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The coming of post-industrial society : a venture in social forecasting

Author: Daniel Bell
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1976.
Series: Harper colophon books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A 1976 forecast that predicts a radically altered social structure, within thirty to fifty years, by which a more sophisticated technology is employed to harness science toward more instrumental  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Bell
ISBN: 0465012817 9780465012817 0465097138 9780465097135
OCLC Number: 2913208
Description: xxvii, 507 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: From industrial to post-industrial society : theories of social development --
From goods to services : the changing shape of the economy --
The dimensions of knowledge and technology : the new class structure of post-industrial society --
The subordination of the corporation : the tension between the economizing and sociologizing modes --
Social choice and social planning : the adequacy of our concepts and tools --
"Who will rule?" Politicians and technocrats in the post-industrial society --
Coda: An agenda for the future.
Series Title: Harper colophon books.
Responsibility: Daniel Bell.
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