Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Professor Graham Room publishes book on transformative realism and public policy

Thu Jul 07 16:10:00 BST 2016

 

Book cover displaying the text 'Agile Actors on Complex Terrains: Transformative Realism and Public Policy' infront of an abstract image.

— Agile Actors on Complex Terrains book cover.

 

Professor Graham Room has recently published a new book entitled Agile Actors on Complex Terrains: Transformative Realism and Public Policy (Routledge, 2016).

About the book

The book brings together complexity science, sociological theory and political economy and applies them to empirical areas of public policy. It shows how complexity science can illuminate the non-linear dynamics of the social world, but only if understood by reference to the unequal distribution of power and advantage.

The book can be purchased at a reduced cost using the discount code.

About the author

Graham Room is Professor of European Social Policy.  This is the thirteenth book of which he has been author, co-author or editor. He was Director of the Institute for Policy Research until December 2013.