Seizing the Future: How the Coming Revolution in Science, Technology, and Industry Will Expand the Frontiers of Human Potential and Reshape the Planet

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Simon & Schuster, Jan 1, 1994 - Business & Economics - 414 pages
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In a provocative, optimistic look at what the future holds for our society, a sociologist shows how we are utilizing innovative technologies and explores the ethical, financial, social, and environmental opportunities and problems the world will face in the coming years.

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SEIZING THE FUTURE: How the Coming Revolution in Science, Technology, and Industry Will Expand the Frontiers of Human Potential and Reshape the Planet

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An exuberantly upbeat and beguilingly plausible guide to the brave new world that sociologist Zey believes could eventuate from what he views as a macroindustrial era, i.e., one in which planet earth ... Read full review

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Zey (sociology, Montclair State Coll.) shows how society is entering the Macroindustrial Era in which humanity will be extending its capabilities in industrial, agricultural, and medical technologies ... Read full review

Contents

Part One The Promise of a Better World
15
Humanity Takes Control
47
A Space of Our Own
86
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About the author (1994)

Zey consults to high-technology and Fortune 500 corporations as well as to various government agencies on future planning. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology and is executive director of the Expansionary Institute. He is a professor at Montclair State University.

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