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2025: Scenarios of U.S. and Global Society Reshaped by Science and Technology

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Publisher Comments:

Tapping the worlds of science and technology, this penetrating look at the years ahead paints a fascinating picture you're sure to enjoy. Looking backward from the year 2025, fifteen scenarios reflect a well-focused view of what life will be like in the United States as well as other societies (both affluent and less prosperous).

Book News Annotation:

This volume offers a forecast of how science and technology will affect the US and the rest of the world over the next three decades. The authors argue that change will be driven by information technology, materials technology, genetics, energy technology, and environmentalism.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Written in the form of a history book, 2025 is an engaging retrospective of the years 1990-2025. Examining trends in medicine, housing, food service, economics, entertainment, industry, education, and other key aspects of society, this book paints a fascinating picture of the future.

Synopsis:

Written in the form of a history book, 2025 is an engaging retropective of the years 1990-2025. Examining trends in medicine, housing, food service, economics, entertainment, industry, education, and other key aspects of society, this book paints a fascinating picture of the future. Thorough, upbeat, and very readable, 2025 is the remarkable result of five years compiling and evaluating global and regional forecasts in many different disciplines. The authors offer a well-balanced, integrated forecast of how science and technology will affect the United States and the rest of the world over the next three decades.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781886939097
Hines, Andy:
Coates, Joseph F.
Author:
Mahaffie, John B.
Author:
Coates, Joseph F.
Author:
Hines, Andy
Publisher:
OakHill Press
Location:
Greensboro, N.C. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Twenty-first century
Subject:
Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
Subject:
Science Reference-Philosophy of Science
Copyright:
Series Volume:
96-05
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
516
Dimensions:
9.34x6.26x1.41 in. 1.96 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Written in the form of a history book, 2025 is an engaging retrospective of the years 1990-2025. Examining trends in medicine, housing, food service, economics, entertainment, industry, education, and other key aspects of society, this book paints a fascinating picture of the future.
"Synopsis" by , Written in the form of a history book, 2025 is an engaging retropective of the years 1990-2025. Examining trends in medicine, housing, food service, economics, entertainment, industry, education, and other key aspects of society, this book paints a fascinating picture of the future. Thorough, upbeat, and very readable, 2025 is the remarkable result of five years compiling and evaluating global and regional forecasts in many different disciplines. The authors offer a well-balanced, integrated forecast of how science and technology will affect the United States and the rest of the world over the next three decades.
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