SOCI4046

Social Networks and Chinese Society

Prerequisite: SOCI2015 Sociological Theory I: Classical Theory OR CHSS/SOCI2016 Modern Chinese Society

This course introduces students to the approach and methodology of social network analysis, the most prominent form of structural sociology. Furthermore, it aims to provide students with a critical understanding of contemporary Chinese society through the angle of social network analysis. Specifically, it will identify the key social network concepts and examine major areas of empirical research in social network analysis, particularly those related to Chinese societies.