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Tackling wicked problems : edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris and Jacqueline Y. Russell. through the transdisciplinary imagination /

Contributor(s): Brown, Valerie A | Harris, John A. (John Alfred), 1941- | Russell, Jacqueline Y.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010Description: xx, 312 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781844079254 (pbk.).Subject(s): Interdisciplinary research | Interdisciplinary approach to knowledge | Social problems -- Environmental aspectsDDC classification: 507.2 BRO Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Part I: The Ideas 1. Towards a Just and Sustainable Future 2. Beyond Disciplinary Confinement to Imaginative Transdisciplinarity 3. A Philosophical Framework for an Open and Critical Transdisciplinary Inquiry 4. Collective Inquiry and Its Wicked Problems 5. Ignorance and Uncertainty Part II: The Practice 6. Conducting an Imaginative Transdisciplinary Inquiry 7. Specialized Inquiry 7a 'Now I'm Not an Expert in Anything': challenges in undertaking transdisciplinary inquiries across the social and biophysical sciences 7b Global Inequalities in Research: a transdisciplinary exploration of causes and consequences 7c Applying Specialized Knowledge 8. Community-based Inquiry 8a Inclusive Governance for Sustainability 8b Fences and Windows: using visual methods to explore conflicts in land and seascape management 8c Calculating Community Risk: a transdisciplinary inquiry into contemporary understanding of risk 9. Organisational Inquiry 9a Embedded Scales: interdisclipinary and institutional issues 9b Adaptiveness and Openness in ecosystem management: an exemplary sensitivity 9c Truth, Knowledge and Data: a study of truth-building in organizational change 10. Individual-focused Inquiry 10a Making Their Way: releasing the potential of environmental studies graduates 10b White Skin, Black Masks: a personal narrative on benevolent racism 10c Exploring the Doctoral Interface 11. Holistic Inquiry 11a Designerly Ways of Knowing: what does design have to offer? 11b Rethinking Change 11c All Knowledge Is Indigenous Part III: The Future 12. Human Ecology and Open Transdisciplinary Inquiry 13. Can There Be a Community of Practice?
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I: The Ideas
1. Towards a Just and Sustainable Future
2. Beyond Disciplinary Confinement to Imaginative Transdisciplinarity
3. A Philosophical Framework for an Open and Critical Transdisciplinary Inquiry
4. Collective Inquiry and Its Wicked Problems
5. Ignorance and Uncertainty
Part II: The Practice
6. Conducting an Imaginative Transdisciplinary Inquiry
7. Specialized Inquiry
7a 'Now I'm Not an Expert in Anything': challenges in undertaking transdisciplinary inquiries across the social and biophysical sciences
7b Global Inequalities in Research: a transdisciplinary exploration of causes and consequences
7c Applying Specialized Knowledge
8. Community-based Inquiry
8a Inclusive Governance for Sustainability
8b Fences and Windows: using visual methods to explore conflicts in land and seascape management
8c Calculating Community Risk: a transdisciplinary inquiry into contemporary understanding of risk
9. Organisational Inquiry
9a Embedded Scales: interdisclipinary and institutional issues
9b Adaptiveness and Openness in ecosystem management: an exemplary sensitivity
9c Truth, Knowledge and Data: a study of truth-building in organizational change
10. Individual-focused Inquiry
10a Making Their Way: releasing the potential of environmental studies graduates
10b White Skin, Black Masks: a personal narrative on benevolent racism
10c Exploring the Doctoral Interface
11. Holistic Inquiry
11a Designerly Ways of Knowing: what does design have to offer?
11b Rethinking Change
11c All Knowledge Is Indigenous
Part III: The Future
12. Human Ecology and Open Transdisciplinary Inquiry
13. Can There Be a Community of Practice?

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