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Literature for interdisciplinary research

  • Balsiger, P.W. 2004. Supradisciplinary research practices: history, objectives and rationale. Futures 36, 407-421.
  • Brewer, G.D., 1999. The challenges of interdisciplinarity. Policy Sciences, 32, 327-337.
  • COSEPUP (Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy) 2004. Facilitating interdisciplinary research. National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C. (http://books.nap.edu/catalog/11153.html).
  • Futures. 2004. Special issue on transdisciplinarity. Futures 36(4):397–526.
  • Gibbons, M., Limoges, C., Nowotny, H., Schwartzman, S., Scott, P. and M. Trow 1994. The new production of knowledge. The dynamics of science and research in contemporary societies. Sage, London. 
  • Klein, J. T. 1990. Interdisciplinarity: History, theory & practice. Wayne State University Press, Detroit.
  • Klein, J.T. 1996. Crossing Boundaries. Knowledge, Disciplinarities, and Interdisciplinarities. University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, London.
  • Lattuca, L.R. 2001. Creating Interdisciplinarity. Interdisciplinary research and teaching among college and university faculty. Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville.
  • Nowotny, H., P. Scott and M. Gibbons. 2001. Rethinking science: knowledge and the public in an age of uncertainty. Cambridge, Oxford, Polity Press, Blackwell.
  • Repko, A.F. 2008. Interdisciplinary research: process and theory. Sage.
  • Tress, B., Tress, G., Fry, G. 2009. Integrative research on environmental and landscape change: PhD students’ motivations and challenges. Journal of Environmental Management 90, 2921-2929.
  • Tress, G., Tress, B., Fry, G. 2007. Analysis of the barriers to integration in landscape research projects. Land Use Policy 24, 374-385.
  • Tress, B., Tress, G., Fry, G. 2005. Defining integrative research concepts and process of knowledge production. In: Tress, B., Tress, G., Fry, G., Opdam, P. (eds.). From landscape research to landscape planning: Aspects of integration, education and application. Heidelberg, Springer, 13-26.
  • Tress, B., Tress, G., Fry, G. 2005. Researchers’ experiences, positive and negative, in integrative landscape projects. Environmental Management 36(6), 792-807.
  • Tress, B., Tress, G., Fry, G. 2005. Ten steps to success in integrative research projects. In: Tress, B., Tress, G., Fry, G., Opdam, P. (eds.). From landscape research to landscape planning: Aspects of integration, education and application. Heidelberg, Springer, 241-257.
  • Weingart, P., Stehr, N. 2000. Practising interdisciplinarity. University of Toronto Press, Toronto.
  • Winder, N. 2005. Integrative research as appreciative system. Systems Research and Behavioral Science 22, 299-309.