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Non-Equilibrium Social Science and Policy

Introduction and Essays on New and Changing Paradigms in Socio-Economic Thinking

ISBN: 978-3-319-42422-4 (Print) 978-3-319-42424-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-17

    Non-Equilibrium Social Science and Policy

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-44


  4. Chapter

    Pages 45-58

    Social Psychology and the Narrative Economy

  5. Chapter

    Pages 59-69

    Sociology and Non-Equilibrium Social Science

  6. Chapter

    Pages 71-80

    Geography Far from Equilibrium

  7. Chapter

    Pages 81-96

    Cities in Disequilibrium

  8. Chapter

    Pages 97-109

    Global Political Dynamics and the Science of Complex Systems

  9. Chapter

    Pages 111-134

    Systems, Networks, and Policy

  10. Chapter

    Pages 135-148

    Towards a Complexity-Friendly Policy: Breaking the Vicious Circle of Equilibrium Thinking in Economics and Public Policy

  11. Chapter

    Pages 149-158

    The Information Economy

  12. Chapter

    Pages 159-178

    Complexity Science and the Art of Policy Making

  13. Chapter

    Pages 179-194

    The Complexity of Government

  14. Chapter

    Pages 195-208

    The Room Around the Elephant: Tackling Context-Dependency in the Social Sciences

  15. Chapter

    Pages 209-225

    Global Systems Science and Policy

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 227-232