Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy: Agile Decision-making in a Turbulent World
I think this is a very important book. Very few people in the social sciences write books on this topic and really do justice to complexity theory. Professor Room gives a very detailed, accurate and accessible review of complexity theory as it applies to
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12 Mobility on social landscapes
13 Towards a generic methodology
PART 3 Policies
14 Agile policymaking
15 Poverty and social exclusion
16 Social dynamics of the knowledge economy
17 Global turbulence and crisis
Tools for policymakers
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