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Future Studies

  • Foundations of Futures Studiesby Wendell Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Futures studies is a new field of inquiry involving systematic and explicit thinking about alternative futures. Wendell Bell's two-volume work Foundations of Futures Studies is widely acknowledged as the fundamental work on the subject. In Volume 2, Bell goes beyond possible and probable futures to the study of preferable futures. He shows that concern... more...

  • Social Futures of Singapore Societyby David Chan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 54.00 US$ 49.14

    After celebrating 50 years of independence, Singapore is focused on the question of what the future may bring. The future is neither predetermined nor random. How the chapter turns out will be affected by many economic and social forces, but much will also depend on how Singapore and Singaporeans choose to contribute to it. Singapore is likely to do... more...

  • Forewarnedby Paul Goodwin

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 12.49

    Whether it’s an unforeseen financial crash, a shock election result or an expected barbecue season that sees record rainfall, forecasts have impacts on us all. But do forecasters tell you all that they know or what they really believe? When is your gut feeling likely to be better than a computer’s prediction? Can you accurately predict your own... more...

  • The Future Factorby Michael G. Zey

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The Future Factor offers an inspiring, optimistic view of the human future. Sociologist Michael G. Zey shows how breathtaking innovations in fields such as biotechnology, computing, robotics, medicine, energy development and space technology are catapulting global society into a new era of abundance and prosperity. As the third millennium begins,... more...

  • Foundations of Futures Studiesby Jose Valciukas

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Futures studies is a new field of inquiry involving systematic and explicit thinking about alternative futures. It aims to demystify the future, make possibilities for the future more known to us, and increase human control over the future. This book summarizes and expands contributions of futurists to the envisioning power and well-being of humanity.... more...

  • Practical Utopiaby Michael Albert; Noam Chomsky

    PM Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    Michael Albert's latest work, Practical Utopia is a succinct and thoughtful discussion of ambitious goals and practical principles for creating a desirable society and includes a preface by Noam Chomsky more...

  • Arts of Living on a Damaged Planetby Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing; Nils Bubandt; Elaine Gan; Heather Anne Swanson

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    Living on a damaged planet challenges who we are and where we live. This timely anthology calls on twenty eminent humanists and scientists to revitalize curiosity, observation, and transdisciplinary conversation about life on earth. As human-induced environmental change threatens multispecies livability, Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet puts... more...

  • Change Here Nowby Adam Brock

    North Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 21.95

    Award-winning social entrepreneur and permaculturalist Adam Brock draws from ecology, sociology, community economics, social justice, and indigenous practices the world over to present more than eighty proven solutions for building healthy communities. Using the "pattern language" framework developed by architect Christopher Alexander and his colleagues... more...

  • The America Syndromeby Betsy Hartmann

    Seven Stories Press 2017; US$ 17.99

    Has apocalyptic thinking contributed to some of our nation's biggest problems—inequality, permanent war, and the despoiling of our natural resources? From the Puritans to the present, historian and public policy advocate Betsy Hartmann sheds light on a pervasive but—until now—invisible theme shaping the American mindset: apocalyptic thinking, or the... more...

  • Emergent Strategyby adrienne maree brown

    AK Press 2017; US$ 15.99

    Radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help to help us shape the futures we want. more...