Complex Science for a Complex World
by Pascal Perez, David Batten
Publisher: Anu E Press 2006
Number of pages: 352
A new kind of science should help us deepen our understanding of how human ecosystems might grow and change over time. This book aims to convince the reader that this new kind of science is worthy of our attention. It is a science that embraces the complexity of our world, and addresses the interactions between human behavior and environmental responses.
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by Robert Hanneman - Sage Publications, Inc
The book re-orients the way many social scientists build and work with theories, and it will prove of value to all practicing social science theorists. The author advocates computer simulation models to allow the formulation of more dynamic theories.
by W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy, at al. - arXiv
This book aims to assist social scientists to analyze their problems using fuzzy models. The basic and essential fuzzy matrix theory is given. The authors have only tried to give those essential basically needed to develop the fuzzy model.
by Anol Bhattacherjee - University of South Florida
This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, education, public health, and related disciplines. It is a comprehensive and compact source for foundational concepts.
by Severine Deneulin, Lila Shahani - Earthscan Publications Ltd.
This book is essential reading for all those who wish to understand the Human Development and Capability approach to development. It both explains and advances thought on this important and increasingly influential perspective.