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Books by Quadrant

This selection of books provides a bibliography of many of the references used in Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive.

The list is in order by author’s last name. The Code column indicates the primary Integral Quadrant – or AQAL domain the book focuses on. Click on the book image and read more about it on the book retailer page.

 

AQAL Code:

UL = Upper Left – Leader / Quality of Life Citizen

LL = Lower Left – Culture / Civil Society

UR = Upper Left – Behavior / City Manager

LR = Lower Right / City Business Developer

4Q8L = Four Quadrants, 8 Levels of Development

Book Description (Author, Alpha)
Adizes, I. (1999), Managing Corporate Life Cycles, Prentice Hall Press, Paramus, NJ


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LR, Org.

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Alexander, Christopher. (1977), A Pattern Language, Oxford University Press, USA


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LR, City

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Alexander, Christopher. (2004), The Phenomenon of Life: The Nature of Order Book 1, Center for Environmental Structure, Berkeley California


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, City

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Alexander, Christopher. (2004), The Process of Creating Life : The Nature of Order Book 2, Center for Environmental Structure, Berkeley California


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, City

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Alexander, Christopher. (2004), A Vision of a Living World: The Nature of Order Book 3, Center for Environmental Structure, Berkeley California


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, City

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Alexander, Christopher. (2004), The Luminous Ground: The Nature of Order Book 4, Center for Environmental Structure, Berkeley California


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, City

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Barnett, T., (2004), The Pentagon’s New Map, Penguin Group (USA), New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, World

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Barrett, R. (2006), Building a Values Driven Organization: A Whole Systems Approach to Cultural Transformation, Boston, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, UK


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Org.

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Barrett, R. (1998), Liberating the Corporate Soul, Boston, Butterworth-Heinemann, Woburn, MA


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Org.

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Beck, D., Cowan, C. (1999), Spiral Dynamics, Blackwell Publishers, Malden, MA.


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, Leader, Team, Org., City, World

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Bloom, Howard, (2000), Global Brain: The Evolution of Mass Mind from the Big Bang to the 21st Century, John Wiley & Sons


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, World

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Brown, Lester, (2006), Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble, W. W. Norton


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LL, LR, City, World

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Bushe, G. (2001), Clear Leadership, Davies-Black Publishing, Palo Alto, CA


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, Leader

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Capra, Fritjof, (1996), The Web of Life, Anchor Books Ð Doubleday


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, World

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Combs, A. (2002),The Radiance of Being: Understanding the Grand Integral Vision; Living the Integral Life, Paragon House, St. Paul, Minnesota


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, Leader

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Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1993), The Evolving Self, Harper Perennial, Harper Collins, New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, Leader

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Dawkins, Richard, (1991), The Blind Watchmaker, Penguin Books


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Leader, Team, Org., Culture

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Dawkins, Richard, (1976,1989, 2006), The Selfish Gene, Oxford University Press, NY, NY


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Leader, Org., Culture

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Diamond, J.,(2005) Collapse: How Societies Choose To Fall or Succeed, Viking, NY, NY


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Diamond, J.,(1999) Guns Germs and Steel, W.W. Norton and Company NY, NY


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Eoyang, G. (1997), Coping With Chaos: Seven Simple Tools, Lagumo Corp., Cheyenne, WY


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Fernandez-Armesto, R., (2001), Civilizations: Culture, Ambition, and the Transformation of Nature, Touchstone Book/Simon & Schuster, NY, NY


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LL, LR, BioRegion, World

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Friedman, T., (2005), The World is Flat: A Brief History of the 21st Century, Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LL, LR, Org., World

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Friedman, T., (1999), The Lexus and the Olive Tree, Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LL, LR, Org., World

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Graves, Clare, (2003), The Levels of Human Existence, Eclet Publishing, Santa Barbara 4Q8L


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: Leader, Team, Org.

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Gunderson, L. (Editor), Holling, C.S. (Editor), (2002) Panarchy: Understanding Transformations in Human and Natural Systems, Island Press, WA, DC.


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Hamilton, M. (2008). Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, City

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Harwell, Karen, Reynolds, Joanne. (2006). Exploring a Sense of Place


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, BioRegion

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Homer-Dixon, T.,(2006), The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization, Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada.


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Homer-Dixon, T.,(2002)The Ingenuity Gap: Facing the Economic, Environmental, and Other Challenges of an Increasingly Complex and Unpredictable Future. New York: Vintage Books.


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Leader, Team, Org.

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Inam, A., (2005), Planning for the Unplanned: Recovering from Crises in Megacities, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, NY, NY


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LR, City

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Jacobs, J.,(1961, 1992), The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Vintage Books, NY


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LL, LR, City

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Jacobs, J.,(1969), The Economy of Cities, Vintage Books, NY


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LL, LR, City

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Jacobs, J. (1992), Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics, Random House, New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, City

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Jacobs, J. (2000), The Nature of Economies, Vintage Books, New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, City

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Jacobs, J. (1992), Dark Age Ahead, Random House, New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, City

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James, S., Lahti, T.(2004), The Natural Step for Communities: How Cities and Towns Can Change to Sustainable Practices,New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, BC, CA


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, City

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Johnston, D., Master, K., (2004), Green Remodeliing: Chaning the World One Room At a Time, New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, BC, CA, ISBN 0-86571-498-3


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, City

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Kegan, R. (1994), In Over Our Heads, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Leader, Team, Org.

