Advanced Introduction to Political Networks

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Advanced Introduction to Political Networks

9781839108112 Edward Elgar Publishing
Volker Schneider, Professor Emeritus, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz, Germany
Publication Date: September 2024 ISBN: 978 1 83910 811 2 Extent: c 192 pp
Providing a comprehensive overview of the key fields in political network research, Volker Schneider demonstrates that relational structures play a crucial role in many areas and levels of politics and policymaking as interaction, communications, or dependency relations. Schneider expertly guides the reader from the basic concepts through to advanced methods, using empirical analysis of both local and national case studies.

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Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences, business and law, expertly written by the world’s leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas.

Providing a comprehensive overview of the key fields in political network research, Volker Schneider demonstrates that relational structures play a crucial role in many areas and levels of politics and policymaking as interaction, communications, or dependency relations. Schneider expertly guides the reader from the basic concepts through to advanced methods, using empirical analysis of local, national and global case studies.

Key Features:
· Covers multiple levels from local politics to global governance networks
· Explores the development of political thought traced through network relations
· Illustrates a variety of network forms and exemplary applications using advanced methods in network visualisations

The analytical range covered from theory to more complex statistical methods in this Advanced Introduction provides an excellent resource for scholars in political science, public administration, political sociology and communication studies.
Critical Acclaim
‘Volker Schneider’s book embarks on an enlightening journey through the intricate realm of network analysis in politics and policy-making. With clarity and depth, Schneider elucidates fundamental concepts and methodologies, offering diverse applications from political thought to global governance. A beacon of insight for navigating the complex terrain of political networks, provided by one of the most renowned scholars in the field.’
– Christoph Knill, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Germany
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