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Imagined futures : hope, risk and uncertainty

Author: Julia Cook
Publisher: Cham : Palgrave MacMillan, ©2018.
Series: Critical studies in risk and uncertainty.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the findings of a recent interview-based study of how 28 young adults living in Melbourne, Australia viewed and related to both the personal and societal future. In so doing it addresses issues such as how individuals imagine the future of their society, and whether this has any bearing on the way in which they perceive and relate to their own, personal future. The respondents' future imaginings  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cook, Julia.
Imagined Futures : Hope, Risk and Uncertainty.
Cham : Palgrave MacMillan, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Cook
ISBN: 9783319653259 3319653253
OCLC Number: 1012343045
Description: 1 online resource (146 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Diagnoses of the Future Horizon --
3. Strategies for Relating to the Personal and Societal Future --
4. Discourses of the Long-Term Future --
5. Future Imaginaries in Theory and Practice --
6. The Utility of Hope --
7. Conclusion.
Series Title: Critical studies in risk and uncertainty.
Responsibility: Julia Cook.

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This book presents the findings of a recent interview-based study of how 28 young adults living in Melbourne, Australia viewed and related to both the personal and societal future.  Read more...

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