xix, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Frontiers collection. 1612-3018.
Formatted Contents Note
A principle is born: the Granovetter study Why do we like networks? Network stability Weak links as stabilizers of complex systems Atoms, molecules and macromolecules Weak links and cellular stability Weak links and the stability of organisms Social nets Networks of human culture The global web The ecoweb Conclusions and perspectives.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -375) and index.
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