adams publishes book on social network data-gathering

CUPC affiliate jimi adams recently published his sole-authored book “Gathering Social Network Data,” which is part of the indispensable Sage Publications’ Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences Series.

As described on the book’s website, “Gathering Social Network Data provides an important complement to existing books that focus on social network analysis, and offers more detailed coverage than is available in existing chapter-length treatments. In a single centralized source, author jimi adams provides: (1) a broad overview of the unique set of general principles underlying network data collection, and (2) guidance on many particular details needed for the application of these principles to particular research questions. As well as chapters on data collection methods, the book includes a chapter on data quality, and another on ethical considerations.”