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Harrison C. White: Identity and Control
It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. Harrison C. White is one of American sociology's pre-eminent thinkers, yet until now his endeavour to develop a general theoretical perspective on the basis of social network analysis has remained largely unexamined. This book opens out for the first time White's contribution to those interested generally in his social network approach, but daunted by the complexity and mathematical modelling often employed in his published work. Special attention is paid to White's model of production markets, as an application of his general sociology. The book draws on interview material with White himself, as well as with several of his past students.
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He has been a leader of a revolution in sociology that is still in process, using models of social structure that are based on patterns of relations instead of the attributes and attitudes of individuals. Among social network researchers, White is widely respected. The most comprehensive documentation of his theories can be found in the book Identity and Control , first published in A major rewrite of the book appeared in June In , White received the W. DuBois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award from the American Sociological Association , which honors "scholars who have shown outstanding commitment to the profession of sociology and whose cumulative work has contributed in important ways to the advancement of the discipline.
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