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Rethinking society for the 21st century : report of the International Panel on Social Progress /Material type: BookPublisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018Description: volumes : maps ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumesISBN: 9781108399593 (Set of 3 hardback volumes); 9781108423120 (vol. 1 : hardback : alk. paper); 9781108423137 (vol. 2 : hardback : alk. paper); 9781108423144 (vol. 3 : hardback : alk. paper); 9781108399579 (Set of 3 paperback volumes); 9781108436328 (vol. 1 : paperback : alk. paper); 9781108436335 (vol. 2 : paperback : alk. paper); 9781108436342 (vol. 3 : paperback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Social change | Economics -- Sociological aspects | Progress | Political science | Civilization -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 306 RET
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Volume 1. Socio-economic transformations -- Volume 2. Political regulation, governance and societal transformations -- Volume 3. Transformations in values, norms, cultures.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction to Volume 1; 1. Social trends and new geographies; 2. Social progress: a compass; 3. Economic inequality and social progress; 4. Economic growth, human development and welfare; 5. Cities and social progress; 6. Markets, finance, and corporations: does capitalism have a future?; 7. The future of work - good jobs for all; 8. Social justice, well-being, and economic organization; Authors; Index.
This is the first of three volumes containing a report from the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP). The IPSP is an independent association of top research scholars with the goal of assessing methods for improving the main institutions of modern societies. Written in accessible language by scholars across the social sciences and humanities, these volumes assess the achievements of world societies in past centuries, the current trends, the dangers that we are now facing, and the possible futures in the twenty-first century. It covers the main socio-economic, political, and cultural dimensions of social progress, global as well as regional issues, and the diversity of challenges and their interplay around the world. This particular volume covers topics such as economic inequality and growth, finance and corporations, labor, capitalism, and social justice.