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Rescuing the enlightenment from itself : critical and systemic implications for democracy

Author: Janet J McIntyre-Mills
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2006.
Series: C. West Churchman and related works series, v. 1.
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"Rescuing the Enlightenment from Itself: Critical and Systemic Implications for Democracy presents papers that make the case that good governance is about thinking and practice that can lead to a better balance of social, cultural, political, economic and environmental concerns to ensure a sustainable future for ourselves and for future generations. The work is inspired by the thinking of C. West Churchman and forms  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rescuing the enlightenment from itself.
New York : Springer, ©2006
(DLC) 2005049987
(OCoLC)60743245
Named Person: C West Churchman; C West Churchman
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janet J McIntyre-Mills
ISBN: 9780387275871 0387275878 9780387275895 0387275894
OCLC Number: 209910942
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 370 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface to a New Books Series : C. West Churchman Legacy and Related Works / John van Gigch and Janet McIntyre --
Introduction to Volume 1 : The Contribution of West Churchman to Sustainable Governance and International Relations / Janet McIntyre --
Recollections and Thoughts by his Colleague and a Newcomer to his Work: C West Churchman and The New World of Co-Design / Olov Forsgren --
Some Notes with Regard to "Thought and Wisdom" / Janette Young --
The Contribution of West Churchman to Doing Better Governance and International Relations : The Systems Approach and its Enemies Helps us Find the Morality of a Revised Democracy / John van Gigch --
Be Your Enemy / Ken Bausch --
The Social Significance of Churchman's Epistemological Position : Implications for responsible conduct / Norma Romm --
Understanding Churchman's Work through Practical Applications in the Public and Private Sectors to Enhance Social and Environmental Justice : A Retrospective Structural Inquiry of the Predicament of Humankind : Prospectus of the Club of Rome / Alexander N. Christakis --
Systemic IQ : Systemic intervention and problem appreciation / Ian Mitroff --
Information Systems Development as Inquiring Systems / Andrea Carugati --
Pragmatism Meets Systems Thinking : The legacy of C. West Churchman / David Mathews --
Churchman and Measurement / Timothy Ferris --
Justifying Knowledge Claims / Mike Metcalfe --
Bush Tucker / Conversation and Rich Pictures : Capacity recognition and entrepreneurship through systemic praxis with Neporendi Forum Inc. / Janet McIntyre --
Addressing Indigenous Australian Social Exclusion : A strategic praxis approach to research and the provision of social services / Douglas Morgan --
An Exploration and Extension of Churchman's Insights towards the Tackling of Racial Discrimination as a World Problem / Norma Romm --
Conclusion : Designing a Replacement for the UN / Russell L. Ackoff and Jamshid Gharajedaghi --
Rescuing the Enlightenment from Itself : Implications for re-Working democracy and international relations / Janet McIntyre.
Series Title: C. West Churchman and related works series, v. 1.
Responsibility: editor, Janet McIntyre-Mills.
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Explores the work and legacy of C West Churchman. This book presents papers that make the case that good governance is about thinking and practice that can lead to a better balance of social,  Read more...

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