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Autopoietic social systems and planning thought

Chettiparamb, A. (2022) Autopoietic social systems and planning thought. In: Van Assche, K., Duineveld, M. and Beunen, R. (eds.) Encyclopaedia of Urban Planning. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. (In Press)

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Abstract/Summary

This Chapter provides a short introduction to some of the basic concepts of the theory of autopoiesis and the ways in which it has been used in planning. Luhmann’s work is extensive and spans a number of functional systems engaging with a vast range of concepts. It is highly original and aims to provide a theory of modern society that takes into account its complexity.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Henley Business School > Real Estate and Planning
ID Code:103390
Publisher:Edward Elgar

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