Elgar Encyclopedia of Interdisciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity


Elgar Encyclopedia of Interdisciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity

9781035317950 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Frédéric Darbellay, Head of the Inter- and Transdisciplinarity Unit, Center for Children’s Rights Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Publication Date: June 2024 ISBN: 978 1 03531 795 0 Extent: c 720 pp
This Encyclopedia presents a comprehensive overview of the ever-evolving field of Interdisciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity across the Sciences. Authored by over 150 experts, it provides a vision of the Sciences in which scholars push boundaries and promote collaboration across diverse disciplines, scientific cultures and practices.

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This Encyclopedia presents a comprehensive overview of the ever-evolving field of interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity across the Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and the Humanities. Authored by over 150 experts, it provides a vision of the Sciences in which scholars push boundaries and promote collaboration across diverse disciplines, scientific cultures and practices.

Presenting a range of interconnected ideas and cross-cultural perspectives, this Encyclopedia is a gateway resource for cross-discipline cooperation, outlining key ways in which to collaboratively analyse, comprehend and address the challenges of the 21st century. The book emphasises the importance of intellectual resilience in adapting to a changing academic landscape, encouraging readers to explore transformed science and action.

Key Features
● Over 130 entries written by expert contributors
● Aids development of an inclusive and diverse understanding of the field
● Provides an extensive exploration of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary knowledge
● Highlights the power of collective collaborative intelligence which drives interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity
● Encourages a non-linear approach, allowing readers to create and explore unique reading pathways and foster a more personal learning experience

The Elgar Encyclopedia of Interdisciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity is a captivating read for academics, researchers and students in the Social, Natural, Technical Sciences, and the Humanities. Providing practical guidance for successful interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary practice, it is also of benefit to creative professionals and societal policymakers.
Critical Acclaim
‘We live in an era when diverse forms of scholarship are being undertaken all over the world, and new computational systems surprise us with their human-like competence. The numerous distinctive contributions to this book provide a timely opportunity to take stock on where scholarship is today and how it may evolve in the period ahead.’
– Howard Gardner, Harvard University, US, author of A Synthesizing Mind (MIT Press)
Contributors include: Ahmed M. Abdulla, Maik Arnold, Craig A. Ashhurst, Tanya Augsburg, Jörg Balsiger, Gabriele Bammer, Lia Pinheiro Barbosa, Reinette (Oonsie)Biggs, Annette Boaz, Nathalie Bonnardel, Marion Botella, Samira Bourgeois-Bougrine, Hilary Bradbury, Evelyn Brister, Valerie A. Brown, Marcel Bursztyn, Steven H. Cady, Guido Caniglia, Edgar Cardenas, Sarah A. Caroleo, Sumita Chatterjee, Heléne Clark, Samantha Copeland, Nigel Cross, Rhonda D. Davis, Rico Defila, Lisa Deutsch, Antonietta Di Giulio, Tessa Diphoorn, Hester du Plessis, Ciarán Dunne, Nathalie Dupin, Dena Fam, Lukas P. Fesenfeld, Stephen M. Fiore, Isabel Fletcher, Livia Fritz, Robert Frodeman, Silvio Funtowicz, Jennifer M. Gidley, Vlad Glaveanu, Peter Goodyear, Heide Hackmann, Muki Haklay, Kara L. Hall, Björn Hammarfelt, Sven Ove Hansson, Susanne Hecker, Kerstin Hemström, Janet G. Hering, Jeremy M. Hills, Sabine Hoffmann, Karri A. Holley, Karin Ingold, ITD Alliance, Navya Miriam Itty, Johanna Jacobi, Raphaël Julliard, Machiel Keestra, Gloria Kirwan, Renate G. Klaassen, Colleen Teresa Knechtel, Susanne Knittel, Zora Kovacic, Michael Kreß-Ludwig, Christian A. Kull, David Laille, Roderick J. Lawrence, Lindsay Ellis Lee, Liudvika Leišytė, Ellen D. Lewis, Gabriela Litre, Gaetano Romano Lotrecchiano, Todd Lubart, Kristine Lund, Alexandra Lux, Catherine Lyall, Payal N. Maharaj, Willem Malherbe, Oska Marg, Lina Markauskaite, Judy Matthews, Keith McCandless, Brianne McGonigle Leyh, Sue L.T. McGregor, Chet McLeskey, Vikas Mehta, Julie Mennes, Juliana Merçon, Faye Q. Miller, Samantha Monaghan, Zoe Moody, Genevieve Mosely, Nicola Mößner, Gjoko Muratovski, Nancy J. Nersessian, Yair Neuman, Graeme Nicholas, Helga Nowotny, Lisa M. Osbeck, Michael O’Rourke, Oliver Parodi, Oliver Clifford Pedersen, Mary Pei, Laura Pereira, Tomas Pernecky, Valerie V. Peterson, Michelle Phillips Buchberger, Jonathan A. Plucker, Christian Pohl, Merritt Polk, Katrin Prager, Rika Preiser, Gerard Puccio, Rafi Rashid, Jacob Lee Ravnborg, Ortwin Renn, Marisa A. Rinkus, John Robinson, Mihail C. Roco, Anna-Lena Rose, Katie Ross, Wendy Ross, Mark A. Runco, Romain Sauzet, Carolina Schenatto da Rosa, Flurina Schneider, Christian D. Schunn, Andreas Seebacher, Ross T. Shackleton, Arvind Singhal, Peter Scott, Warren Smit, Oscar Soto, Natalie Spence, Michael Stauffacher, Paul Stenner, Anne Stephens, Robert J. Sternberg, Daniel Stokols, Danilo R. Streck, Johannes Strikwerda, Rick Szostak, Anna Taylor, Jessica L. Thompson, Valentín Val, Lisa M. Vaughn, Bianca Vienni-Baptista, Hava E.Vidergor, Ulli Vilsmaier, Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin, Silke Voigt-Heucke, Dietmar Wechsler, Cara Wrigley, Jakob Zinsstag, Tania Zittoun
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