Foreword by Hazel Henderson Preface Introduction Establishing the Context: Looking Beyond the Industrial Worldview Looking Back Looking Around Looking Forward Applying and Extending the Foresight Principle How Foresight is Already Understood and Used How a Changing Worldview Can Help Our Institutions Become More Far-Sighted Extending Foresight through Analysis, Imagination, and Social Imaging Why We Need Institutions of Foresight Cultural Recovery in the 21st Century Creating Positive Views of Futures With Young People Cultural Reconstruction in the 'Post-Modern' World--Aspects of Renewed Worldview Towards a Wise Culture Conclusion: The Promise of the 21st Century Annotated Bibliography Index
RICHARD A. SLAUGHTER is director of the Futures Study Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Until recently, he was Lecturer in Futures and Social Policy and convenor of the Foresight Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia. His previous works include Futures Tools and Techniques (1987) and Recovering the Future (1989). He is also the coauthor, with Hedley Beare, of Education in the 21st Century (1993).