Journal of Futures Studies

Participatory and Network Foresight

Future Peace: Breaking Cycles of Violence through Futures Thinking

March 25th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Participatory and Network Foresight, Peace Futures, Psychology, Consciousness and the Future, Social and Community Development Foresight, Sociology and Social Change Perspectives | Comments Off on Future Peace: Breaking Cycles of Violence through Futures Thinking

by Tessa Finlev ABSTRACT Why is it so hard to break out of cycles of violence? This paper focuses on the challenges associated with breaking out of cycles of violence and why futures thinking may provide a potential solution. Research suggests that people living in violence lack the ability to think about a peaceful future, or […]

Forward Theatre: An Introduction

December 5th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Art and Design, Futures Studies Methodologies, Narrative Foresight, Participatory and Network Foresight | Comments Off on Forward Theatre: An Introduction

by Sabina Head ABSTRACT Futurists build scenarios for clients and are concerned with effectively communicating them. Stories provide frameworks and aim to engage audiences with entertainment techniques that include more than rational thinking and analysis, by exploring alternative futures involving characters and events as individuals deal with issues brought about by a new situation. Stories work […]

Crowdsourcing the Future: The Foresight Process at Finpro

September 5th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Case Studies, Corporate and Managerial Foresight, Futures Studies Methodologies, Participatory and Network Foresight | Comments Off on Crowdsourcing the Future: The Foresight Process at Finpro

by Elina Hiltunen Introduction I am interested in the processes of how various companies and organisations develop and execute their foresight work. In my opinion, the process of foresight is at least as important, if not more, than the results foresight generates. In many companies, the mysterious curtain of secrecy can hide the process of how […]

The Mumbai World Social Forum: Alternative Futures from the Grassroots

May 9th, 2004  |  by  |  published in Global Foresight, Intuitive, Transpersonal and Visionary Foresight, Participatory and Network Foresight, Sociology and Social Change Perspectives | Comments Off on The Mumbai World Social Forum: Alternative Futures from the Grassroots

by Jose Maria Ramos Introduction I recall an Indian proverb saying that, as all rivers find the same ocean, so too do all paths reach the same source. Perhaps this is a fitting analogy for the World Social Forum (WSF), the fourth of which was recently held in Mumbai India from the 16th – 21st of […]

Researching Globalization: Re-thinking the Future of Collaborative Research

May 9th, 2004  |  by  |  published in Global Foresight, Participatory and Network Foresight | Comments Off on Researching Globalization: Re-thinking the Future of Collaborative Research

by Jorge Fernandes, Roberta Lamb, Shichao Li and James White Introduction In the late 1980s the National Science Foundation advanced a proposal to integrate researchers working in different disciplines around the United States in virtual laboratories. Inspired by the potential for physical networks like the Internet to support and foster collaboration, the emergence of these “collaboratories” […]

Futurewatch

November 18th, 2003  |  by  |  published in Book Reviews and Scans, Global Foresight, Leadership and Foresight, Media, Communications and Foresight, Participatory and Network Foresight, Political and Policy Foresight, Sociology and Social Change Perspectives | Comments Off on Futurewatch

by Jennifer Coote Introduction   (continue…)   View PDF

Market Wants, World Needs

February 18th, 2003  |  by  |  published in Education Futures, Futures Education, Futures Studies Theories, Global Foresight, Participatory and Network Foresight | Comments Off on Market Wants, World Needs

by Patricia Kelly Abstract   View PDF

Lessons from 25 Years of Futures Teaching

February 18th, 2003  |  by  |  published in Education Futures, Foresight Field Building, Futures Education, Intuitive, Transpersonal and Visionary Foresight, Leadership and Foresight, Participatory and Network Foresight | Comments Off on Lessons from 25 Years of Futures Teaching

by Graham H. May Abstract     View PDF

A Gathering of Futurists

August 18th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Action Research and Organizational Learning, Global Foresight, Leadership and Foresight, Participatory and Network Foresight | Comments Off on A Gathering of Futurists

by Richard A.K. Lum Introduction   (continue…)   View PDF

Action Research as Foresight Methodology

August 18th, 2002  |  by  |  published in Action Research and Organizational Learning, Education Futures, Foresight Field Building, Futures Studies Methodologies, Futures Studies Theories, Participatory and Network Foresight | Comments Off on Action Research as Foresight Methodology

by Jose M. Ramos Introduction   (continue…) View PDF


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