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  • 2002 Networks and Complexity: Special Issue, Complexity 8(1). full PDFs for all articles
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  • 2005 Network Analysis and Ethnographic Problems: Process Models of a Turkish Nomad Clan. Douglas R. White and Ulla C. Johansen. Hardback 2004 ISBN # 0-7391-0896-4. (Google books) (Google book Chapters 1-4, 6, 8) Cited in
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    Available in Hardback at a library near you (Amazon listing) Paperback ISBN 0-7391-1892-7 2006 $29.95 distributed at a 15% discount ($24.45) at:
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    The book combines complexity theory with a contribution to understanding of Middle Eastern social structure through an ethnographic study of network dynamics. - it is 500 pages and chock full of diagrams and illustrations. Using network visualization and the study of the dynamics of marriage choices, Network Analysis and Ethnographic Problems expands the theory of social practice to show how changes in the structure of a society's kinship network affect the development of social cohesion over time. Using the genealogical networks of a Turkish nomad clan, the authors explore how changes in network cohesion are indicative of key processes of social change. This approach alters in fundamental ways the anthropological concepts of social structure, organizational dynamics, social cohesion, marriage strategies, as well as the study of community politics within the dynamics of ongoing personal interaction.

    Related Book: Clan Politics and Regime Transition in Central Asia by Kathleen Colllins.

  • 2003 Using SPSS: Analysis and Comparison in the Social Sciences In preparation. Douglas R. White and Andrey Korotayev.

  • Reprinted in paperback 2008 reviews Amazon paper 2008
    1998 Kinship, Networks and Exchange Eds. Thomas Schweizer and Douglas R. White. Cambridge University Press
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  • 1994 Foundations for Social and Biological Evolution. Arthur Iberall, David Wilkinson and Douglas R. White. Laguna Hills, CA: Physical-Philosophic Publications. Sales direct from the authors ($14) to go to the Iberall Memorial Foundation.

  • 1989 Research Methods in Social Network Analysis Eds. Linton C. Freeman, Douglas R. White, and A. Kimball Romney. Transactions Publishers. , i.e., $79.00 (538 pp.)
    Available in Hardback at a library near you
    Available in Paperback at a library near you

    D. R. White and V. Duquenne, eds., Special Issue: SOCIAL NETWORK AND DISCRETE STRUCTURE ANALYSIS. Elsevier Press: Social Networks journal.

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