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World Future Society

Overview
Works: 326 works in 458 publications in 2 languages and 12,315 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Abstracts  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Forecasts  Directories 
Roles: Editor, Contributor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: CB158, 905
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by World Future Society
The Futurist( )

in English and held by 3,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Futures research quarterly( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Future survey( )

in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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World future review( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The study of the future : an introduction to the art and science of understanding and shaping tomorrow's world by Edward Cornish( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique reference work - the companion volume to The Study of the Future- is designed to make the tools of future studies accessible to the general public as well as to professional futurists. Here for the first time in a single, convenient format are the organizations, individuals, books and periodicals, current research projects, educational programs, films, audio-tapes, and other resources that can help anyone concerned with exploring alternatives for the future
Communications and the future : prospects, promises, and problems by Howard F Didsbury( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 45 papers that comprise this book view the current telecommunications revolution and its developments and effects from a wide range of perspectives. Specific topics discussed in the papers include the following: (1) the future of literature; (2) Brazil and the information societies of the next century; (3) the future of language; (4) instructional technology in the future; (5) noncommunication in the future; (6) the future of global satellite communications; (7) global talk and the world of telecomputerenergetics; (8) Japan as an information society in the 1980s; (9) videotex; (10) synthesized speech; (11) the next generation of telecommunications; (12) using video in rural development; (13) public libraries in the future; (14) the telecommunications role of local governments; (15) telecommunications alternatives to transportation; (16) politics and the new media; (17) communications systems, technology, and culture; (18) microcomputers; (19) the decay of purposive communication; (20) problems and possibilities of future communications; and (21) television and the pseudo-oral tradition in America's future. (Fl)
The future : a guide to information sources by World Future Society( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This directory covers the wide range of information resources-organizations, individuals, books, films, courses, etc.-now available in the field of futuristics, or "the study of the future"."--V
The Global economy : today, tomorrow, and the transition( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Next 25 years : crisis & opportunity by Andrew A Spekke( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and Portuguese and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a selection of 43 papers submitted in advance to the World Future Society's Second General Assembly. Papers were selected for their general interest and relevance to the theme of the meeting--a look at the prospects for mankind during the final quarter of the 20th century. Authors include Roy Amara, Lester Brown, Jay W. Forrester, Willis Harman, Herman Kahn, John Platt, Robert Theobald, and others. Articles present and examine new dimensions of the future and problems that the world is facing; goals for the global society; the world community and its future; problems and possible consequences of politics, democracy, and economic alternatives; social inventions, women as futurists, and futures studies; intimate relationships, sex, and the future; the future of art and design; criminal justice and the law, and its relation to the future; and forecasting and possible new policies. (Author/JR)
Future survey annual( )

in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education: a time for decisions : selections from the second annual Conference of the Education Section, World Future Society by World Future Society( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessing the future and policy planning( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenges and opportunities : from now to 2001( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The World of work : careers and the future( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating a global agenda : assessments, solutions and action plans by Howard F Didsbury( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed for educational policymakers and researchers, this volume on global issues is divided into four sections. The four essays in the first section, "Reducing the Nuclear Peril," offer a brief documentary survey and then present practical suggestions and action plans to reduce the nuclear threat. The eight papers in the second section, "Elements of a Peaceful World," cover such topics as population and human needs, economic policies for the future, the role of private agriculture in less developed countries, a case study of Latin America, the U.S. Academy of Peace, and the World Federalist movement. The third section, "Responses to Technological Change," covers a wide variety of issues including capitalism in the Information Age, the future of the humanities, technological change and employment policy, lifestyle changes, and informatics-based mass education. The fourth section, "Early Warning Signals," contains two papers concerning computers and the future of privacy, and Orwell and the human prospect. The final section, "a Common Global Project," presents the essence of Senate Joint Resolution 236, relating to cooperative East-West ventures in space as an alternative to a space arms race. (Lp)
Habitats tomorrow : homes and communities in an exciting new era : selections from the futurist by Edward Cornish( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Energy: today's choices, tomorrow's opportunities. Essential dimensions in thinking for energy policy by Anton B Schmalz( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1990s & beyond( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thought-provoking look at the final decade of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first century, with articles on artificial intelligence, the class of 2000, medical breakthroughs, the earth's vital signs, tomorrow's economy, the future of AIDS, and much more
Futurevision : ideas, insights, and strategies by Howard F Didsbury( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great transformation : alternative futures for global society : selections from the Futurist( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Future Society

Future Survey

Société du Monde Futur

WFS

World Future Society internationale Organisation

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