May 2012
Harvard Political Review;Summer2012, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p18
The article discusses how social network theory (SNT) is changing understanding of cities. Professor Michael Batty states that it has shifted understanding of urban settings from thinking cities as machines to cities as organisms. Geraldine Pflieger, professor at the University of Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland, mentions that SNT has led scientists to view cities materialistically by studying links between political, technical and other experiences of the city.


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