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Title Inventing the future in an age of contingency / edited by Amber Narro, André Folloni, Andrea Pitasi and Massimiliano Ruzzeddu.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.

Subject Intercultural communication -- Congresses.
Information technology -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Alt Name Narro, Amber J.,
Folloni, André Parmo,
Pitasi, Andrea,
Ruzzeddu, Massimiliano,
Description 1 online resource (vi, 220 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Note Based on papers from the 2014 WCSA conference in Budapest.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents Table of Contents; Presentation: Time as Systemic Convergence; In Search of the Lost Model; Pierre Delattre's Contribution to Contemporary Systemic Epistemology and its Implications for a Complex Approach to Law; WCSA in the Emergent Supranational World Order; The Shaping and Development of a Library-based Scientific World-Conception; A New Systems Tool for Predicting the Future in an Age of Contingency; Interactive Media Art and the Materiality of Communication toward Cultural Agency; Basic Notions of the Systemic View
The Problem of Time and Evolution from the Perspective of Systemic SociologyThe Systemic Approach to Urban Identity for the Understanding of Social Contingency; Innovation between Economy and Culture; The Sociology of Risk as Criminal Political Support of Negligent Crimes and their Impact on Economic Criminal Law; Grounding Complawxity; The Place of Our Earth in the Universe and Turning-Points in its Life; Applied Systemic Approach and Vision for Strategic Business Consulting; Contributors
Summary In a world where communication and language are not as divisive as they once were, we are experiencing a convergence unlike any other. Through technology and a broadening of our cultural understanding, we are opening doors and closing communication borders. While it is easier to adapt to and enter each other's worlds, still we must navigate complex systems to understand operations within groups and organisations. Our experiences allow us more acceptance, but education is the only door to full comprehension. The chapters in this volume challenge readers to explore complexity theory and offer el.
ISBN 9781443892599 (electronic bk.)
1443892599 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 987252501
Additional Format Print version: Inventing the future in an age of contingency. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017 1443851876 (OCoLC)972621481.

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