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Handbook of futures research / edited by Jib Fowles.


Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1978.
ISBN 9780837198859, 0837198852

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Other Authors Fowles, Jib.
Subjects Forecasting -- Methodology.
Forecasting.
Prévision -- Méthodologie.
Prévision.
Prognose.
Prognoses.
Zukunft.
Description xi, 822 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents The emergence of futures research / John McHale -- The global diffusion of futures research / Eleonora Barbieri Masini -- Futures research in Japan / Yujiro Hayashi -- Probing the future / Roy Amara -- Methodological shortcomings in futures research / Ida R. Hoos -- The ideologies of futurists / Ian Miles -- Self-altering predictions / Richard L. Henshel -- The problem of values in futures research / Jib Fowles -- The practice of intuition / Jay S. Mendell -- The utility of science fiction / Dennis Lviningston -- Images of the future / Bettina J. Huber -- Scenarios / Ian H. Wilson -- Trend extrapolation / Kim Quaile Hill -- The Delphi technique / Harold A. Linstone -- Cross-impact analysis / John G. Stover and Theodore J. Gordon -- Simulation modeling / J. Michael McLean -- Simulation gaming / Richard D. Duke -- Technological forecasting / Joseph P. Martino -- Technology assessment / Joseph F. Coates -- Social indicators and social forecasting / Denis F. Johnston -- The optimistic outlook / Herman Kahn and William M. Brown -- The pessimistic outlook / Victor Ferkiss -- Sharpening the debate over the future / Jay W. Forrester -- The postindustrial economy / Daniel Bell -- The emerging countereconomy / Hazel Henderson -- Future population growth / Tomas Frejka -- The prospects for food / Lester R. Brown -- Forecasts for nonrenewable resources / Indira Rajaraman -- Energy for the future / James O'Toole -- The impending environmental catastrophe / Barry Commoner -- Urban futures / H. Wentworth Eldredge -- Communications in the future / Arthur C. Clarke -- Biomedical issues for the future / Thomas R. McFaul -- Technology and the future / Christopher Dede -- Futures in the political process / William L. Renfro and Marvin Kornbluh -- Futures in education / Harold G. Shane and Roy A. Weaver -- Global futures / Ervin Laszlo -- Settlements in space / Magoroh Maruyama -- The research tasks before us / Olaf Helmer -- The planning mission before us / Frank Snowden Hopkins -- Changes and challenges for futures research / Willis W. Harman and Peter Schwartz.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3446996
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