Author: Alvin Toffler
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A study of power in the 1990s and beyond traces the shifting global power structures and describes how the very definition of power has changed in modern times

The Road To Freedom And The Demise Of Nation States

Author: Author Peter B. Bos
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annual exponential growth rates of wealth and knowledge power shown
correspond to the inferred growth rates of the technological and the social
sciences, respectively, shown in Part II. 125 The formulation for coercive power
level is: 126 Alvin Toffler, Powershift, Knowledge, Wealth, and Violence at the
Edge of the 21st Century (Bantam, 1990). 127 Friedrich Hayek, Individualism and
Economic Order (Chicago, 1972), 222. 128 By definition, the number of possible
arrangements of ...

Collection Development

Author: Maureen Pastine
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... Jr., and Ronald H. Epp (Chicago: American Library Association, 1991), 46. 6.
Alvin Toffler, Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth, and Violence at the Edge of the
21st Century (New York: Bantam, 1990), 173. 7. Boissonnas, 23. 8. Magrill, 56. 9.
Charles Dickens, David Copperfield (Geneva: Editio-Service S.A., n.d.), 209. 10.
Charles R. McClure, William E. Moen, and Joe Ryan, Libraries and the Internet/
NREN: Perspectives, Issues, and Challenges (Westport: Mecklermedia, 1994),
143. 11.

Fast Forward

Author: Scott B. MacDonald
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As Toffler noted in Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth, and Violence at the Edge of
the 21st Century: “The bar code on the pack of Marlboros, the computer in the
Federal Express truck, the scanner at the Safeway checkout counter, the bank's
automatic teller, the spread of extra-intelligent data networks across the planet,
remotely operated robots, the informa-tionalization of capital, all are preliminary
steps in the formation of a 21stcentury economy that will operate at nearly real-
time ...

Knowledge Based Marketing

Author: Ian Chaston
Publisher: SAGE
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memory for TV commercials, in L. Percy and A.G. Woodside, eds, Advertising and
Consumer Psychology, Lexington Books, Lexington, Mass. Thurm, S. (1998),
Leading the PC pack, Wall StreetJournal, 7 December, pp. 4. Toffler, A. (1990),
Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth and Violence at the Edge of the 21st Century,
Bantam Books ...

Infinite Wealth

Author: Barry Carter
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of America's #1 Customer Service Company. New York: John Wiley and Sons,
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Knowledge, Wealth and Violence at the Edge of the 21st Century. New York:
Bantam, 1990.

Power In The 21st Century

Author: Enrico Fels
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... considerably impacts international politics and power configurations.8 What
characterizes recent wars is “a disruption or loss of the state monopoly of
violence” (Wulf 2004: 2). Apart from changing the setting and the nature of
conflicts, the emergence of a parallel virtual space entails a new positioning of
state power. In the contemporary world, various forms. 8 Back in 1990, in his
book entitled Powershift: knowledge, wealth and violence at the edge of the 21st
century, Toffler asserted ...

Technology Pessimism And Postmodernism

Author: Yaron Ezrahi
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By 1990, with Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth, and Violence at the Edge of the
21st Century, Toffler has become even less optimistic. The ongoing, generally
positive powershift throughout the world toward knowledge economies,
decentralized governments, and participatory democracies is increasingly
threatened by the possible rise of one or more racist, tribal (read nationalist),
ecofascist, or fundamentalist states all too ready to suppress human rights,
freedom of religion, and, not at ...

Tackling Tomorrow Today

Author: Arthur B. Shostak
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Toffler believes that the problem may become increasingly severe in the years to
come. A final chapter, “The Strategy of Social Futurism,” proposes a number of
ways in which society can learn to cope with future shock. The author outlines his
ideas about how to make democracy more anticipatory in its character. ———.
Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth, and Violence at the Edge of the 21st Century.
New York: Bantam, 1990. Powershift is the third and final volume of a trilogy that
began ...

Proceedings Of The Eleventh International Conference On Management Science And Engineering Management

Author: Jiuping Xu
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319592807
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