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  1. The Human Capacity for Transformational Change

    Harnessing the collective mind

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris

    Pressures for transformational change have become a regular feature of most fields of human endeavour. Master-thinkers and visionaries alike have reframed existing divisions as connecting relationships, bringing together as dynamic systems the supposed opposites of parts and wholes, stability and...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Collective Learning for Transformational Change

    A Guide to Collaborative Action

    By Valerie A. Brown, Judith A. Lambert

    This step by step guide is for those seeking to undertake a transformational change process based on strong collaboration among diverse interests. Guiding transformational change goes beyond small changes to an existing system. It leads to lasting change in the system itself. The collective...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Tackling Wicked Problems

    Through the Transdisciplinary Imagination

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, Jacqueline Russell

    From climate change to GM foods, we are increasingly confronted with complex, interconnected social and environmental problems that span disciplines, knowledge bases and value systems. This book offers a transdisciplinary, open approach for those working towards resolving these 'wicked' problems...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Social Learning in Environmental Management

    Towards a Sustainable Future

    By Valerie A. Brown

    Edited by Meg Keen, Rob Dyball

    Social Learning in Environmental Management explores and expands the approaches to collective learning most needed to help individuals, communities, experts and governments work together to achieve greater social and ecological sustainability. It provides practical frameworks and case studies to...

    Published May 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  5. Sustainability and Health

    Supporting Global Ecological Integrity in Public Health

    By Valerie A. Brown, John Grootjans, Jan Ritchie, Mardie Townsend, Glenda Verrinder

    Radical changes in the biosphere and human interaction with the environment are increasingly impacting on the health of populations across the world. Diseases are crossing the species barrier, and spreading rapidly through globalised transport systems. From new patterns of cancer to the threat of...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Routledge

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