コンテンツへ移動
Preparing for the twenty-first century 資料のプレビュー
閉じる資料のプレビュー
確認中…

Preparing for the twenty-first century

著者: Paul M Kennedy
出版: New York : Random House, ©1993.
エディション/フォーマット:   書籍 : English : 1st edすべてのエディションとフォーマットを見る
データベース:WorldCat
概要:
Human history has always been shaped by the growth and migration of populations, by the opportunities and constraints provided by the environment, and by the rise of new technologies. Today, these forces are enmeshed in a state of unprecedented turbulence. World population has more than doubled in the past forty years to reach its current level of 5.5 billion, and it will exceed 8 billion and perhaps even 10 billion  続きを読む
評価:

(まだ評価がありません) 0 件のレビュー - 是非あなたから!

件名:
関連情報:

 

オンラインで入手

この資料へのリンク

オフラインで入手

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; この資料の所蔵館を検索中…

詳細

資料の種類: インターネット資料
ドキュメントの種類: 図書, インターネットリソース
すべての著者/寄与者: Paul M Kennedy
ISBN: 0394584430 9780394584430 0002157055 9780002157056
OCLC No.: 26768284
物理形態: xvi, 428 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
コンテンツ: Prologue : old challenges and new challenges --
The demographic explosion --
The communications and financial revolution and the rise of the multinational corporation --
World agriculture and the biotechnology revolution --
Robotics, automation, and a new industrial revolution --
The dangers to our natural environment --
The future of the nation-state --
The Japanese "plan" for a post-2000 world --
India and China --
Winners and losers in the developing world --
The erstwhile USSR and its crumbled empire --
Europe and the future --
The American dilemma --
Preparing for the twenty-first century.
その他のタイトル: Preparing for the 21st century
責任者: Paul Kennedy.

概要:

Human history has always been shaped by the growth and migration of populations, by the opportunities and constraints provided by the environment, and by the rise of new technologies. Today, these forces are enmeshed in a state of unprecedented turbulence. World population has more than doubled in the past forty years to reach its current level of 5.5 billion, and it will exceed 8 billion and perhaps even 10 billion early in the next century. How will these vast numbers reshape the world's borders, strain an already fragile ecosystem, and remake politics? New technologies are even now replacing traditional work with radically new systems of production and communication, promising enormous changes in both industrial and traditional agricultural societies. Will potential developments in biotechnology render traditional food producers obsolete? What is the role of robotics in a world where millions of new jobs are needed each year to absorb the fast-growing population? And what will the roles of women be? How will the spread of AIDS affect the rapid growth of population in countries like India or those of central Africa? And how will all these complex, mutually dependent changes affect individual nations as they struggle with their own ethnic and economic pressures, including the inevitability of ever larger migrations from poorer to richer parts of the world as populations explode in less developed regions and decline in such areas as Japan, parts of North America, and the European continent? Given their historic behavior, how will Japan, the United States, and Europe - as well as the countries of Asia, Africa, and Latin America - be likely to respond to these unprecedented circumstances? What is the role of education in a two- or three-tier world? Professor Kennedy's classic The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers considered the forces within nations that led to their rise and fall. In Preparing for the Twenty-first Century Kennedy addresses a larger and uniquely modern question: how will transnational forces in a world of scarce resources, instant communications, and exploding population affect the nations of the world and the people who inhabit them as the new century dawns?

レビュー

ユーザーレビュー
GoodReadsのレビューを取得中…
DOGObooksのレビューを取得中…

タグ

まずはあなたから!

類似資料

リクエストの確認

あなたは既にこの資料をリクエストしている可能性があります。このリクエストを続行してよろしければ、OK を選択してください。

リンクデータ


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26768284>
library:oclcnum"26768284"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:alternateName"Preparing for the 21st century"@en
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"1993"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1993"
schema:description"Human history has always been shaped by the growth and migration of populations, by the opportunities and constraints provided by the environment, and by the rise of new technologies. Today, these forces are enmeshed in a state of unprecedented turbulence. World population has more than doubled in the past forty years to reach its current level of 5.5 billion, and it will exceed 8 billion and perhaps even 10 billion early in the next century. How will these vast numbers reshape the world's borders, strain an already fragile ecosystem, and remake politics? New technologies are even now replacing traditional work with radically new systems of production and communication, promising enormous changes in both industrial and traditional agricultural societies. Will potential developments in biotechnology render traditional food producers obsolete? What is the role of robotics in a world where millions of new jobs are needed each year to absorb the fast-growing population? And what will the roles of women be? How will the spread of AIDS affect the rapid growth of population in countries like India or those of central Africa? And how will all these complex, mutually dependent changes affect individual nations as they struggle with their own ethnic and economic pressures, including the inevitability of ever larger migrations from poorer to richer parts of the world as populations explode in less developed regions and decline in such areas as Japan, parts of North America, and the European continent? Given their historic behavior, how will Japan, the United States, and Europe - as well as the countries of Asia, Africa, and Latin America - be likely to respond to these unprecedented circumstances? What is the role of education in a two- or three-tier world? Professor Kennedy's classic The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers considered the forces within nations that led to their rise and fall. In Preparing for the Twenty-first Century Kennedy addresses a larger and uniquely modern question: how will transnational forces in a world of scarce resources, instant communications, and exploding population affect the nations of the world and the people who inhabit them as the new century dawns?"@en
schema:description"Prologue : old challenges and new challenges -- The demographic explosion -- The communications and financial revolution and the rise of the multinational corporation -- World agriculture and the biotechnology revolution -- Robotics, automation, and a new industrial revolution -- The dangers to our natural environment -- The future of the nation-state -- The Japanese "plan" for a post-2000 world -- India and China -- Winners and losers in the developing world -- The erstwhile USSR and its crumbled empire -- Europe and the future -- The American dilemma -- Preparing for the twenty-first century."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/6357214>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Preparing for the twenty-first century"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

ウインドウを閉じる

WorldCatにログインしてください 

アカウントをお持ちではないですか?簡単に 無料アカウントを作成することができます。.