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System theory: System theory is an interdisciplinary framework that studies the interactions and relationships between components within a complex whole. It examines how parts work together, aiming to understand the behavior, structure, and dynamics of various systems in nature, society, and organizations. See also Systems, N. Luhmann, T. Parsons, Environment, Encoding, Double Contingency, Communication Media, Structural coupling.
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David Easton on System Theory - Dictionary of Arguments

Brocker I 491
System Theory/Policy/Easton: in formulating his political theory, Easton takes up the basic idea of any system theory, according to which a system consists of a combination of specific elements and can be distinguished from an unrelated environment. See Political System/Easton.


Dieter Fuchs, “David Easton, A Systems Analysis of Political Life” in: Manfred Brocker (Hg.) Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt/M. 2018


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

PolEast I
David Easton
A Systems Analysis of Political Life New York 1965

Brocker I
Manfred Brocker
Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert Frankfurt/M. 2018


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