Squazzoni, F., Jager, W. & Edmonds, B. (online first), Social Simulation in the Social Sciences: A Brief Overview. Social Science Computer Review. DOI:10.1177/0894439313512975
This is an overview of agent-based social simulation that resulted (loosely) from the 2013 ECMS track on Simulating Social Interaction. It is written very much from the point of view of showing agent-based modelling can address issues of interest to social scientists.