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The (il)logic of legibility – why governments should stop simplifying complex systems

Snow, Thea (2021) The (il)logic of legibility – why governments should stop simplifying complex systems. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 Feb 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Thea Snow, discusses how the desire to make complex systems ‘legible’ can serve to constrain policymaking and lead to decisions that reproduce an idealised, legible, but fundamentally limited vision of the world around us.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2021 15:15
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2021 15:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109118

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