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The Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis

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Publications by author

Forthcoming book 

  • Crossley Nick. 2020, Connecting Sounds. Manchester University Press. 

Recent books 

  • Bellotti E., 2014, Qualitative networks. Mixed methods in sociological research, Routledge, London
  • Bellotti E., Amicizie. Le reti sociali dei giovani single, 2008, F. Angeli, Milano (Friendships. The social networks of single youth).
  • Bellotti E., Beltrame L., Volontè P., Il campo sociale della fisica particellare in Italia. Uno studio sociologico, 2008, Bolzano University Press, Bolzano (The social field of particle physics in Italy. A sociological study).
  • Borgatti S. Everett M., Johnson J., 2013, Analyzing social networks. London: Sage. eScholarID: 194888
  • Crossley, N, Bellotti, E, Edwards, G, Everett, M, Koskinen, J and Tranmer, M (2015) Social Network Analysis for Ego-Nets, London, Sage.
  • Crossley, N. (2014) Networks of Sound, Style and Subversion: the Punk and Post-Punks Musical Worlds of Manchester, London, Liverpool and Sheffield 1976-1980, Manchester University Press.
  • Crossley, N. (2011) Towards Relational Sociology, London, Routledge.
  • Crossley, N, McAndrews, S and Widdop, P. (2014) Social Networks and Musical Worlds, London, Routledge.
  • Lusher, D., Koskinen, J., Robins, G. Lusher, D., Koskinen, J., Robins, G. ed. Exponential Random Graph Models for Social Networks. Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. eScholarID: 147754

Academic journal papers

  • Amati, V., Shafie, T., & Brandes, U. (2018). Reconstructing archaeological networks with structural holes. Journal of archaeological method and theory, 25(1), 226–253.
  • Bellotti E., 2012, Getting funded. Multi-level network of Physicists in Italy, in Social Networks, 34, pp. 215-229.
  • Bellotti E., Guadalupi L., Conaldi G., 2015, Comparing fields of sciences: the network of collaborations to research projects in Italian academia, in Lazega E., Snijders T., (eds.) Multilevel and network analyses, Methods Series, Springer, pp. 213-244.
  • Bellotti E., Kronegger L., Guadalupi L., 2016, The evolution of research collaboration within and across disciplines in Italian Academia. Scientometrics, 109, 2, pp. 783–811.
  • Bellotti E., Spencer J., Lord N., Benson K., Covert and overt networks in Counterfeit Alcohol Distribution: a Criminological Network Analysis, British Journal of Criminology, forthcoming.
  • Bottero, W. and Crossley, N. (2011) Worlds, Fields and Networks, Cultural Sociology 5 (1) 99-119.
  • Crossley, N. and Edwards, G. (2016) Cases, Mechanisms and the Real, Sociological Research On-Line 21 (2)
  • Crossley, N, and Emms, R. (2016) Mapping the Musical Universe: A Blockmodel of UK Music Festivals 2011-13, Methodological Innovations 1(1)
  • Crossley, N, Edwards, G, Harries, E, Stevenson, R. (2012) Covert Social Movement Networks and the Secrecy-Efficiency Trade Off: the Case of the UK Suffragettes (1906-1914), Social Networks 34(4), 634-44.
  • Crossley, N. and Ibrahim, J. (2012) Critical Mass, Social Networks and Collective Action: the Case of Student Political Worlds, Sociology 46(4), 596-612.
  • Crossley, N. (2010) Networks, Interactions and Complexity, Symbolic Interaction 33(3) 341-63.
  • Crossley, N. (2010) The Social World of the Network: qualitative aspects of network analysis, Sociologica 2010 (1),
  • Crossley, N. and Edwards, G. (2016) ‘Cases, Mechanisms and the Real: the Theory and Methodology of Mixed Methods Social Network Analysis’, Sociological Research Online 21(2): 13- (Special Section on Visualization in Mixed Methods Research on Social Networks).
  • Frank, O., & Shafie, T. (2018). Random multigraphs and aggregated triads with fixed degrees. Network Science, 6(2), 232–250.
  • Frank, O., & Shafie, T. (2016). Multivariate entropy analysis of network data. Bulletin of Sociological Methodology/Bulletin de Mthodologie Sociologique, 129(1), 45–63.
  • Keller, Franziska B., David Schoch, Sebastian Stier and JungHwan Yang. 2017. “How to Manipulate Social Media: Analyzing Political Astroturfing Using Ground Truth Data from South Korea.” In 11th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM).
  • Koskinen, J. H., & Snijders, T. A. B. (2016). Multilevel longitudinal analysis of social networks (In preparation).
  • Koskinen J., Caimo, A., Lomi, A. (2015). Simultaneous modeling of initial conditions and time heterogeneity in dynamic networks: An application to Foreign Direct Investments. Network Science, 3(1): 58-77.
  • Koskinen, J. & Edling, C. (2012). Modelling the evolution of a bipartite network—Peer referral in interlocking directorates. Social Networks, Vol. 34 (3), 309–322.
  • Koskinen, J. H., Robins, G. L., Wang, P., Pattison, P. E. (2013). Bayesian analysis for partially observed network data, missing ties, attributes and actors. Social Networks, vol. 35(4), 514-527.
  • Lord N., Spencer J., Bellotti E., Benson K., A Script Analysis of the Distribution of Counterfeit Alcohol Across Two European Jurisdictions, Trends in Organized Crime, forthcoming.
  • Shafie, Termeh, David Schoch, Jimmy Mans, Corinne Hofman, and Ulrik Brandes. 2017. “Hypergraph Representations: A Study of Carib Attacks on Colonial Forces, 1509-1700.” Journal of Historical Network Research 1 (1): 52–70. 
  • Shafie, T. (2016). Analyzing local and global properties of multigraphs. The Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 40(4), 239–264.
  • Shafie, T. (2015). A Multigraph Approach to Social Network Analysis. Journal of Social Structure, 16.
  • Schoch, David. 2018. “Centrality without Indices: Partial Rankings and Rank Probabilities in Networks.” Social Networks 54: 50–60.
  • Schoch, David, Thomas W. Valente, and Ulrik Brandes. 2017. “Correlations among Centrality Indices and a Class of Uniquely Ranked Graphs.” Social Networks 50: 46–54.
  • Schoch, David, and Ulrik Brandes. 2016. “Re-Conceptualizing Centrality in Social Networks.” European Journal of Applied Mathematics 27 (6): 971–85.
  • Schoch, D., & Brandes, U. (2018). Social Stratification from Networks of Leveling Ties. In International Workshop on Complex Networks and their Applications (pp. 447-459). Springer, Cham.
  • Stivala, A., Koskinen, J., Rolls, D., Wang, P., Robins, R. (2014). Snowball sampling for estimating exponential random graph models for large networks. Social Networks