Foresight: Volume 10 Issue 4


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

Table of contents - Special Issue: Is America the land of the future?

Guest Editors: Richard A. Slaughter

Opinion: Is America “the land of the future”?

Richard A. Slaughter

The purpose of this paper is to consider the view that America is “the land of the future”. It argues that, owing to its sponsorship of a model of development that is exploitive

Reason has no sell‐by date

Adam Gerber, Michel Godet

The purpose of this paper is to respond to Richard Slaughter's essay on “Is America the ‘land of the future’?”


American culture, corporate culture, and the transformation of business practice: the role of social foresight in a restorative economy

Dennis Morgan

The purpose of this paper is to clarify the role of American culture in social foresight as practiced by American futurists. It also seeks to describe how American culture has


Really different? The future of future studies1

Susantha Goonatilake

The purpose of this paper is to outline the contours of futures studies that override the ethnocentric epistemological limitations of present studies, which are

The United States as a land of the future1

Jacques Richardson, Berol Robinson

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how the USA can maintain a position of leadership in a world of growing competition and constraints.


Necklace or noose? Challenges to American hegemony

Stephen Burman

The purpose of this paper is to consider the most likely future for the American empire. It is a speculative essay that takes as its starting‐point Slaughter's argument that the

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