Nelson’s Social Network Analysis Blog


article review: Re-theorizing social network analysis and environmental governance: insights from human geography

Re-theorizing social network analysis and environmental governance This article from Professor Scott of Flinders University Australia makes the case that social network analysis (SNA) methods are becoming more extensively used in environmental governance practice. He argues that SNA offers a way of constructing participatory governance networks to 'embed' social-ecological resilience. Moreover,

Using social network analysis to make invisible human actor water governance networks visisble – the case of the Okanagan valley

This is a study of water governance in the semi-arid Okanagan valley, British Columbia, Canada. The human dimension of water governance is often overlooked and in this study I use Social Network Analysis (SNA) to gain new insights into the characteristics of the Okanagan water governance network. I explore some