"Visualization in Mixed-Methods Research on Social Networks", special section, guest edited by A. D'Angelo, L. Ryan and P. Tubaro, Sociological Research Online, vol. 21, n. 2, May 2016.
The five papers that compose the special section (listed below) illustrate how visual tools can accompany different research designs and methodologies, including qualitative approaches. Visualizations support authors’ efforts to jointly examine network contents and network structures, and add value to their research.
- Visualization in Mixed-Methods Research on Social Networks (Introduction to the special section), by Alessio D'Angelo, Louise Ryan and Paola Tubaro
- Cases, Mechanisms and the Real: The Theory and Methodology of Mixed-Method Social Network Analysis, by Nick Crossley and Gemma Edwards
- The Visual Sociogram in Qualitative and Mixed-Methods Research, by Paola Tubaro, Louise Ryan and Alessio D'Angelo
- Qualitative Methods and Visualizations in the Study of Friendship Networks, by Elisa Bellotti
- Combining Egocentric Network Maps and Narratives: An Applied Analysis of Qualitative Network Map Interviews, by Alice Altissimo
- The Biographical Network Method, by Neil Armitage