White collar crime

According to the FBI’s website, white collar crimes, which are described as being “synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals”, are one of the bureau’s principal sections of investigation, as “a single scam can destroy a company, devastate families by wiping out their life savings, or cost investors billions … 

digital praxis 2017-10-08 23:48:15

I think, for my small scale social network analysis paper, I will be using my dataset from the StudentLoans subreddit (link this). In their content analysis of a peer support forum for consumer debtors, Stanley, Deville & Montgomerie (2016)⁠ argue that sharing information about their debts, within the context of a culture that increasingly associates … 

Centrality measures in SNA

The four types of centrality used in social network analysis, degree, betweenness, closeness, and Eigenvector centrality, have a variety of different applications. Briefly, degree centrality is the total number of direct connects one node has with another, closeness considers the average distance from one node to the other nodes in the network, betweenness considers a … 

Blog 2: The Social Network Analysis Perspective

The social network analysis perspective is a mode of analysis that unites one of sociology’s fundamental objects of study, the intersection between the individual and society, with modern analysis techniques. Specifically, social network analysis is rooted in Moreno’s sociometric analysis techniques, the “Harvard structuralist” school, and the Manchester anthropologist tradition (Keim, 2011)⁠. Whereas traditional quantitative … 

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