Future Shock

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Bantam Books, 1990 - Social Science - 561 pages
101 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  - Sunny - Goodreads

One of the best books I've read recently. I remember reading this as a 18/19 year old but this made a lot more sense to me now. Its about the future and the change of pace we are experiencing. Like a ... Read full review

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User Review  - JM Slowik - Goodreads

Hilarious. Unintentionally, of course-- the same way predictions made in the 1950's about the millennium could be hilariously wrong. The central theory addresses how people can become increasingly out ... Read full review

Contents

Introdllclion
1
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Tm NEW NOMAD
77
Suicides and Hitchhikers
95
Tm Comma
124
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152
Tan SCEN lIFlC Thayncmny
185
A DIVERSITY or LIFE STYIES
303
Tan Pmrszcu
325
Chapter 16
343
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371
Envcxnon m um Fvnmn
398
Tuvmvc TECHNOLOGY 498
430
SmAmrY or Socm
446
Acknowledgments
488

Exrmmncz Mamas
219
THE Fmmvxm Fawn?
240
ORIGINS or OVERCHOICE
263
A Stmrnrr or Svncunrs
284

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About the author (1990)

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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