The Complexities of the Global

@inproceedings{Urry2005TheCO,
  title={The Complexities of the Global},
  author={John R. Urry},
  year={2005}
}
‘Complexity theory’ seems to provide some metaphors, concepts and theories essential for examining the intractable disorderliness of the contemporary world. Relations across that world are complex, rich and non-linear, involving multiple negative and, more significantly, positive feedback loops. This article shows how globalization should be conceptualized as a series of adapting and co-evolving global systems, each characterized by unpredictability, irreversibility and co-evolution. Such… CONTINUE READING

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