The Resource Future shock, Alvin Toffler

Future shock, Alvin Toffler

Label
Future shock
Title
Future shock
Statement of responsibility
Alvin Toffler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes some of the problems our technology has created for society and suggests some strategies for coping in the future
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toffler, Alvin
Index
index present
LC call number
HN17.5
LC item number
.T64
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
HN 17.5
NLM item number
T644f 1970
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social history
  • Social change
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Civilization
  • Social Change
  • Cambio social
  • Civilización
  • Histoire sociale
  • Changement social
  • Civilisation
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Social change
  • Social history
  • Futurologie
Label
Future shock, Alvin Toffler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Donation in memory of Lionel V. Patenaude
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 461-483
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 psychological dimension -- Part six. Strategies for survival. Coping with tomorrow - Education in the future tense - Taming technology - The strategy of social futurism -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 505 pages
Lccn
67012744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00087496
  • (OCoLC)ocm00087496
Label
Future shock, Alvin Toffler
Publication
Note
Donation in memory of Lionel V. Patenaude
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 461-483
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 psychological dimension -- Part six. Strategies for survival. Coping with tomorrow - Education in the future tense - Taming technology - The strategy of social futurism -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 505 pages
Lccn
67012744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00087496
  • (OCoLC)ocm00087496

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