Category : Methods to Shape the Future
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2014
Living on the Real World: How Thinking and Acting like Meteorologists Will Help Save the Planet.  William H. Hooke (director of policy, AMS).  American Meteorological Society (dist. by U of Chicago Press), Jan 2014 / 280p / $30.00 pb.
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The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine.  Nathaniel Comfort.  New Haven, CT: Yale U Press, Jan 2014 / 336p / $22.50 pb.
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Disaster Management: International Lessons in Risk Reduction, Response and Recovery.  Edited by Alejandro López-Carresi (CEDEM Centre of Emergency Management Training, Spain), Maureen Fordham (U of Northumbria, UK), Ben Wisner (Oberlin College, USA), Ilan Kelman and J.C. Gallard.  NY: Earthscan/Routledge, Jan 2014 / 352p / $79.95 pb (also as e-book).
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2013
Rating is onePublic Policy in an Uncertain World: Analysis and Decisions.  Charles F. Manski (Prof of Economics, Northwestern U).  Cambridge MA: Harvard U Press, Feb 2013 / 162p / $39.95.
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Crowdsourcing (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series).  Daren C. Brabham (Asst Prof of Journalism and Mass Communication, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill).  Cambridge MA: MIT Press, May 2013 / 176p / $11.95 pb.
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Genius Unmasked.  Roberta Ness (Dean, U of Texas School of Public Health and Vice President for Innovation, U of Texas-Houston).  NY: Oxford U Press, June 2013 / 240p / $29.95.
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Future Bright: A Transforming Vision of Human Intelligence.  Michael E. Martinez (deceased, 2012; former Prof of Education, U of California, Irvine).  NY: Oxford U Press, July 2013 / 320p / $34.00.
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The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False Hope.  Roger Scruton (Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, and Visiting Prof of Philosophy, Oxford U).  NY: Oxford U Press, March 2013 / 240p / $17.95 pb.
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Paradigm-breaking books.Rating is oneEcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want.  Frances Moore Lappe (cofounder, Food First: The Institute for Food and Development Policy, the Small Planet Institute, the Small Planet Fund; contributor, Huffington Post and Alternet).  NY: Nation Books (dist by Perseus Books), April 2013 / 304p / $16.99 pb.
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Interthinking: How We Create Together .  Karen Littleton (The Open U, UK) and Neil Mercer (U of Cambridge, UK).  NY: Routledge, July 2013 / 216p / $35.00 pb (also as e-book).
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