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Edgar S. Cahn (2000) "No more throw-away people - the co-production imperative", Essential Books, DC.



Richard Sennett (2008) The Craftsman, Yale University Press, USA. For an introduction read Fiona MacCarthy's review of this book in the Guardian Practice makes perfect.


Critical Systems Thinking

Midgley G. (2000) Systemic Intervention - Philosophy, Methodology and Practice, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, NY.

Midgley, G., Brocklesby, J., Cavana, R.Y., Foote, J.L., Wood, D.R.R. and Ahuriri-Driscoll, A. (2013) Towards a new framework for evaluating systemic problem structuring methods.

European Journal of Operational Research


Cyborg Sociology

Pickering, A. (1995) The mangle of practice, University Of Chicago Press, 1995.

Pickering, A. (2010) The Cybernetic Brain: Sketches of Another Future, Chicago, IL, USA, University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Fisher C. (2007) Dismantling Discontent: Buddha’s Way Through Darwin’s World. Elite Books, Santa Rosa, CA.


Design thinking

David Kelley's interview in 2013 by Avi Salomon on How to do Design Thinking.

Charles and Ray Eames' Powers of Ten 1968 short film illustrating one of the most important principles in design: Reframing the question.


Ecological Public Health and Food Policy

T Lang, D Barling, M Caraher (2009). Food Policy. Oxford University Press.

Rayner G, T Lang (2012) Ecological Public Health: reshaping the conditions for good health. Abingdon: Routledge.


International Human Rights

Steiner H.J. and Alston P. (2000) International Human Rights in Context: Law, Politics, Morals. 2nd edition, Oxford University Press.


Service Design thinking

Stickdorn M., Schneider J. (2011) This is Service Design Thinking: Basics, Tools, Cases. BIS.


Social Theory

Barnes B. (1988) The Nature of Power.University of Illinois Press, Urbana/Chicago.

Barnes. B (1995) The Elements of Social Theory. Routledge, London.

Barnes B. (2000) Understanding Agency: Social Theory and Responsible Action. SAGE Publication Ltd.

Mazzotti, M. (2008) Knowledge as Social Order - Rethinking the Sociology of Barry Barnes. Ashgate. 


Theatre and Participation

Boal A. (1995) The Rainbow of Desire: the method of theatre and therapy. Routledge, London.

Boal A. (2000) Theatre of the Oppressed. Pluto Classics.

Freire P. (1994) Pedagogy of Hope - Reliving Pedagogy of The Opressed. Continuum, London.

Freire P. (2011) Pedagogy of the Oppressed. 30th anniversary edition. Continuum, London.

Howe K. B. (2010) Adapting Boal’s Legislative Theatre: Producing Democracies, Casting Citizens as Policy Experts. UMI Dissertation Publishing.