Brill Research Perspectives in Sociocybernetics and Complexity


Series Editor:
Chaime Marcuello-Servós
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We are living in turbulent times in which we need to face global challenges connecting fields and perspectives. Complex social issues require complex, multidisciplinary approaches to deal with their complexity. In recent decades, sociocybernetics has developed as a distinct discipline that aims to meet this challenge. Sociocybernetics is concerned with applying first and second order cybernetics, the systems sciences and complexity science in the social sciences. Brill Research Perspectives in Sociocybernetics and Complexity disseminates advances in sociocybernetics and consolidates existing research efforts, including theory and applications. Each installment addresses developments around a specific topic; thus, besides the audience interested in developments in sociocybernetics and the complexity sciences, each installment appeals to those in other disciplines who are engaged with a particular topic. The topics addressed range from foundational issues to applications in systems modelling, the arts, social interventions, environmental problems, social work and care, public policies, and urban design, on a local or global scale. Brill Research Perspectives in Sociocybernetics and Complexity is an invaluable resource for scholars, policymakers and practitioners wishing to learn about the latest developments in sociocybernetics, as well as a useful resource for teachers and those studying the social sciences and related disciplines.

Each installment is a focused monograph of approximately 30,000-40,000 words (70-100 pages) presenting the state of the art on a specific theme in close combination with critical analysis and research.

Authors are cordially invited to submit proposals and/or full manuscripts by email to the publisher Jason Prevost. Please direct all other correspondence to Associate Editor Debbie de Wit.
Series Editor
Chaime Marcuello-Servós, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)

Editorial Board
Saburo Akahori, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University (Japan)
Patricia Almaguer, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)
Dalila Cerejo, New University of Lisbon (Portugal)
Luciano Gallon, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (Colombia)
Bernard Scott, International Center for Sociocybernetics Studies (UK)

Advisory Board
José A. Amozurrutia, LabCOMplex UNAM (Mexico)
Juancho Barron, CISAN-UNAM (Mexico)
Eva Buchinger, Austrian Institute of Technology (Austria)
Fabio Giglietto, Università di Urbino Carlo Bo (Italy)
David Hernandez Casas, UNAM (Mexico)
Bob Hodge, Western Sydney University (Australia)
Bernd Hornung, University Hospital Giessen and Marburg (Germany)
Arne Kjellman, Independent Researcher (Sweden)
Raija Koskinen, University of Helsinki (Finland)
Yutaka Koyama, Toyo University (Japan)
Manuel Lisboa, New University of Lisbon (Portugal)
Margarita Maass, LabCOMplex UNAM (Mexico)
Czeslaw Mesjasz, Cracow University of Economics (Poland)
Michael Paetau, International Center for Sociocybernetics Studies (Germany)
Karl-Heinz Simon, University of Kassel (Germany)
Mitsuhiro Tada, Kumamoto University (Japan)
Toru Takahashi, Chuo University (Japan)
Stuart Umpleby, George Washington University (USA)
Tomoko Watarai, Yokohama City University (Japan)

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