Thinking about the future is essential for almost all organizations and societies. States, corporations, universities, cities, NGOs and individuals believe they cannot miss the future. But what exactly is the future?…
The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia, in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results.…
… In The Future of Feminism, Sylvia Walby offers a provocative riposte to the notion that feminism is dead. Substantiating her arguments with evidence of the vibrancy of contemporary feminism in civil society and beyond, she provides a succinct yet comprehensive critical…
…Has the Prison a Future, Michael Tonry
Part I: How Much Imprisonment is Too Much?
2. Crime, Law and the Community: Dynamics of Incarceration in New York City, Jeffrey Fagan
3. Restoring Rationality in Punishment Policy, Alfred Blumstein
Part II: Going In
…The answers we find to these pressing questions will shape the psychiatric futures that are being brought into existence. Ultimately, this book proposes a radically different future, no less evidence-based or rigorous, and indeed…
…Looking to the future, he argues that strategy will continue to provide a vital tool-kit for survival and security, but that the global threat posed by nuclear weapons remains an on-going challenge without obvious practical solutions. As Gray boldy asserts, there…
Table of contents
Part I. Prospects for Change
1. Forty Years On and a Future Agenda
2. What of Parliament’s Future?
Part II. A Changing Parliament?
3. The Make-Up of Parliament
4. Career Patterns and Professionalisation
5. A Changing…
…In this crisp and insightful analysis, Philip Seib, one of the world’s top experts on media and foreign policy, explores the future of diplomacy in our hyper-connected world. He shows how the focus of diplomatic practice has shifted away from the closed-door, top-level…
This important Manifesto argues that we still need a concept of society in order to make sense of the forces which structure our lives.
Written by leading social theorist William Outhwaite
Asks if the notion of society is relevant in the twenty-first…
Table of contents
Part I. The Energy Policy Agenda
1. Introduction: Climate Policy is Energy Policy
Ivan Scrase, Tao Wang, Gordon MacKerron, Francis McGowan, Steve Sorrell
2. International Regimes for Energy: Finding the Right Level for…