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Social forecasting, future studies

See below for a selection of the latest books from Social forecasting, future studies category. Presented with a red border are the Social forecasting, future studies books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Social forecasting, future studies books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Saving Humanity Truly Understanding And Ranking Our World's Greatest Threats

Saving Humanity Truly Understanding And Ranking Our World's Greatest Threats

Author: Jiaqi Hu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2018

Trump

Trump

Author: Peter Von Andrian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2018

Realistic Hope Facing Global Challenges

Realistic Hope Facing Global Challenges

Author: Betty Sue Flowers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2018

future, globalism, global challenges, optimism, global governance, innovation

Generous Respect

Generous Respect

Author: Ulrich Goluke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

Future Politics Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech

Future Politics Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech

Author: Jamie (Barrister, Barrister, Littleton Chambers) Susskind Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2018

Future Politics confronts one of the most important questions of our time: how will digital technology transform politics and society? The great political debate of the last century was about how much of our collective life should be determined by the state and what should be left to the market and civil society. In the future, the question will be how far our lives should be directed and controlled by powerful digital systems - and on what terms? Jamie Susskind argues that rapid and relentless innovation in a range of technologies - from artificial intelligence to virtual reality - will transform the way we live together. Calling for a fundamental change in the way we think about politics, he describes a world in which certain technologies and platforms, and those who control them, come to hold great power over us. Some will gather data about our lives, causing us to avoid conduct perceived as shameful, sinful, or wrong. Others will filter our perception of the world, choosing what we know, shaping what we think, affecting how we feel, and guiding how we act. Still others will force us to behave certain ways, like self-driving cars that refuse to drive over the speed limit. Those who control these technologies - usually big tech firms and the state - will increasingly control us. They will set the limits of our liberty, decreeing what we may do and what is forbidden. Their algorithms will resolve vital questions of social justice, allocating social goods and sorting us into hierarchies of status and esteem. They will decide the future of democracy, causing it to flourish or decay. A groundbreaking work of political analysis, Future Politics challenges readers to rethink what it means to be free or equal, what it means to have power or property, what it means for a political system to be just or democratic, and proposes ways in which we can - and must - regain control.

Reimagining Your Tomorrows Making Sure Your Future Doesn't Suck

Reimagining Your Tomorrows Making Sure Your Future Doesn't Suck

Author: Joe Tankersley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2018

Die Range Unserer Kultur

Die Range Unserer Kultur

Author: Rainer Maschke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2018

How to Fix the Future Staying Human in the Digital Age

How to Fix the Future Staying Human in the Digital Age

Author: Andrew Keen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

In his bestselling books The Cult of the Amateur and The Internet is not the Answer, Andrew Keen exposed the cultural and social dangers posed by internet technology. What was once seen as a tool for connecting people and providing opportunities is now recognised as a force that is profoundly reshaping our world. In How to Fix the Future, Andrew Keen sets out a compelling manifesto for improving how we live in the digital age. Taking lessons from the world-changing events of the Industrial Revolution, he travels around the globe, from India to Estonia, Germany to Singapore, investigating the best and worst practices in regulation, innovation, social responsibility, consumer choice and education - and shows what we can do to preserve human values in an increasingly digital world.

Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii Life beyond Settler Colonialism

Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii Life beyond Settler Colonialism

Author: Joseph Weiss Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2018

This book will appeal to scholars and students of Indigenous studies, particularly in anthropology, ethnography, sociology, and history. Researchers planning to work with communities will learn from the author's reflections on conducting ethnographic fieldwork with First Nations.

Can Singapore Fall?: Making The Future For Singapore

Can Singapore Fall?: Making The Future For Singapore

Author: Siong Guan (Lee Kuan Yew School Of Public Policy, Nus, S'pore) Lim Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

Lim Siong Guan, Singapore's former Head of Civil Service (1999-2005) was the Institute of Policy Studies' 4th S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore. This book contains edited versions of the three IPS-Nathan Lectures he gave between September and November 2017, and highlights of his dialogue with the audience.Lim addresses the question, 'Can Singapore Fall?', by examining the state of Singapore today and proposing what Singapore and Singaporeans must do in order to prevent economic and social decline. Taking inspiration from Sir John Glubb's essay, The Fate of Empires and Search for Survival, Lim urges Singaporeans to counter decline by observing the 'three legs of honour': Trust, Diversity, and Excellence. These include becoming a gracious society and building up a culture of innovation, excellence and outwardness.Lim also reminds us that cultural change takes a generational effort to effect; for change to happen, Singaporeans must thus act with urgency and act now for the well-being of future generations.The IPS-Nathan Lectures series was launched in 2014 as part of the S R Nathan Fellowship for the Study of Singapore. The S R Nathan Fellow delivers a series of lectures during their term to advance public understanding and discussion of issues of critical national interest.

Can Singapore Fall?: Making The Future For Singapore

Can Singapore Fall?: Making The Future For Singapore

Author: Siong Guan (Lee Kuan Yew School Of Public Policy, Nus, S'pore) Lim Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/08/2018

Lim Siong Guan, Singapore's former Head of Civil Service (1999-2005) was the Institute of Policy Studies' 4th S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore. This book contains edited versions of the three IPS-Nathan Lectures he gave between September and November 2017, and highlights of his dialogue with the audience.Lim addresses the question, 'Can Singapore Fall?', by examining the state of Singapore today and proposing what Singapore and Singaporeans must do in order to prevent economic and social decline. Taking inspiration from Sir John Glubb's essay, The Fate of Empires and Search for Survival, Lim urges Singaporeans to counter decline by observing the 'three legs of honour': Trust, Diversity, and Excellence. These include becoming a gracious society and building up a culture of innovation, excellence and outwardness.Lim also reminds us that cultural change takes a generational effort to effect; for change to happen, Singaporeans must thus act with urgency and act now for the well-being of future generations.The IPS-Nathan Lectures series was launched in 2014 as part of the S R Nathan Fellowship for the Study of Singapore. The S R Nathan Fellow delivers a series of lectures during their term to advance public understanding and discussion of issues of critical national interest.