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Selling the future : the perils of predicting global politics

Author: Ariel Colonomos; Gregory Elliott
Series: Series in comparative politics and international studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cautionary investigation of the global futures business - political risk, investment funding, think tanks - and how its predictions distort our understanding of the world we live in

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ariel Colonomos; Gregory Elliott
ISBN: 1849045534 9781849045537 9780190603649 019060364X
OCLC Number: 957554566
Notes: Traduit du français.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2017 ISA Ethics Book Award 2017.
Description: 1 v. (XIV-225 p.) : illustrations, cartes. ; 23 cm
Series Title: Series in comparative politics and international studies.
Responsibility: Ariel Colonomos ; translated by Gregory Elliott.

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'Colonomos ends by pondering the ambivalence humans have toward knowing the future. Readers are induced to contemplate an age-old issue: the perfectibility of the human condition. Is the model ever Read more...

 
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