Table of contents for Thinking in systems : a primer / Donella H. Meadows ; edited by Diana Wright.

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Contents
A Note from the Author
A Note from the Editor
Introduction: The Systems Lens
Part 1: System Structures and Behavior
	Chapter 1.	The Basics	
Chapter 2.	A Brief Visit to the Systems Zoo
			
Part 2: Systems and Us
Chapter 3.	Why Systems Work So Well	
Chapter 4. 	Why Systems Surprise Us
Chapter 5. System Traps . . . and Opportunities	
Part 4: Creating Change; in Systems and in Philosophy
Chapter 6. Leverage Points; Places to Intervene in a System	
Chapter 7. 	Living in a World of Systems	
Appendix	
	System Definitions: A Glossary	
	Summary of Systems Principles 	
	Springing the System Traps	
	Places to Intervene in a System	
	Guidelines for Living in a World of Systems	
	Model Equations
		
	Notes 	
Bibliography of Systems Resources	
Author Biography	
	Editor's Acknowledgments

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

System analysis -- Simulation methods.
Decision making -- Simulation methods.
Critical thinking -- Simulation methods.
Sustainable development -- Simulation methods.
Social sciences -- Simulation methods.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects -- Simulation methods.
Population -- Economic aspects -- Simulation methods.
Pollution -- Economic aspects -- Simulation methods.
Environmental education -- Simulation methods.