Islands of Order
A Guide to Complexity Modeling for the Social Sciences
J. Stephen Lansing and Murray P. Cox
Foreword by Michael R. Dove
Princeton Studies in Complexity: Princeton University Press
"A major achievement. The breadth and depth of this brilliant book, from rich ethnography to elaborate agent-based models, are awe inspiring and standard setting."
–Scott E. Page, author of The Diversity Bonus
"This exceptional book is chock-full of ideas that can inspire a new generation of researchers in the study of human societies using the framework of complex systems."
–Mark Moritz, Ohio State University
Free online learning resources, including extensive interactive models