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Knowledge base of futures studies

Knowledge base of futures studies

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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Special issue.

Statementguest editor: Richard A. Slaughter.
SeriesFutures -- vol.25 (3)
ContributionsSlaughter, Richard A.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19430202M

A futurist reflects / Hazel Henderson --Understanding the futures field / Wendell Bell --The changing nature of global change / Walter Truett Anderson --The knowledge base of futures studies / Richard Slaughter --Listening to non-western perspectives / Sohail Inayatullah --The needs of future generations / Allen Tough --Learning from feminist. (Abstract: Futures studies, or long-range perspective studies, are an indispensable source of help for sound planning and decision making in today's chaotic, complex and rapidly changing world. The accelerating pace of change, together with a multitude of accompanying uncertainties, make it all the more important to expand our time perspectives.

Journal of Futures Studies: Epistemology, Methods, Applied and Alternative Futures. The Journal of Futures Studies is a globally-oriented, trans-disciplinary referred journal. Its mission is to develop high-quality, futures-oriented research and thinking based on the evolving knowledge base of Futures Studies. Statement of focus of the World Futures Review for writers and readers.. We intend WFR to be the source for information about futures studies as an academic and applied discipline. When people want to know about what futures studies is, in all its many and diverse parts, we want them to turn to WFR.. That is, what distinguishes WFR from other futures journals is that (as a rule) it will not.

English futures books from the 's. This list was compiled from contributions by members and is arranged in alphabetical order. Additional notes are given in [ ]'s after the reference including a count where members mentioned the book more than once. In the comprehensive three-volume edition “The Knowledge Base of Futures Studies” compiled by Richard A. Slaughter, all different aspects of futures studies are treated. Slaughter himself contributes two articles, one of which, “Futures Concepts” is included in Volume 1 “Foundations”.Cited by: 7.


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The Knowledge Base of Futures Studies, (3 Vols.) Hawthorn, Australia: DDM Media Group, This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Basic SourcesCited by: 1. Futurists have often spoken and continue to speak of three main classes of futures: possible, probable, and preferable (e.g., Amara; Belland many others).

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A three volume set with essays by Zia Sardar on multicultural futures, James Dator on alternative futures, Ivana Milojevic on feminist futures research, Hazel Henderson on sustainability, Clem Bezold on visioning methods, Sam Cole on Global Models, and many others.

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Sohail Inayatullah and Johan Galtung have done us a great service that they have produced a book, which summarizes knowledge of some of the most important ideas of the world’s greatest thinkers in one volume.

The knowledge base of futures studies (Professional edition CD-ROM). Indooroopilly, Australia: Foresight International. Hines, A. (). Ten questions every organizational futurist should be able to answer. In Slaughter, R.

(Ed.). The knowledge base of futures studies (Professional edition CD-ROM). Indooroopilly, Australia: Foresight.Wendell Bell is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and a Fellow of the Koerner Center, Yale University.

He joined the Yale faculty inserved as Chair of the Department of Sociology, helped to found the Yale Program (now Department) of African American Studies, directed the Yale Comparative Sociology Training Program, which required students to do research abroad, and was a Senior Research.A new, thoroughly updated edition of a comprehensive overview of knowledge management (KM), covering theoretical foundations, the KM process, tools, and professions.

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