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Bent Flyvbjerg

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Notice: On April 1, 2009, Bent Flyvbjerg moved to University of Oxford. Flyvbjerg's Aalborg website is up to date until the time of his move. After this date, please see his site at Oxford:
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Other Publications on Phronetic Research

The following publications assess, employ, and further develop the concepts of phronetic social science and phronetic planning research. If a text is available on the Net, the title has been made clickable, leading to the text. If you know of other publications on phronetic social science or phronetic planning research that you think should be listed below, please contact Allis Hansen.

English

Rajashree Ranu Basu, "A Flyvbjergian perspective of Public Elementary School Closures in Toronto: A Question of ‘Rationality’ or ‘Power’?" Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Volume 22, 2004, pp. 423-251.

Rajashree Ranu Basu, The Geography of Neighbourhood Based Collective Action: A Flyvbjergian Perspective on School Closings in Toronto. Ph.D. dissertation. Toronto: University of Toronto, Graduate Department of Geography, 2002.

Sophie Bond and Michelle Thompson-Fawcett, summary of "Multiplicities, Interwoven Threads, Holistic Paths: The Phronetic Long-Haul Approach,"
in Paul J. Maginn, Susan M. Thompson and Matthew Tonts, eds., Qualitative Urban Analysis: An International Perspective. New York: Elsevier, 2008, pp. 51-78.

Wiebren Johannes Boonstra, Polder Limits: A Case Study of Value-Conflicts on Dutch Rural Land Use. Doctoral dissertation. Wageningen: Wageningen University, 2006.

Brian Caterino and Sanford Schram, eds., Making Political Science Matter. Debating Knowledge, Research, and Method. New York: New York University Press, 2006, pp. 98-116.

Svetlana Cicmil, Knowledge, Interaction, and Project Work: From Instrumental Rationality to Practical Wisdom. Ph.D. dissertation. Bristol: Bristol Business School , University of the West of England, 2003.

Charlotte Delmar and Christopher Johns, eds., The Good, the Wise, and the Right Clinical Nursing Practice (Aalborg: Aalborg Hospital, 2008). 

Elliot W. Eisner, "From Episteme to Phronesis to Artistry in the Study and Improvement of Teaching," Teaching and Teacher Education, vol. 18, no. 4, May 2002, pp. 375-385.

Arthur W. Frank, "Asking the Right Question about Pain: Narrative and Phronesis." Literature and Medicine, vol. 23, No. 2, Fall 2004, pp. 209-225.

Clifford Geertz, "Empowering Aristotle." Science, vol. 293, July 6, 2001, p. 53.

Michael Gunder, "The Value of Lacanian Theory in Phronetic Social Science: Applications of Lacanian Insight for Understanding Performative Practices." Paper presented at conference on The Other Side of Psychoanalysis: Jacques Lacan’s Seminar XVII, Deakin University, July 3-4, 2004.

Richard Halverson, "Accessing, Documenting and Communicating Practical Wisdom: The Phronesis of School Leadership Practice." American Journal of Education, vol. 111, no. 1, November 2004, pp. 90-121.

Martyn Hammersley, "Phronesis and Phronetic Social Science," in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online, 2008.

Teresa M. Harrison and James P. Zappen, "Methodological and Theoretical Frameworks for the Design of Community Information Systems." Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, vol. 8, no. 3, April 2003.

Svein Jentoft, "Beyond Fisheries Management: The Phronetic Dimension,"
Marine Policy, vol. 30, no. 6, November 2006, pp. 671-680.

Cindy King, "The importance of method in phronetic social science: An analysis and response to a critique of Philipsen’s empirical approach in case study research." Paper presented at Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, February 15-17, 2003.

Jay Leighter, "Heuristic Discovery, Descriptive Theory, and Phronesis: Can the Ethnography of Communication be Phronetic Social Science?" Paper presented at Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, February 15-17, 2003.

Fred Simon Lerise, Planning at the End of the River: Land and Water Use Management in Chekereni Moshi District, Tanzania. Ph.D. dissertation. Copenhagen: The Institute of Town and Landscape Planning, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, 1996.

Tumsifu Jonas Nnkya, Planning in Practice: Democracy in Tanzania. Ph.D. dissertation. Copenhagen: The Institute of Town and Landscape Planning, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, 1996.

Ikujiro Nonaka and Ryoko Toyama, "Strategic Management As Distributed Practical Wisdom (Phronesis)," Industrial and Corporate Change, vol.
16, no. 3, June 2007, pp. 371-394.

Britt Östlund, "Social Science Research on Technology and the Elderly – Does It Exist?" Paper. The Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life. University of Linköping, Norrköping Campus, 2003. 25 pp.

Ted Schatzki, "Social Science in Society." Inquiry, vol. 45, no. 1, 2002, pp. 119-138.

Francis Schrag, "What Future for Social Science?" Educational Theory, vol. 54, no. 1, 2004, pp. 89-101.

Sanford F. Schram, "Return to Politics: Perestroika and Postparadigmatic Political Science." Political Theory, vol. 31, no. 6, December 2003, pp. 835-851.

Sanford F. Schram, "Beyond Paradigm: Resisting the Assimilation of Phronetic Social Science." Politics and Society, vol. 32, no. 3, September 2004, pp. 417-433.

Russell K. Schutt, "Review Essay on Making Social Science Matter." Field Methods, vol. 14, no. 2, May 2002, pp. 228-240.

C. Shdaimah and R. Stahl. "Reflections on Doing Phronetic Social Science." In B. Caterino and S. Schram, eds., Making Political Science Matter. Debating Knowledge, Research, and Method. New York: New York University Press, 2006, pp. 98-116.

Fiona Solomon, "The Old and the New: Ethics, Science and Technology." ATSE Focus, no. 129, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, November/December 2003, no pagination.

Michael Tissaw, "Emancipative Social Science: Theory and Method, Reflexivity and Power, Values and Foundations." Theory and Psychology, vol. 13, no. 2, January 2003, pp. 275-284.

Komla Tsey and Ernest Hunter, "Indigenous Health and the Contribution of Sociology: a Review." Health Sociology Review, vol. 11, nos. 1-2, 2002, pp. 79-86.

Swedish

Svante Leijon, ed., God Kommunal Organisation: Lyssning, Tolkning och Handling, KFi-rapport 22, Göteborg, 1993.

Jonny Nilsson and Kenneth Strömberg, "Vetenskapens gärdsgårdar och slutna rum: Ett bidrag till en förruttnelseprocess och ett nybygge." HumaNetten, no. 2, 1998, no pagination.

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