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Adhocism : the case for improvisation

Author: Charles Jencks; Nathan Silver
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Expanded and updated edView all editions and formats
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Originally published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jencks, Charles.
Adhocism.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012038949
(OCoLC)811427065
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Jencks; Nathan Silver
ISBN: 9781461931836 1461931835 9780262312547 0262312549 9780262312554 0262312557
OCLC Number: 849928804
Notes: Originally published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 232 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Part one by Charles Jencks. The spirit of adhocism --
The pluralist universe, or pluriverse --
Mechanical, natural and critical evolution --
Consumer democracy --
Towards an articulate environment --
The ad hoc revolution --
Part two by Nathan Silver. Modes and resources of adhocism --
The adhocist sensibility --
Adhocism in the market and the city --
Appendix: miscellaneous adhockery.
Responsibility: Charles Jencks and Nathan Silver ; with a new foreword by Charles Jencks, and a new afterword by Nathan Silver.

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Four decades after the initial publication of Charles Jencks and Nathan Silver's manifesto for improvisation, adhocism is still very much in vogue...Now recognisable as one of the core Postmodern Read more...

 
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