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Foundations of Futures Studies

Values, Objectivity, and the Good Society

by Wendell Bell

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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social forecasting, futurology,
  • Future Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Human Geography,
  • Forecasting

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8612928M
    ISBN 101560002816
    ISBN 109781560002819


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The World Futures Studies Federation awarded him a Lifetime Achievement Award in Inthe Association of Professional Futurists selected Bell's two-volume work The Foundations of Futures Studies as one of the ten most important futures studies books. In the World Futures Studies Federation awarded him a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his many contributions to the field of futures studies and in the Association of Professional Futurists selected his two-volume Foundations of Futures Studies () as being among the ten most important futures books of all time.English futures books from the ’s.

This list was compiled from contributions by members and is arranged in alphabetical order. Additional notes are given in [ ]’s after the reference including a count where members mentioned the book more than once.Foundations of Futures Studies fulfills Bell's five main purposes for writing this two-volume effort: (1) to show that futures studies, like other fields from anthropology to zoology, exists as an identifiable sphere of intellectual activity; (2) to create a teaching instrument that can be used as a basic text for core courses in futures.