Afterword: Issues and Implications

  • Glen David Postle


If individuals, communities, nations and the world are to engage productively with, and to generate productive new understandings from, the global crisis facing the modern state, we need to develop ways of learning, talking and working together that facilitate empowerment and inclusion rather than fostering division and hatred. Some of the crucial elements of those ways of being and becoming together are present in the distilled answers to the three research questions framing this book that this afterword articulates. These answers afford additional insights into the diverse forces framing how contemporary humans interact with one another and with the planet. More broadly, the afterword elaborates the author’s personal vision for possibilities of reimagining the vital connections among the modern state, social capital and social enterprise.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Glen David Postle
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  1. 1.University of Southern QueenslandToowoombaAustralia

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