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Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences: The State of the Art - Byrne, David, and Callaghan, Gillian
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For the past two decades, 'complexity' has informed a range of work across the social sciences. There are diverse schools of complexity thinking, and authors have used these ideas in a multiplicity of ways, from health inequalities to the organization of large scale firms. Some understand complexity as emergence from the rule-based interactions of simple agents and explore it through agent-based modelling. Others argue against such 'restricted complexity' and for the development of case-based narratives deploying a much ...

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Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences: The State of the Art 2013, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415693684

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Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences: The state of the art 2013, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415693677

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