"1980-2020: Evolution of a Network Nation"

Title"1980-2020: Evolution of a Network Nation"
Year for Search1980
AuthorsHarpham, Myra [Smillie](b. 1931)
Secondary TitlePictures of the Future
Pagination13-21
Date Published1980
PublisherMallinson Rendel
Place PublishedWellington, New Zealand
KeywordsFemale author, New Zealand author
Annotation

Eutopia of a future New Zealand based on a service economy focusing on information and tourism. Radical decentralization with people working from home or in cooperatives and running family companies. Small towns have revived. Greater equality. Manufacturing and polluting industries in general have been moved out of New Zealand to poor Pacific Island countries, thus improving New Zealand, but, while providing jobs in the poor countries, clearly damages their environments. The book is composed of five short future scenarios for New Zealand. 

Info Notes

The book is composed of five short future scenarios for New Zealand. 

Holding Institutions

ATL, VUW

Author Note

(b. 1931)

Full Text

1980 Harpham, Myra [Smillie] (b. 1931). “1980-2020: Evolution of a Network Nation.” In Pictures of the Future (Wellington, New Zealand: Mallinson Rendel, 1980), 13-21. ATL, VUW

Eutopia of a future New Zealand based on a service economy focusing on information and tourism. Radical decentralization with people working from home or in cooperatives and running family companies. Small towns have revived. Greater equality. Manufacturing and polluting industries in general have been moved out of New Zealand to poor Pacific Island countries, thus improving New Zealand, but, while providing jobs in the poor countries, clearly damages their environments. The book is composed of five short future scenarios for New Zealand. New Zealand female author.