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This two-volume encyclopedia offers a radical advent to the wide-ranging, fast-developing box of social networking, a much-needed source at a time while new social networks or "communities" appear to spring up on the net on a daily basis. Social networks, or groupings of people tied via a number of particular kinds of pursuits or interdependencies starting from likes and dislikes, or ailment transmission to the "old boy" community or overlapping circles of buddies, were in lifestyles for longer than providers resembling fb or YouTube; research of those networks emphasizes the relationships in the community . This reference source deals finished insurance of the idea and learn in the social sciences that has sprung from the research of such groupings, with accompanying definitions, measures, and research.
Featuring nearly 350 signed entries, in addition to nearly forty media clips, organized alphabetically and providing cross-references and proposals for extra readings, this encyclopedia opens with a thematic Reader's advisor within the entrance that teams similar entries by way of issues. A Chronology bargains the reader historic viewpoint at the learn of social networks. This two-volume reference paintings is a must have source for libraries serving researchers drawn to many of the fields on the topic of social networks.
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