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Kelly, S. and Allison M.A., (1998) The Complexity Advantage, McGraw Hill


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, Leader, Team, Org.

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Korten, D., (2006) The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, Kumerian Press Inc., Bloomfield, CT


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, LR, World

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Kowal, Jaime, (2006) Waking Up The West Coast: Healers and Visionaries, Catalyst Publications, Vancouver


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, Leader, Team, Org., City

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Laszlo, E., (2006) Chaos Point, Hampton Roads Publishing Company Inc., Charlottesville, VA


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Laszlo, E., (2006) Science and the Re-Enchantment of the Cosmos: The Rise of the Integral Vision of Reality, Inner Traditions, Rochester, Vermont


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Mau, B.,Leonard, J., Institute Without Boundaries (2004), Massive Change, Phaidon Press Ltd., New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, Org., City, World

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Mileti, Dennis, (2006), Disasters by Design:A Reassessment of Natural Hazards in the United States (Natural Hazards and Disasters), publisher tbd


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LR, City

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Miller, J.G. (1978), Living Systems, McGraw Hill, New York UR, LR


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: Leader, Team, Org., City, World

Out of print. High value if you find a used copy

Monbiot,G. Prescott, M. (2007). Heat: How to Stop the Planet From Burning. Toronto: Anchor Canada.


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, Leader, Org., City, BioRegion, World

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Morgan, Gareth, (1998), images of Organization, Berrett-Koehler


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Leader, Team, Org.

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Moyer, W., McAllister, J., Finley M., Soifer, S., (2005) Doing Democracy, New Society Publishers, Galiano Island, BC, CA


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Leader, Team, Org., City

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Northwest Environment Watch (2005, 2006), Cascadia Scorecard: Seven Key Trends Shaping the Northwest, Seattle


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, BioRegion

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Pinchot E. & Pinchot G., (1993), The End of Bureaucracy and the Rise of the Intelligent Organization, Berrett-Koehler


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LL, LR, Leader, Team, Org., City,

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Register, R. (2005), Ecocities: Building Cities in Balance With Nature, New Society Publishers, Galiano Island, BC, CA


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, City, BioRegion

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Rifkin, Jeremy. (2009). The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, Globe

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Sanguin, B. (2008). The Emerging Church: A Model for Change & a Map of Renewal,Copperhouse LL


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: Leader, Org.

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Schein, E., (1999), The Corporate Culture Survival Guide, John Wiley & Sons


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Leader, Team, Org.

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Short, R. (1998), Learning in Relationship, Learning in Action Technologies, Seattle


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Leader, Team, Org.

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Silverman, Lori, (2006)Wake Me Up When the Data Is Over: How Organizations Use Stories to Drive Results, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LL, Leader, Team, Org.

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Smith, A., & MacKinnon, J. B. (2007). The 100-Mile Diet. New York: Random House Canada.


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, Leader, Team

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Talbot, M. (1991), The Holographic Universe, HarperPerennial, New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Wackernagel, M., Rees, W.(1996), Our Ecological Footprint, New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, BC, CA


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, City, BioRegion

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Wade, J. (1996), Changes of Mind, SUNY, New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, Leader, Team, Org.

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Wenger, E.,McDermott, R. Snyder, W., (2002), Cultivating Communities of Practice, Harvard Business School Publishing, Boston


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Team, Org.

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Wenger, E., (1998), Communities of Practice, Cambridge University Press


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, LL, Team, Org.

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Wheatley, Margaret, (2000), Leadership & The New Sciences, Berrett-Koehler


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, Leader, Team, Org.

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Wheatley, M., Kellner-Rogers, (1996) A Simpler Way, Berrett-Koehler


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, Leader, Team, Org.

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Wilber, K. (1995), Sex Ecology and Spirituality, Shambhala, Boston


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Wilber, K. (1996), A Brief History of Everything, Shambhala, Boston


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Wilber, K. (2000a), A Theory of Everything, Shambhala, Boston


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, World

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Wilber, K. (2000b), Integral Psychology, Shambhala, Boston


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UL, Leader, Team, Org.

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Wilber, K. (2001),Marriage of Sense & Soul, Random House, New York


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: LL, Leader, Team, Org., Culture

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Wilber, K. (2002), Boomeritis, Shambhala, Boston


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: 4Q8L, LL, Leader, Team, Org., Culture

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Winchester, S. (2001), The Map That Changed the World, Penguin Books, London, UK


Quadrant, Level, Fractal: UR, LR, World

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