Foresight: Volume 9 Issue 3


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Ten insolvable dilemmas of participation and why foresight has to deal with them

Ruud van der Helm

Arguably the most distinguishing characteristic of the current rise of foresight for dealing with the long term is the explicit mention and involvement of actors and actor


Combining ICT and cognitive science: opportunities and risks

N. Malanowski, R. Compañó

Many experts consider that the technological convergence of previously separated sciences like nanotechnology, biotechnology, information and communication technologies


Beyond formalization: rethinking the future of work

Colin Williams, John Round

A long‐standing meta‐narrative regarding the future of work is that, over history, economic activity has shifted from the informal into the formal economy and that the


Research agenda for SMEs in electronic platforms for the European food industry

G.C. Holt, M. Henchion, C. Reynolds, B. Baviera, J. Calabrese, L. Contini, C. Cowan, T. Dowgielwicz, C. Luscher, A. Maraglino, R. Prugger, R. Tononi

This paper sets out to provide a consensus position on the potential for the inclusion of small businesses in electronic platforms in the food industry.


Which future for libraries?

Sohail Inayatullah

Innovation in information and communication technologies, combined with change in social and cultural attitudes, is raising questions about the future for libraries and

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