research Institute, The Australian National University

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homepage: https://researchers.anu.edu.au/researchers/ackland-rj
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Information about the Master of Social Research
(Social Science of the Internet specialisation):
http://adsri.anu.edu.au/graduate-study/msr
CRICOS No: 061772F
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