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- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 34.99
The Essential Herman Kahn offers the public for the first time an anthology consisting of the best of Herman Kahn's work. It brings together, out of the several thousands of pages published in his life, the 'essential Kahn'_the most relevant, consequential, and interesting themes, ideas, and arguments of his work in areas such as international relations,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 70.95
Planning theory is currently in a confused state as a consequence of a number of changes over the last ten years in planning practice and social and economic theory. Even prior to these events, planning theory was an uncertain discipline, reflecting planning's precarious position between and resting upon a range of professional subject areas and philosophical... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 14.38
If a country wants to remain economically vibrant, it needs to manufacture things. In recent years, however, many nations have become obsessed with making money out of selling services, leaving the real business of manufacturing to others. Makers is about how all that is being reversed. Over the past ten years, the internet has democratised publishing,... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
This collection examines the applicability of contemporary expressions of Afrofuturism to the fields of Africana studies, cultural studies, and other areas of academic inquiry. The essays within this book identify the twenty-first-century expressions of Afrofuturism emerging in the areas of metaphysics such as speculative philosophy, religion, visual... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
An account of the nature and value of the family within a liberal society. It defines 'family', and assesses the right to have a family, whether the family promotes injustice, and what future there is for the family in the face of significant changes. more...
- Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.99
Baby boomers enjoyed the most benign period in human history: fifty years of relative peace, cheap energy, plentiful grain supply, and a warming climate due to the highest solar activity for 8,000 years. The party is over—prepare for the twilight of abundance. David Archibald reveals the grim future the world faces on its current trajectory: massive... more...
- Basic Books 2011; US$ 16.99
Humanity is on the cusp of an exciting longevity revolution. The first person to live to 150 years has probably already been born. What will your life look like when you live to be over 100? Will you be healthy? Will your marriage need a sunset clause? How long will you have to work? Will you finish one career at sixty-five only to go back to... more...
- Verso Books 2015; US$ 12.95
For Marc Augé, best-selling author of Non-Places , the prevailing idea of ?the Future? rests on our present fears of the contemporary world. It is to the future that we look for redemption and progress; but it is also where we project our personal and apocalyptic anxieties. By questioning notions of certainty, truth, and totality, Augé finds ways... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 11.65
'That is how it works in the City. Every time you think you know the answer to a question, you discover that the question makes no sense . . .' This is the story of Anna Blume and her journey to find her lost brother, William, in the unnamed City. Like the City itself, however, it is a journey that is doomed, and so all that is left is Anna's... more...
- Smaragd-Verlag 2013; US$ 8.57
Die Erbauer des Goldenen Zeitalters heißen Indigo-, Kristall- und Regenbogenkinder. Doch hier sind alle angesprochen, im Besonderen die Erwachsenen, unabhängig davon, ob sie Eltern sind oder nicht. Durch die Kinder der Neuen Zeit entstehen neue Berufe, neue Strukturen. Diese Kinder sind ausgerichtet auf die Strukturen des Goldenen Zeitalters. Sie tragen... more...