Futures Studies

Why Future StudiesMasini, Eleanora. Why Futures Studies. London: Grey Seal Books, 1993.
A timeless introduction to futures studies by a pioneer in the field. Masini is more concerned with cultural and humanistic aspect, rather than technocratic examination, of alternative futures.
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Future of Muslim CivilizationSardar, Ziauddin. The Future of Muslim Civilization. London: Mansell Publishing, 1987.
Published in 1979, and subsequently republished in different editions and translated into numerous languages, this is first systematic exploration of futures of Muslim societies. Regarded as a classic in the field, it presents a vision of a dynamic, thriving and pluralistic future civilisation of Islam. 
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The Shape of Ideas to ComeSardar, Ziauddin. Islamic Futures: The Shape of Ideas to Come. London: Mansell Publishing, 1985.
A pioneering and highly critical exploration of dominant ideas, such as ‘Islamic state’, ‘Islamic economics’ and ‘Islamic science’, Islamic Futures argues that Muslims can shape desirable futures by rethinking pious orthodoxy.
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Rescuing All Our Futures: The Future of Futures StudiesSardar, Ziauddin, Ed. Rescuing All Our Futures: The Future of Futures Studies (Part 1 & Part 2). London: Praeger, 1993.
A definitive study of how futures studies colonise the future and what we can do to open up the future to alternative and pluralistic possibilities. Distinguished contributors, including Ashis Nandy, Eleanora Masini, Sohail Inayatallah, Graham May, Richard Slaughter, Jerry Ravez and Merryl Wyn Davies, suggest how to bring diversity and plurality to the heart of futures studies and usher it towards new decolonising directions.
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All That MattersSardar, Ziauddin. Future: All That Matters. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2013.
A concise and up-to-date introduction which provides a short history and focuses on futures method.
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I think therefore I am
I progress therefore I am
I shop therefore I am
I share therefore I am
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I am tradition and culture
I am science and technology
I am what I buy
I am online
Simple, Closed
Complicated, Closed
Complex, Open
Open, Interconnected, Chaotic
Conquest, Supremacy, Progress
Progress, Efficiency, Modernization
Relativism, Plurality, Individuality
Complexity, Chaos, Contradictions
Spanish Flu (1918-1920)
HIV/AIDS
Zika Virus, MERS, SARS
COVID-19
Monogamy
Serial Monogamy
Serial, Multiple Monogamy
Hetero, Homo, Trans, Serial, Plural
Feral, To be Tamed, and Exploited
Under Control, but Limits to Growth
Social Construction of Nature
Mass extinction, Climate Change
Pursuit of Reasoned Inquiry
Scientific Progress and Development
Socially Constructed and Relative
Complex, Uncertainties, Ignorances
Science makes work easier
Ideologically driven for "progress"
Biotechnology & Genome Sequencing
AI, Human-Machine Synthesis
Male, Female
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Male, Female, LGBTQ+
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