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The Social Bond

How the interaction between individuals drives the evolution of society

Authors: Aslaksen, Erik W.

  • Addresses readers interested in social complexity
  • Analyses various models of social interaction
  • Presents several mathematical models which yield a better understanding of the underlying processes
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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0  license.
This authored monograph analyses the determining factors of societal evolution: the interaction between individuals and the resulting relationship, which the author calls the "Social Bond". The book aims at providing a better understanding of social dynamics and social interaction, and the author develops two models which provide interesting new insights. The target audience primarily comprises academics working in the field of social complexity and related fields, but the book may also be beneficial for graduate students alike.

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Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Aslaksen, Erik W.

    Pages 1-6

  • Evolution

    Aslaksen, Erik W.

    Pages 7-35

  • The Individual—The Basic Component of Society

    Aslaksen, Erik W.

    Pages 37-68

  • Interaction

    Aslaksen, Erik W.

    Pages 69-108

  • Models

    Aslaksen, Erik W.

    Pages 109-145

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-3-319-68741-4
  • This book is an open access book, you can download it for free on link.springer.com
Hardcover $59.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-68740-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Social Bond
Book Subtitle
How the interaction between individuals drives the evolution of society
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-68741-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-68741-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-68740-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 236
Number of Illustrations and Tables
50 b/w illustrations
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