The Resource The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics : Forging the Future, (electronic resource)

The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics : Forging the Future, (electronic resource)

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The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics : Forging the Future
Title
The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics
Title remainder
Forging the Future
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Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book reconsiders the power of the idea of the future. Bringing together perspectives from cultural history, environmental history, political history and the history of science, it investigates how the future became a specific field of action in liberal democratic, state socialist and post-colonial regimes after the Second World War. It highlights the emergence of new forms of predictive scientific expertise in this period, and shows how such forms of expertise interacted with political systems of the Cold War world order, as the future became the prism for dealing with post-industrialisat
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
338.9/26
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q172
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Approaches to History
Label
The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics : Forging the Future, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; List of Abbreviations; Foreword; Introduction: Toward a New History of the Future; 1 Midwives of the Future: Futurism, Futures Studies and the Shaping of the Global Imagination; 2 Expertise for the Future: The Emergence of Environmental Prediction c. 1920-1970; 3 Energy Futures from the Social Market Economy to the Energiewende: The Politicization of West German Energy Debates, 1950-1990; 4 Technoscientific Cornucopian Futures versus Doomsday Futures: The World Models and The Limits to Growth
  • 5 Toward a Joint Future beyond the Iron Curtain: East-West Politics of Global Modelling6 Forecasting the Post-Socialist Future: Prognostika in Late Socialist Czechoslovakia, 1970-1989; 7 Official and Unofficial Futures of the Communism System: Romanian Futures Studies between Control and Dissidence; 8 Virtually Nigeria: USAID, Simulated Futures, and the Politics of Postcolonial Expertise, 1964-1980; 9 Pan-Africanism, Socialism and the Future: Development Planning in Ghana, 1951-1966; Contributors; Index
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ocn907609826
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (272 p.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317511458
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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768101
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not applicable
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.b34639433
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)907609826
  • ebl131751145X

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