The Social Bond

How the interaction between individuals drives the evolution of society

  • Erik W. Aslaksen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Erik W. Aslaksen
    Pages 1-5
  3. Erik W. Aslaksen
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    Pages 69-107
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 183-235

About this book


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.


Social environment Interaction and adaptive action Propagation and diffusion Fluctuations and stability Social emergence Social interaction models Open Access

Authors and affiliations

  • Erik W. Aslaksen
    • 1
  1. 1.Gumbooya Pty LtdAllambie HeightsAustralia

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