Burns, Tom R

Tom R. Burns, Professor Emeritus of Sociology (University of Uppsala, Sweden) 

Invald 2010-03-02

Visiting Scholar, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University, Spring, 2004-2014

Senior Research Associate, Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES), Lisbon University Institute, Portugal

Recent publications:
with Peter M. Hall and others) The Meta-Power Paradigm: Impacts and Transformations of Agents, Institutions, and Social Systems – Capitalism, State, and Democracy in a Global Context. Peter Lang Publishers, Frankfurt/New York/Oxford, 2012
 (with Marcus Carson and Dolores Gomez Calvo). Public Policy Paradgims: Theory and Practice of Paradigm Shifts in the European Union. Peter Lang, Frankfurt/New York/Oxford, 2009.
Sustainable Development: Agents, Systems and the Environment.”  Current Sociology, 2016Vol. 64 (#6), in press; e-publication, September, 2015.
(with N. Machado and U. Corte) “The Sociology of Creativity: Part I: Theory: The Social Mechanisms of Innovation and Creative Developments in Selectivity Environments.” Human Systems Management. 2015 34(3): 179-199
(with Alberto Martinelli and Philippe DeVille) ”A Socio-economic Systems Model of the Global Financial Crisis of 2007+: Power, Innovation, Ideology, and Design Failure.” In: J. Pixley and G. Harcourt (eds.) Financial Crises and the Nature of Capitalist Money,  London, Palgrave/Macmillan, 2013.
Homepage with CV and a selection of publications in pdf form:
EU Xenophob Project:
Organised Civil Society and European Governance (CIVGOV)

Member, MAHB-Global (Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere – an international network), Stanford, London, Lisbon, Stockholm, Addis Ababa, Grahamtown (Rhodes University, South Africa), Santa Catarina (Brazil), Guangzhou (San Yat-sen University, China), among others. Stanford Website: http://mahb.stanford.edu/ Portuguese Website: http://igbp-portugal.org/mahb.html

Address: Department of Sociology
Box 624
75126 Uppsala, Sweden

Mobile telephone: –46-(0)70 8247050