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The Futures of Women

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Signed by the authors on the fly title page. Book and unclipped dust jacket in Fine condition. This book was published in 1996, i.e. 20 years ago, and looks forward to the 20 years to follow, i.e. to our present time. The flyleaf reads: 'The "official future" says that women are moving toward equality with men. If not in our lifetime, we say, then in our children's. Think again. If the rate of change during the last twenty years holds, it would be 2270 before women and men were equally likely to be top managers of major corporations. In The Futures of Women, Pamela McCorduck and Nancy Ramsey explore four dramatically different alternatives for the coming years. Using a powerful new way of understanding trends-scenario planning the authors paint these vivid landscapes: "Backlash," "A Golden Age of Equality," "Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back," and "Separate-and Doing Fine, Thanks." Each scenario has its own inner logic, firmly grounded in today's events, today's demographic and social trends, and in tomorrow's technological promises, but each one derives from a different combination of the political, social, and economic conditions that could prevail over the next twenty years.' The book can therefore now be judged on whether any of the potential scenarios described have come about as we have arrived at the predicted period of time.

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Added value:
Signed by the authors
Author(s):
McCorduck, Pamela & Ramsey, Nancy
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0201489783
ISBN-13:
9780201489781
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Pub. Co

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Signed by the authors on the fly title page. Book and unclipped dust jacket in Fine condition. This book was published in 1996, i.e. 20 years ago, and looks forward to the 20 years to follow, i.e. to our present time. The flyleaf reads: 'The "official future" says that women are moving toward equality with men. If not in our lifetime, we say, then in our children's. Think again. If the rate of change during the last twenty years holds, it would be 2270 before women and men were equally likely to be top managers of major corporations. In The Futures of Women, Pamela McCorduck and Nancy Ramsey explore four dramatically different alternatives for the coming years. Using a powerful new way of understanding trends-scenario planning the authors paint these vivid landscapes: "Backlash," "A Golden Age of Equality," "Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back," and "Separate-and Doing Fine, Thanks." Each scenario has its own inner logic, firmly grounded in today's events, today's demographic and social trends, and in tomorrow's technological promises, but each one derives from a different combination of the political, social, and economic conditions that could prevail over the next twenty years.' The book can therefore now be judged on whether any of the potential scenarios described have come about as we have arrived at the predicted period of time.

Added value:
Signed by the authors
Author(s):
McCorduck, Pamela & Ramsey, Nancy
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0201489783
ISBN-13:
9780201489781
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Pub. Co

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