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Author Byrne, D. S. (David S.), 1947-
Title Complexity theory and the social sciences : the state of the art / David Byrne and Gill Callaghan.
Publication Info. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Framing the issues -- Understanding the complex -- Restricted complexity and general complexity : an outline of the arguments -- Complexity theory and the philosophy of social science -- Complexity theory meets social theory -- Evolutionary social theory -- Structure and agency -- Time and place -- Complexity theory : methodology and methods -- Complexity and methodology : exploring trajectories through narratives -- Hunting causes in a complex world -- Researching the complex social -- Complexity in action -- Complexity in disciplines and fields -- Opening the social sciences : the post-disciplinary implications of the complexity frame of reference -- Conclusion: complexity and the social sciences : the way forward -- Bibliography.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Social sciences -- Mathematical models.
Chaotic behavior in systems.
Social sciences -- Research.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780415693677 0415693675 9780415693684 0415693683 (DLC) 2013004288
ISBN 1134084919 (electronic bk.)
9781134084913 (electronic bk.)
9780415693677 (hardback)
0415693675 (hardback)
9780415693684 (pbk.)
0415693683 (pbk.)
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