Sociocybernetic Paradoxes: Observation, Control and Evolution of Self-Steering Systems

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Felix Geyer, Johannes van der Zouwen
SAGE Publications, 1 mei 1986 - 224 pagina's
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In this stimulating work, thirteen distinguished scholars examine and aim to reconcile the paradox that social systems tend to steer themselves with the knowledge that they are, at the same time, subject to steering and control from outside. 'Sociocybernetics' is the term they have coined to describe the tools used in the analysis of this paradox; tools which have themselves evolved from and influenced cybernetics and general systems theory.

Sociocybernetic Paradoxes surveys both the possibilities and limitations of cybernetics in the analysis and treatment of social problems: Part One looks at concrete experiences of the steering of specific social systems; Part Two examines the planning, hierarchy and views of soci

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Over de auteur (1986)

FELIX GEYER is the Scientific Coordinator of SISWO, the Netherlands Universities' Institute for Coordination of Research in the Social Sciences.

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