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Through the '80s, thinking globally, acting locally

Author: Frank Feather
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Future Society, ©1980.
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Genre/Form: Forecasts
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Through the '80s, thinking globally, acting locally.
Washington, D.C. : World Future Society, ©1980
(OCoLC)559990749
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Feather
ISBN: 0930242114 9780930242114
OCLC Number: 6487372
Notes: "Prepared in conjunction with the First Global Conference on the Future, Held in Toronto, Canada, July 20-24, 1980.
Description: vii, 431 pages : graphs ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword : The mystery of the future / Edward R. Schreyer --
Preface : A time for action / Maureice F. Strong --
Introduction : Transition to harmonic globalism / Frank Feather--
The third wave / Alvin Toffler --
The greatest evolutionary jump in history / John Platt --
Homo obsoletus? / Isaac Asimov --
The exhaustion of liberalism / Ruben Nelson --
To think globally and act locally, perceive newly / Willis W. Harman --
Thinking globally, acting locally / Roy Amara --
Management of complex systems : a growing societal challenge / Robert Theobald --
Identifying the planetary coalition for a just new world order / Hanzel Henderson --
Preparing tomorrow's corporate cosmopolitans : implications for twenty-first century managers and consultants / Philip R. Harris --
Freedom and the future of local action / Joseph P. Martino --
Motivating people to build a better world / Thomas E. Jones --
International resources / B.B. Goldner --
Looking at resource trends through a population lens / Lester R. Brown --
Energy : plentiful through the 1980s and beyond / Anton B. Schmaltz --
Renewable resources : will they be scarce in the future? / Larry W. Tombaugh and Robert N. Stone --
Vanishing plants and animals : the mega-extinction of species / Norman Myers --
Breakout into space / Gerard K. O'Neill and William T. Bryant --
The oceans as the common heritage of mankind / Arvid Pardo and Elisabeth Mann Borgese --
The future of international governance / Harlan Cleveland --
The "community" of the future / Charlotte Waterlow --
The tyranny of the righteous / Howard F. Didsbury, Jr. --
The future of North America / Victor Ferkiss --
Europe facing its futures / Michel Godet --
Trend is not destiny / Andre van Dam --
Managing growth through epochal change / Robert D. Hamrin --
The public debate on growth : toward resolution / Daniel Yankelovich and Bernard Lefkowitz --
The economic future / Herman Kahn and John B. Phelps --
Technocracy as the highest stage of Capitalism / W. Warren Wagar --
The unimportance of full employment / Gunnar Adler-Karlsson --
Getting out in front of impending issues / Graham T.T. Molitor --
Free the Fortune 500! / William E. Halal --
The changing economics of the urban promise / John P. Blair --
New age investing / Carter Henderson --
Work and leisure in the future / Fred Best --
Survival in the '80s / W.H.C. Simmonds --
Reverential thinking / Henryk Skolimowski --
Future creativity : inspiration for peace / Alfred Bernhart --
The obsolescence of modernism / Ervin Laszlo --
The future of religion in a post-industrial society / Ted Peters --
Future adolescent values / Irving H. Buchen --
The future of the family / Donald R. Raichle --
Futurecom : the human future in communications / Lane Jennings --
The emergence of ethnotronic systems in the 1980s / Earl C. Joseph and Arthur M. Harkins --
Global voluntary information network : the most hopeful global collective / Joneji Masuda --
Computer-based human communications systems / Julian M. Scher --
Education in the '80s : an appraisal / Jim Bowman, Fred D. Kierstead, Christopher J. Dede --
Appropriate education for the '80s / Walter G. Pitman --
The 1980s as a decade of learning / James W. Botkin --
Toward a systemic education / Michele Geslin Small --
The soft health path : an alternative future for health in the '80s / Trevor Hancock --
Health in the '80s : toward optimum existence / Russell M. Jaffe --
The impact of industrialization on world health / Jennie Popay [and others] --
Sociopolitical forecasting : managing the black hole of the future / Raymond P. Ewing --
Prospective decision and action / Hugues de Jouvenel --
A good futurist is fully present / Marilyn Saunders --
Senior citizens as futurists / Frank Snowden Hopkins --
The futurist as ethicist / Robert B. Mellert --
Community decision-making in the future / M. Susan Linderman --
Shaping urban futures through public participation / Louis J. D'Amore and Sheila Rittenberg --
What we must do : an agenda for futurists / Edward Cornish --
The challenge of the '80s / Aurelio Peccei.
Responsibility: edited by Frank Feather ; foreword by Edward R. Schreyer ; introd. by Maurice Strong ; postscript by Aurelio Peccei.

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