ix, 243 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Methodos series. 0342-4111 ; v. 3.
Formatted Contents Note
Hierarchy : a short history of a word in western thought / Nicolas Verdier Hierarchical organization of biological and ecological systems / Alain Pavé Size, scale and the boat race : conceptions, connections and misconceptions / Geoffrey West Hierarchy, complexity, society / David Lane Hierarchy in lexical organisation of natural languages / Bruno Gaume, Fabienne Venant, Bernard Victorri Hierarchy in cities and city systems / Michael Batty Alternative explanations of hierarchical differentiation in urban systems / Denise Pumain.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -206) and index.
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