Complexity and the art of public policy : solving society's problems from the bottom up (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Complexity and the art of public policy : solving society's problems from the bottom up

Author: David C Colander; Roland Kupers
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Complexity science-made possible by modern analytical and computational advances-is changing the way we think about social systems and social theory. Unfortunately, economists' policy models have not kept up and are stuck in either a market fundamentalist or government control narrative. While these standard narratives are useful in some cases, they are damaging in others, directing thinking away from creative,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David C Colander; Roland Kupers
ISBN: 9780691152097 0691152098 0691169136 9780691169132
OCLC Number: 859168709
Description: viii, 310 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The complexity frame for policy --
Exploring the foundations --
Laissez-Faire activism i practice --
The lost agenda.
Responsibility: David Colander and Roland Kupers.

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Complexity science - made possible by modern analytical and computational advances - is changing the way we think about social systems and social theory. This title outlines a flexible policy  Read more...

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"Colander and Kupers reframe the standard public policy debate in terms of complexity theory and describe their approach as evolutionary... The authors provide a strong case that current positions, Read more...

 
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