By Jennifer Nicoll Victor,Alexander H. Montgomery,Mark Lubell

Networks are omnipresent in our traditional and social international, and they're on the center of politics. Relationships of many varieties force political associations, strategies, and decision-making. consequently, it really is critical for the research of politics to incorporate community methods. Already, those methods have complicated our figuring out of serious questions, equivalent to: Why do humans vote? How can humans construct problem-solving coalitions? How can governments and firms foster concepts? How can international locations construct ties that advertise peace? What are the main fruitful ideas for disrupting palms or terrorist networks?

This quantity is designed as a foundational assertion and source. The contributions supply guide on community thought and techniques at either newbie and complicated degrees, in addition to an evaluate of the state-of-the-discipline on quite a few utilized community issues in politics. via this dynamic selection of essays, The Oxford instruction manual of Political Networks elucidates how the sector is remodeling and what that implies for the way forward for political science.

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