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Book review: The new science of cities by Michael Batty

Karvonen, Andrew (2014) Book review: The new science of cities by Michael Batty. LSE Review of Books (04 Jan 2014). Blog Entry.

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"The New Science of Cities." Michael Batty. The MIT Press. November 2013. --- In The New Science of Cities, Michael Batty suggests that to understand cities we must view them not simply as places in space but as systems of networks and flows. Drawing on the complexity sciences, social physics, urban economics, transportation theory, regional science, and urban geography, and building on his own previous work, Batty seeks to introduce theories and methods that reveal the deep structure of how cities function. Andrew Karvonen is impressed and convinced.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2014 14:21
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 01:58
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/56274

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