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Overcoming indifference : ten key challenges in today's changing world : a survey of ideas and proposals for action on the threshold of the twenty-first century

Author: Klaus Schwab
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1995.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Schwab
ISBN: 0814780083 9780814780084
OCLC Number: 31173896
Description: xxviii, 368 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Klaus Schwab --
Introduction / George V. Vassiliou --
Ch. 1. Coping with the Disintegration of Value Systems. 1. There Is No Such Thing as a Purely Material Crisis / Jacob Needleman. 2. The Death of the Modern / Michael Vlahos. 3. The Breakdown of the Family / Rosanna Wong Yick-Ming. 4. The Decline of the United States as an Inspiration to Emerging Nations / John Bohn. 5. The Positive Values of East Asia / Tommy T.B. Koh. 6. Pirates in Modern Society / Hans-Dieter Vontobel. 7. Toward an Ethic for the Twenty-First Century / Paul M. Minus. 8. Religion and Modern Value Systems / Rajiv Mehrotra. 9. A Global Ethic as the Alternative to the Clash of Civilizations / Hans Kung. 10. From Hierarchy to Cooperation / Patrick Glynn. 11. The Need for Standards of Conduct in Government and Business / Enrique Ruete. 12. The Need to Overcome Indifference / Elie Wiesel --
Ch. 2. Maintaining Global Security. 1. The Changing Environment of World Security / Joseph P. Hoar.
Responsibility: edited by Klaus Schwab.
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"This remarkable volume challenges political leaders to identify, analyze, and thereby begin to manage the transformations of a new era." -Bill Bradley,United States Senator from New Jersey

 
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