Journal of Futures Studies

The Future of Marriage

The Future of Marriage

The Future of Marriage is a conceptualization of American marriage in the year 2036 from a U.S. West-coast perspective. The project was developed over the course of five months in ...

CALL FOR PAPERS: AFRICA FUTURES SPECIAL ISSUE

CALL FOR PAPERS: AFRICA FUTURES SPECIAL ISSUE

This special issue on the futures of Africa seeks to provide critical thinking about the futures of Africa that can support a range of new development strategies. It aims to explor...

Vol.21 No.4 June 2017

Vol.21 No.4 June 2017

Articles Taiwan Trap: New Stories Needed, Rethinking Taiwan and China Futures Jeanne Hoffman (page 1-18) Abstract | View PDF The Future is Ours. How Dutch People Think About Tech...

Virtual Symposium on Reimagining Politics After the Election of Trump

Virtual Symposium on Reimagining Politics After the Election of Trump

Welcome to the JFS Virtual Symposium landing page. Here you’ll find basic information on the virtual symposium. This symposium was born in an effort to draw upon the strength...

Technology Futures


Using Scenario-based Business Modelling to Explore the 5G Telecommunication Market 
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Abstract Innovative technologies often alter established value chains and make traditional strategic planning methods inadequate. In this paper, we present the use of scenario-base...

Critical and Epistemological Foresight


#HackFutures: Futurist as Hacker
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Abstract We live in strange times. We all know it. Some of us celebrate and play with the sense of vertigo being experienced whilst others tremble and attempt to limit the turbulen...


Special Issues and Symposia


Scenario Work and Alternative Futures

Year 2025: Two Scenarios for the Indian IT Industry

Abstract The Indian IT industry has been an important pillar of the Indian economy for the last 2 decades. The IT sector has provided employment opportunities to millions, provided...

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Case Studies

Co-Futuring Narratives for Toowoomba – A Regional Australian Community

Abstract The futures of regional communities are a matter of worldwide concern. In Australia, given the rapidly changing nature of rural and regional communities, a futuring progra...

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Political and Policy Foresight

Identifying and Prioritizing Policy Tools to Support New Technology-Based Firms’ Cooperation with Public Industries in Iran, a Futures Studies Approach

Abstract This paper tries to investigate the policy tools supporting New Technology-Based Firms (NTBFs). Given this aim, after reviewing background research regarding policy tools ...

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Ethics, Futures and the Commons

The Rise of Commons Based Economic Governance

Abstract This article looks at the rise of commons based economic governance. The last several hundred years has seen the rise and eventual triumph of capitalism, founded on positi...

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Book Reviews and Scans

A Review of Sohail Inayatullah’s “Prout in Power: Policy Solutions that Reframe Our Futures”

Introduction The purpose of futures studies is to make the world a better place and improve the welfare of all living beings. Alternative futures, ethics, and increasing democratic...

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Journal of Futures Studies

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ISSN 1027-6084