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Complexity theory and the social sciences the state of the art

Author: David S Byrne; Gillian Callaghan
Publisher: New York, NY Routledge 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David S Byrne; Gillian Callaghan
ISBN: 9780415693684 0415693683 9780415693677 0415693675 9780203519585 0203519582
OCLC Number: 931022789
Description: VI, 297 Seiten
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction --
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. 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.
Responsibility: David Byrne and Gill Callaghan

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