Networked science

Caroline Wagner has published an interesting book entitled The New Invisible College: Science for Development.

According to the blurb it

offers new tools for governing science in the twenty-first century. Based on exciting advances in complexity and network theories, this book reveals the dynamics and structure of knowledge creation in science. Dr. Wagner urges policymakers to move beyond national policy models and towards networked models of science. This will expand opportunities to translate science into useful technology and social welfare, especially for poor countries.