Journal of Futures Studies

Gender Futures

They are Wrong: The Work Does Not End an Essay

April 20th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Gender Futures, Political and Policy Foresight, Technology Futures | Comments Off on They are Wrong: The Work Does Not End an Essay

By Vuokko Jarva The ‘end of work’ discussion (e.g., Adam Schaff, 1985; Jeremy Rifkin, 1995) has been concentrated on the narrow ‘paid job’ concept of work. Even futures researchers too often take this narrow concept as self-evident, so they follow job forecasts meticulously. Keeping people disposable is, however, a core value of the monetized profit economy. Automation has gotten […]

Science Fiction and Bodies of the Future: Alternative Gender Realities in Hollywood Cinema

December 25th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Critical and Epistemological Foresight, Gender Futures | Comments Off on Science Fiction and Bodies of the Future: Alternative Gender Realities in Hollywood Cinema

by Rocío Carrasco  & Mercedes García Ordaz  & Francisco José Martínez López Abstract The science fiction genre has traditionally exemplified alternative forms of sexuality and/ or gender identities, providing with the ideal forum for any criticism on gender biased societies and behaviors. Taking into account that futures are always based on the present and the ways it is envisioned, we will […]

Exploring the Future of Infant Feeding: Scenarios About the Future of Parenting, Infant Nutrition and Consumer Habits in The United States of America

March 14th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Gender Futures, Scenario Work and Alternative Futures, Social and Community Development Foresight, Social Movements and Visions | Comments Off on Exploring the Future of Infant Feeding: Scenarios About the Future of Parenting, Infant Nutrition and Consumer Habits in The United States of America

by Alexandra Whittington Abstract Four scenarios of infant feeding offer strategic insights about American culture and social patterns by generating implications for the future of the family, nutrition, consumers and gender roles. The study involves careful examination of two critical uncertainties about the future of infant feeding: the outcome of cultural tensions among American mothers, known […]

Forward Theatre and Causal Layered Analysis

September 25th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Art and Design, Case Studies, Gender Futures, Media, Communications and Foresight, Narrative Foresight | Comments Off on Forward Theatre and Causal Layered Analysis

by Sabina Head ABSTRACT Storytelling may be useful for communicating futures content to newcomers. Performance is a richly illustrative story demonstration that engages the audience through a greater variety of the senses; it can show scenarios existing in a functioning world, if a temporary one. Causal layered analysis reveals a story’s depth of innovation, offering spaces […]

Why the Creation of a Better World is Premised on Achieving Gender Equity and on Celebrating Multiple Gender Diversities

June 25th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Gender Futures, Leadership and Foresight, Social and Community Development Foresight, Sociology and Social Change Perspectives | Comments Off on Why the Creation of a Better World is Premised on Achieving Gender Equity and on Celebrating Multiple Gender Diversities

by Ivana Milojević ABSTRACT This article investigates changes in global gender regimes over the last hundred years and proposes that these regimes will further change. Drawing on contemporary theoretical understandings of gender within gender studies the article extrapolates some current developments into the future. A number of scenarios for gender futures are discussed. The article concludes […]

America as Eve-ill Empire

August 18th, 2003  |  by  |  published in Gender Futures, Psychology, Consciousness and the Future | Comments Off on America as Eve-ill Empire

by Anthony Judge Abstract     View PDF

Integrating Futures Thinking into First Year Engineering : Learning for Sustainable Futures

December 18th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Education Futures, Futures Education, Gender Futures, Psychology, Consciousness and the Future, Sociology and Social Change Perspectives | Comments Off on Integrating Futures Thinking into First Year Engineering : Learning for Sustainable Futures

by Patricia Kelly Introduction   (continue…)   View PDF

Scenariodrama as a Gender-sensitive Tool for Learning from Futures

May 19th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Futures Studies Theories, Gender Futures, Scenario Work and Alternative Futures | Comments Off on Scenariodrama as a Gender-sensitive Tool for Learning from Futures

by Vuokko Jarva Introduction View PDF

BabyBoom Women@Work2020

February 19th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Gender Futures | Comments Off on BabyBoom Women@Work2020

by Monica Merkes Introduction   (continue…)   View PDF

Gender, Peace and Terrestrial Futures: Alternatives to Terrorism and War

February 19th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Gender Futures, Global Foresight, Peace Futures | Comments Off on Gender, Peace and Terrestrial Futures: Alternatives to Terrorism and War

by Ivana Milojevic Introduction   (continue…)   View PDF


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