Post Tagged with: "Policy Making"

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Kate Ferguson talks to us about identity-based violence, the rise in mass-atrocities, the effectiveness of R2P, and the relationship between academia and policy-making.

The Peloponnesian War and Killer Robots: Norms of Protection in Security Policy

The Peloponnesian War and Killer Robots: Norms of Protection in Security Policy

We need not be grateful for the ‘protection’ of killer robots; we may instead mimic Lysistrata and humanize the very structure of protection in the 21st century.

Review – The Routledge Handbook of European Security

Review – The Routledge Handbook of European Security

Despite some problems, this volume systematically captures and delineates the complexity that makes up the structures and outcomes of European security institutions.

Policymaking at the Edge of Chaos

Policymaking at the Edge of Chaos

One of the peculiar challenges Complexity may present is that the nonlinearity and unpredictability it posits as being fundamental characteristics of complex systems are profoundly subversive of how we have traditionally understood policymaking. Complex adaptive systems are highly sensitive to initial conditions, as well as potentially subject to a variety of both positive and negative feedback loops, making outcomes unpredictable over the long term.

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