Encuentra Future Shock de Alvin Toffler (ISBN: ) en Amazon. Envíos Consigue un Kindle aquí o descarga una aplicación de lectura Kindle. Future Shock has ratings and reviews. Ted said: This book is still in print!To me, that’s pretty amazing. It seems that many readers would ra. Buy Shock del Futuro, El by Alvin Toffler (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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The book discusses so many different things but the essence of the book is around how we need to manage the change around is rather than letting it happen willy-nilly.

Toffler ends his book with a call to action. It is basically about change, and he analyzes it in almost every aspect. What about the absolute irritation of having to ‘use and throw’ most of our products once they outlive their usefulness. Share your thoughts with other customers. We’ll be turning into cyborgs! And this is the ultimate difference, the distinction that separates the truly contemporary man from all other. Jun 28, Jeffrey rated it really liked it Shelves: Upon this flimsy structure he tries to argue for the destruction and recreation of literally every social institution from families to religion, education, and government.

It’s totally unacceptable for a “library” edition. Jun 19, Maria rated it really liked it. He states at the beginning that his theory descxrgar have to be right but useful. To ask other readers questions about Future Shockplease sign up.

The text is dated, speaking of women more frequently as housewives and secretaries, but the message still resonates 40 years later. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Also, Toffler fills each chapter with paragraph after paragraph of case study and academic quotation. He revolves his discussion of change aroun Alvin Toffler has put a huge amount of work in this book. I ended up giving this three stars shkck while it was a great read that held my interest, it did not live up my expectations, namely that it would lead to blindsiding revelation about the world.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Amazon Business Service for business customers. Toffler argues that bureaucracy is toffller being replaced with ad-hocracy, standardization with customization, the individual is loosing his attachment to his organization work place and replacing it with an attachment to his profession.

Children were raised as cattles since the goal of kids were simply for survival and cheap labor was always good futiro teenagers consumned little and could easily work much without all the hassle of union rights and demands. To be very honest, I couldn’t de, read through this book, After the first few chapters, I just skimmed through the pages looking for anything interesting, but found none. Norris Fanning It is about the agency of change, not predictions.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Some things he didn’t emphasize much, like the environment and women’s rights. In each of them, he looked at the world and said, “This is where we’re going, and here’s why.

The author’s abuse of the argument from authority doesn’t make the points strong, and some times it is just a plain unqualified authority fallacy.

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Refresh dl try again. Jul 15, Jim rated it it was amazing Shelves: Respect the earth and its inhabitants while you’re here. Published by Bantam Books first published It’s amazing how much this book still pertains today. To those of us alive and paying attention then, it’s not news.


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It is no longer resources that limit decisions, it is the decision that makes the resources. This author, has given some clinical and effective methods that we can tailor to our own personal situation.

I admit that I only think I ever read the book. Now, even the way we read books is futuo with things like the ipad and the kindle. If I still had the book, I might be tempted to see what these old views of our “now” could have been that seem so This book does offer some insights into the nature of change and the possible effects and outcomes, it suffers from a lack of data and breath of understand.

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But I don’t have it, got rid of it to make shelf space. By the yearhalf the population will live in underwater communities! This was written in Of all the books that I have read in the last 20 years, it is by far the one that has taught me the most. Alvin Toffler has put a huge amount of work in this book.