2013

Social Morphogenesis

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6127-8 (Print) 978-94-007-6128-5 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-22

    Social Morphogenesis and the Prospects of Morphogenic Society

  3. Social Morphogenesis and Societal Transformation?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 25-37

      Morphogenesis and Social Change

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      Pages 39-60

      The Morphogenetic Approach and the Idea of a Morphogenetic Society: The Role of Regularities

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 61-84

      Emergence and Morphogenesis: Causal Reduction and Downward Causation?

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 85-101

      Morphogenesis, Continuity and Change in the International Political System

  4. Social Formations and Their Re-formation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Pages 105-124

      Self-Organization: What Is It, What Isn’t It, and What’s It Got to Do with Morphogenesis?

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      Pages 125-143

      Self-Organisation as the Mechanism of Development and Evolution in Social Systems

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      Pages 145-164

      Morphogenic Society: Self-Government and Self-Organization as Misleading Metaphors

  5. Social Networks: Linkages or Bonds?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

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      Pages 167-185

      Network Analysis and Morphogenesis: A Neo-Structural Exploration and Illustration

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      Pages 187-204

      Authority’s Hidden Network: Obligations, Roles and the Morphogenesis of Authority

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 205-231

      Morphogenesis and Social Networks: Relational Steering not Mechanical Feedback