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Human Development in the Twenty-first Century : Visionary Ideas from Systems Scientists
Fogel, Alan, Barbara J. King and Stuart G. Shanker (Eds)
Cambridge University Press / Softcover / 2007-12-01 / 0521881978
price: $129.95 (may be subject to change)
288 pages
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How do human beings develop and function in relation to the human and natural world? The science of dynamic systems focuses on connections and relationships between people rather than on individual actions alone. This 2007 collection of engaging, non-technical essays, written by dynamic systems scientists in psychology, biology, anthropology, education, and sociology, challenges us to consider novel ways to enhance human development worldwide in the face of poverty, violence, neglect, disease and crises in our families. Focusing specifically on how to think about interventions and policies that will benefit human development from a systems perspective, this book brings research into the realm of application and policy. The authors use real-life examples to propose changes in clinical, educational and policy-making practices that will be of interest to professionals and practitioners alike.

• Considers novel ways in which to enhance human development in the face of poverty, violence, neglect, disease and crises
• Written in an accessible style with non-technical language
• Each chapter features real-life examples and lists for additional reading

Contributors:

Alan Fogel, Barbara J. King, Stuart G. Shanker, Robert Lickliter, Timothy D. Johnston, Ken Richardson, Gilbert Gottlieb, Carolyn Tucker Halpern, Stephen J. Suomi, Marc D. Lewis, Peter Gow, Christina Toren, Tim Ingold, Gillian Evans, Lynette Friedrich Cofer, Barbara Smuts, Gail F. Melson, Stanley I. Greenspan, Beatrice Beebe, Joseph Jaffe, Masatoshi Kawai, George Downing, Michael E. Kerr, Isabela Granic, Daniel S. Messinger, Barry M. Lester, Pedro Reygadas

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