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Modeling a Socio-Political System for Public Policy Cybernetics


Modeling a Socio-Political System for Public Policy Cybernetics

Arnopoulos, Paris (2005) Modeling a Socio-Political System for Public Policy Cybernetics. In: Sociophysics : cosmos and chaos in nature and culture. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY. ISBN 1-59033-967-3

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Mathematical model-building in the social sciences is concentrated so far in economics, leaving politics far behind. Based on a recent paradigm of Sociophysics, this article attempts an interdisciplinary general system model that combines all three social sectors: economics, politics, and ethnics. To do so, this preliminary study proceeds by a formalization of systems theory, along with its structures and functions. Because of its wide scope, the model is necessarily theoretical and fundamental, leaving specifics to later specialized studies. As such, this primary attempt incorporates the concepts of political power and economic wealth into the same model, thus indicating a simple way to approach a more realistic representation of society.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Political Science
Item Type:Book Section
Authors:Arnopoulos, Paris
Keywords:Sociophysics; Sociopolitics; Sociocybernetics; Formal Modeling; Policy-Making
ID Code:983191
Deposited By: Danielle Dennie
Deposited On:06 Nov 2017 18:35
Last Modified:18 Jan 2018 17:56


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