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A Complexity Theory for Public Policy

Göktuğ Morçöl - Political Science - 2013 - 324 pages
Complexity theory has become popular in the natural and social sciences over the last few decades as a result of the advancements in our understanding of the complexities in ...
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Challenges to Democratic Governance in Developing Countries

Gedeon M. Mudacumura, Göktuğ Morçöl - Law - 2014 - 287 pages
Despite the large amounts of human and financial resources invested to foster democratic governance in developing countries, statistics show that the majority of these ...
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Reframing Public Policy: Discursive Politics and Deliberative Practices

Frank Fischer - Political Science - 2003 - 278 pages
In recent years a set of radical new approaches to public policy has been developing. These approaches, drawing on discursive analysis and participatory deliberative practices ...
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The Growth of Social Knowledge: Theory, Simulation, and Empirical Research ...

Jacek Szmatka, Michael J. Lovaglia, Kinga Wysienska - Social Science - 2002 - 299 pages
Analyzes and describes processes of scientific, cumulative knowledge growth in sociology.
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The Positive Mind: Its Development and Impact on Modernity and Postmodernity

Evaldas Nekrasas - Philosophy - 2015 - 390 pages
This book is a radical reappraisal of positivism as a major movement in philosophy, science and culture. In examining positivist movement and its contemporary impact, the ...
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The Paradigm Dialog

Egon G. Guba - Social Science - 1990 - 424 pages
Is scientific positivism, long the reigning paradigm for research in the social sciences, the `best way' to conduct social research? This is the central question examined in ...
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Metaphor and Knowledge: The Challenges of Writing Science

Ken Baake - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 245 pages
Analyzing the power of metaphor in the rhetoric of science, this book examines the use of words to express complex scientific concepts.
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The Orders of Discourse: Philosophy, Social Science, and Politics

John G. Gunnell - Political Science - 1998 - 253 pages
In this insightful book, distinguished political scientist John G. Gunnell explores the relationship between social science and philosophy, and the range of problems that have ...
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