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Resources: Books

Integral City Book Series

Integral City has developed the Integral City Book Series.

Book 2 – Integral City Inquiry & Action: Designing Impact for the Human Hive, by Marilyn Hamilton. This is the field guide to Book 1. Learn how to add value to the city through inquiry, action and impact that changes you as you change the city.

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Book 1 – Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive, by Marilyn Hamilton. This is the core book that discusses the 12 intelligences of the human hive. Click here to purchase the PDF or the downloadable e-book.

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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