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The world as a total system / Kenneth E. Boulding
Bib ID 173874
Format BookBook
Author
Boulding, Kenneth Ewart, 1910-1993
 
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Description Beverly Hills, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1985 
183 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0803924437
Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: What Systems Can We Perceive in the World?
  • The World as a Physical System
  • The World as a Biological System
  • The World as a Social System
  • The World as an Economic System
  • The World as a Political System
  • The World as a Communication System
  • The World as an Evaluative System.
 
Notes

"This volume is based on a series of lectures presented at the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan, January/February 1984."

"September 1984."

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 177-[178]

Subjects Civilization.  |  Social systems.  |  System theory.  |  Civilization Systems theory

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