This is an important idea. The whole idea of how change works in human affairs is a science that is developing fast and urgently needed.
Not out yet but on Amazon for pre-order.
The outline – very full – of the book on Emergence by Peggy Holman is on this site.
Book Outline « Engaging Emergence: Turning Upheaval into Opportunity:
This book offers a theory and practice for working with upheaval and uncertainty. It connects what scientists are learning about emergent complexity with experiences change practitioners have from engaging organizations and communities in addressing their needs. This intersection could be called “applied emergence”.
Also by this Author: The Change Handbook. Amazon)