Society & Politics
- Publication Date: April 11, 2017
- Publisher: North Atlantic Books; Reprint edition
- Author(s): Nathan Schwartz-Salant
- Title: The Order-Disorder Paradox: Understanding the Hidden Side of Change in Self and Society
Increasing order in a system also creates disorder: this seemingly paradoxical idea has deep roots in early cultures throughout the world, but it has been largely lost in our modern lives as we push for increasing systematization in our world and in our personal lives.
- Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by North Atlantic Book, Berkeley, CA, USA
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Our Rating - Book of the Month: July 2016
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