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Contemporary Futures

Perspectives from Social Anthropology

Contemporary Futures by Sandra Wallman
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In industrial societies imagining the future is a serious business; our assumptions about the future govern the present management of domestic, national and global resources, and are projected, some would say inflicted, on societies whose visions are different. Contemporary Futures focuses not so much on whether the future can be known, but on interpreting the way we and others picture it. The contributors, all social anthropologists, explore the effects that this picture has on the present, on group identity and belief in the self and its survival, on our relationships with other cultures, and on the future itself. They provide a cross-cultural perspective on a range of futures visualised at this time and discusses the implications of
Taylor and Francis; December 2003
256 pages; ISBN 9781134919413
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Title: Contemporary Futures
Author: Sandra Wallman
 
ISBNs
0203450558
9780203450550
9780415066631
9781134919413
9781134919420