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Future shock

Author: Alvin Toffler
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Future Shock is about what is happening today to people and groups who are overwhelmed by change.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin Toffler
ISBN: 0553277375 9780553277371
OCLC Number: 33934503
Description: 561 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part one: The death of permanence --
The 800th lifetime --
The accelerative thrust --
The pace of life --
Part two: transience --
Things: the throw-away society --
Places: the new nomads --
People: the modular man --
Organization: the coming ad-hocracy --
Information: the kinetic image --
Part three: novelty --
The scientific trajectory --
The experience makers --
The fractured family --
Part four: diversity --
The origins of overchoice --
A surfeit of subcults --
A diversity of life styles --
Part five: the limits of adaptability --
Future shock: the physical dimension --
Future shock: the physical dimension --
Future shock: the psychological dimension --
Part six: strategies for survival --
Coping with tomorrow --
Education in the future tense --
Taming technology --
The strategy of social futurism.
Responsibility: by Alvin Toffler.

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Future Shock is about what is happening today to people and groups who are overwhelmed by change.

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