READ BOOK ☆ Complexity and Public Policy: A New Approach to 21st Century Politics, Policy and Society - by Robert Geyer Samir Rihani

Complexity and Public Policy: A New Approach to 21st Century Politics, Policy and Society By Robert Geyer Samir Rihani,

  • Title: Complexity and Public Policy: A New Approach to 21st Century Politics, Policy and Society
  • Author: Robert Geyer Samir Rihani
  • ISBN: 9780415556637
  • Page: 393
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book provides a clear, concise and readable introduction to complexity thinking, its application to the social sciences and public policy, and the relevance of some of its various tools to those fields of politics, health, the international realm, development, planning and terrorism.The authors argue that the foundation for many of the current crises in these areas caThis book provides a clear, concise and readable introduction to complexity thinking, its application to the social sciences and public policy, and the relevance of some of its various tools to those fields of politics, health, the international realm, development, planning and terrorism.The authors argue that the foundation for many of the current crises in these areas can be traced to the attempt by social scientists and policy makers to treat these systems and processes as fundamentally orderly, predictable and controllable By providing an overview of complex systems, a practical introduction to basic concepts and tools of these systems, and examples for understanding and managing them in real life policy situations they provide an exciting new perspective for rethinking our basic approaches to the social sciences and for understanding and managing the increasingly interdependent world of public policy.The book is vital reading for students and scholars of the social sciences and public policy, and also policymakers and the policy actor audience.
    Complexity and Public Policy A New Approach to st Century Politics Policy and Society This book provides a clear concise and readable introduction to complexity thinking its application to the social sciences and public policy and the relevance of some of its various tools to those

    One thought on “Complexity and Public Policy: A New Approach to 21st Century Politics, Policy and Society”

    1. Between 2 and 4 stars The first chapters on complexity concepts and policy tools are very insightful and a useful approach that s refreshingly different from heterodox economists like Beinhocker or Arthur The following chapters on specific policy domains aim to apply the complexity tools for public policy, but unfortunately deliver only half the promise The chapters on politics and health offer fresh ideas, the chapter on the international arena is mixed, while the chapters on development, terro [...]

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