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The power of systems : how policy sciences opened up the Cold War world

Author: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In The Power of Systems, Egle Rindzeviciute introduces readers to one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War: the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, an international think tank  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė
ISBN: 9781501703188 1501703188
OCLC Number: 935495199
Description: 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The rise of system-cybernetic governmentality --
Grey eminences of the scientific-technical revolution --
Bridging East and West: the birth of IIASA --
Shaping a transnational systems community (1): networks and institutions --
Shaping a transnational systems community (2): family versus war room --
The East-West politics of global modelling --
From nuclear winter to the Anthropocene --
Acid rain: scientific expertise and governance across systemic divide --
The avant-garde of system-cybernetic governmentality.
Responsibility: Eglė Rindzevičiūtė.


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"The Power of Systems is a first-rate monograph, best suited for graduate students, scholars of Soviet Russia and the Cold War, and scholars of the history and sociology of science." * American Read more...

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