By Gertrude Hirsch Hadorn, Holger Hoffmann-Riem, Susette Biber-Klemm, Walter Grossenbacher-Mansuy, Dominique Joye, Christian Pohl, Urs Wiesmann, Elisabeth Zemp, Jill Jäger
Transdisciplinary learn (TR) is an rising box of study within the wisdom society. It relates technological know-how and coverage in addressing concerns such as:
- global and native environmental concerns
- new technologies
- public health
- socio-cultural swap
This instruction manual offers, for the 1st time, a dependent evaluate of the manifold reports received in those fields. Twenty-one tasks from around the world current their examine ways, dependent alongside the 3 levels of a TR project:
- problem structuring
- problem research
- bringing effects to fruition
Referring to those tasks, cross-cutting demanding situations of TR are mentioned, such as:
- values and uncertainties
- learning from case studies
A systematic positioning of transdisciplinary learn within the improvement of sciences and arts, and 15 propositions for reinforcing transdisciplinary examine situate the contributions in a bigger, systematised context. The instruction manual provides researchers and scholars an summary of the state-of-the-art in transdisciplinary research.
Written for college students, researchers, and venture managers who're making plans or are thinking about problem-driven, transdisciplinary initiatives, or are engaged on the interface of technology, society and politics.