Franz Lehner

Sozialwissenschaftler mit vielen Ideen           Social Scientist with a lot of Ideas

Current activities




My latest book:

Franz Lehner. Deliberative Governance for Sustainable Development:  An Innovative Solution for Environment, Economy and Society. London-New York: Routledge, 2022

I am currently working on two projects:

  • Deliberative Governance: Making Western Democracies Strong and Competitive.
  • Knowledge and the Evolution of Social Systems

I am also working on the development of the Ruhr area, as I have been for many years.


For a summary and the content of the book please click HERE