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    "[Second Thoughts on Capitalism and the State is a] profoundly reflective book shows a pathway forward for academics and activists alike who are stymied by the disconnect between deep critical scholarship and emancipatory social change, yet who will still not give up the good fight."

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Digitalization, Economic Development and Social Equality: Turbulent Convergence

This book represents one of the outcomes of the World Complexity Science Academy (WCSA) Conference held in Rome in the Autumn of 2018, titled “Turbulent Convergence”. It reflects the fruitful discussions developed by a number of papers presented at the event by scholars from several different countries. In particular, the volume represents a great effort on the part of the WCSA to gather research carried out in Europe and beyond and to provide a forum for valuable discussion at international level in a cosmopolitan way.

This book is part of a series. View the full series, "World Complexity Science Academy Book Series", here.


Maria Mirebelli is Full Professor of Political Sociology and Deputy Director of the Department of Culture, Education and Society at the University of Calabria, Italy. She is also a Member of Academic Representatives on the Board of Administration and a Member of the Doctoral School Committee at the same institution. She has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of California and Essex University, UK. She obtained her PhD in Sociology from the University of Catania, Italy, in 2000, and completed her postdoctoral fellowship in Political Science at the University of Calabria in 2000.

Natália Brasil Dib is a PhD candidate in Economic and Socio-environmental Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil. She holds a Master’s degree in Economic and Socioenvironmental Law from the same institution. She is Vice-president of the World Complexity Science Academy and a Researcher for the Brazilian Institute of Procedure and Tax Procedure. She is also a Member of the Human Development and Capability Association and Visiting Junior Scholar at Università Suor Orsola Benincasa, Italy.

Sinan Mihelčič is currently an Assistant Teacher of Urban Design, the Urbanism Studio, and the Architecture Studio at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is a PhD candidate, working on the research of connections between small urban interventions and creating an environment to support circular economy transition. He is also working in practice, in his architecture and urbanism studio, Stajn Architects.

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ISBN: 1-5275-4976-3

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-4976-0

Release Date: 12th June 2020

Pages: 401

Price: £76.99

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