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The Resource Future shock, by Alvin Toffler

Future shock, by Alvin Toffler

Label
Future shock
Title
Future shock
Statement of responsibility
by Alvin Toffler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Future Shock is about what is happening today to people and groups who are overwhelmed by change
Cataloging source
NOG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toffler, Alvin
Dewey number
  • 303.4
  • 301.24
Index
index present
LC call number
HM101
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social history
  • Social change
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Social change
  • Social history
Label
Future shock, by Alvin Toffler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 522-540) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part one: The death of permanence -- The 800th lifetime -- The accelerative thrust -- The pace of life -- Part two: transience -- Things: the throw-away society -- Places: the new nomads -- People: the modular man -- Organization: the coming ad-hocracy -- Information: the kinetic image -- Part three: novelty -- The scientific trajectory -- The experience makers -- The fractured family -- Part four: diversity -- The origins of overchoice -- A surfeit of subcults -- A diversity of life styles -- Part five: the limits of adaptability -- Future shock: the physical dimension -- Future shock: the physical dimension -- Future shock: the psychological dimension -- Part six: strategies for survival -- Coping with tomorrow -- Education in the future tense -- Taming technology -- The strategy of social futurism
Control code
ocm33934503
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
561 pages
Isbn
9780553277371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33934503
  • (Sirsi) a1972415
Label
Future shock, by Alvin Toffler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 522-540) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part one: The death of permanence -- The 800th lifetime -- The accelerative thrust -- The pace of life -- Part two: transience -- Things: the throw-away society -- Places: the new nomads -- People: the modular man -- Organization: the coming ad-hocracy -- Information: the kinetic image -- Part three: novelty -- The scientific trajectory -- The experience makers -- The fractured family -- Part four: diversity -- The origins of overchoice -- A surfeit of subcults -- A diversity of life styles -- Part five: the limits of adaptability -- Future shock: the physical dimension -- Future shock: the physical dimension -- Future shock: the psychological dimension -- Part six: strategies for survival -- Coping with tomorrow -- Education in the future tense -- Taming technology -- The strategy of social futurism
Control code
ocm33934503
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
561 pages
Isbn
9780553277371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33934503
  • (Sirsi) a1972415

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