Future Shock

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Bantam Books, 1990 - Social Science - 561 pages
92 Reviews
Predicts the pace of environmental change during the next thirty years and the ways in which the individual must face and learn to cope with personal and social change
  

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User Review  - Nikhil - Goodreads

ok,i have to admit that i couldn't finish the book.This being a celebrated book and author i expected much more.Author has compiled in 400 odd pages what he could have written in about 100 pages ... Read full review

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User Review  - Wilte - Goodreads

Future shock is the stress and disorientation caused by too much change in too short a time. Written 45 years ago, this concept is still very relevant, maye be even more relevant than in 1970. Book ... Read full review

Contents

Introdllclion
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Suicides and Hitchhikers
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A DIVERSITY or LIFE STYIES
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Chapter 16
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Acknowledgments
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Exrmmncz Mamas
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THE Fmmvxm Fawn?
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ORIGINS or OVERCHOICE
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Alvin Toffler is adviser to companies and governments worldwide on advances in technology, politics, economics, and society. His other books include The Third Wave, Powershift, War and Anti-War, and Creating a New Civilization, he live in Los Angeles, California.

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