The Sociology of the future

theory, cases, and annotated bibliography.

Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 464 Downloads: 193
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Subjects:

  • Sociology -- Methodology -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Social prediction -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Social change -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Wendell Bell and James A. Mau.
SeriesPublications of Russell Sage Foundation
ContributionsBell, Wendell, ed., Mau, James A., 1935- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM51 .S6635
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 464 p.
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5317918M
ISBN 100871541068
LC Control Number72158565

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