Foresight Principle

Foresight Principle

by Richard A. Slaughter


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275952921
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/1995
Series: Praeger Studies on the 21st Century Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

RICHARD A. SLAUGHTER is director of the Futures Study Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Until recently, he was Lecturer in Futures and Social Policy and convenor of the Foresight Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia. His previous works include Futures Tools and Techniques (1987) and Recovering the Future (1989). He is also the coauthor, with Hedley Beare, of Education in the 21st Century (1993).

Table of Contents

Foreword by Hazel Henderson



Establishing the Context: Looking Beyond the Industrial Worldview

Looking Back

Looking Around

Looking Forward

Applying and Extending the Foresight Principle

How Foresight is Already Understood and Used

How a Changing Worldview Can Help Our Institutions Become More Far-Sighted

Extending Foresight through Analysis, Imagination, and Social Imaging

Why We Need Institutions of Foresight

Cultural Recovery in the 21st Century

Creating Positive Views of Futures With Young People

Cultural Reconstruction in the 'Post-Modern' World—Aspects of Renewed Worldview

Towards a Wise Culture

Conclusion: The Promise of the 21st Century

Annotated Bibliography


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