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Futurecast 2020 : a global vision of tomorrow

Author: Robert J Shapiro
Publisher: London : Profile, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The world is entering an unprecedented age. Rapid technological advances, globalisation, unparalleled demographic changes and the rise of China as a superpower mean that we are entering a unique era of history. Rob Shapiro employs his immense experience in international politics to sketch a blueprint for the coming fifteen years, tracing the path combined global forces may lead us. This is neither hopelessly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Forecasts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Shapiro
ISBN: 9781861979681 1861979681
OCLC Number: 229346738
Description: x, 358 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The global blueprint --
The demographic earthquake --
The new primacy of globalization --
The two poles of globalization : China and the United States --
The new economics of decline for Europe and Japan --
The new geopolitics of the sole superpower : the players --
The coming crises in health care, energy, and the global environment --
History's wild cards : catastrophic terrorism and technological breakthroughs.
Responsibility: Robert J. Shapiro.

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Rapid technological advances, globalisation, unparalleled demographic changes and the rise of China and India as superpowers mean that we are entering an unprecedented age. This title employs the  Read more...

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