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Article 4 Reads 2 Citations Africa’s game changers and the catalysts of social and system innovation Mark Swilling Published: 01 January 2016
Ecology and Society, doi: 10.5751/es-08226-210137
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Article 0 Reads 14 Citations Linking Complexity and Sustainability Theories: Implications for Modeling Sustainability Transitions Camaren Peter, Mark Swilling Published: 24 March 2014
Sustainability, doi: 10.3390/su6031594
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In this paper, we deploy a complexity theory as the foundation for integration of different theoretical approaches to sustainability and develop a rationale for a complexity-based framework for modeling transitions to sustainability. We propose a framework based on a comparison of complex systems’ properties that characterize the different theories that deal with transitions to sustainability. We argue that adopting a complexity theory based approach for modeling transitions requires going beyond deterministic frameworks; by adopting a probabilistic, integrative, inclusive and adaptive approach that can support transitions. We also illustrate how this complexity-based modeling framework can be implemented; i.e., how it can be used to select modeling techniques that address particular properties of complex systems that we need to understand in order to model transitions to sustainability. In doing so, we establish a complexity-based approach towards modeling sustainability transitions that caters for the broad range of complex systems’ properties that are required to model transitions to sustainability.
Article 0 Reads 3 Citations Contesting inclusive urbanism in a divided city: The limits to the neoliberalisation of Cape Town’s energy system Mark Swilling Published: 24 September 2013
Urban Studies, doi: 10.1177/0042098013505160
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Article 0 Reads 12 Citations Reconceptualising urbanism, ecology and networked infrastructures Mark Swilling Published: 01 March 2011
Social Dynamics, doi: 10.1080/02533952.2011.569997
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Article 0 Reads 8 Citations Sustainability, poverty and municipal services: the case of Cape Town, South Africa Mark Swilling Published: 01 July 2010
Sustainable Development, doi: 10.1002/sd.489
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BOOK-CHAPTER 0 Reads 0 Citations Agonistic Engagements: Difference, Meaning and Deliberation in South African Cities Mark Swilling, Pierre Roux, Amélie Guyot Published: 21 May 2010
The Moral Imagination of Patricia Werhane: A Festschrift, doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-9187-1_11
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