Avoiding 1984: Moving Toward Interdependence

TitleAvoiding 1984: Moving Toward Interdependence
Year for Search1982
AuthorsTheobald, Robert(1929-99)
Date Published1982
PublisherSwallow Press--Ohio University Press
Place PublishedAthens, OH
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The book includes a number of scenarios of the future with the emphasis on the positive. The book begins with brief life histories of five people with one of them Teg from 1969 Theobald. It then presents five scenarios from different perspectives set in 2000. The future is politically and economically troubled but moving in the right direction, but the emphasis of the book is on ecology and improvements in interpersonal relations and life patterns, with an emphasis of variety and significant changes in lifestyle throughout life. See also 1968 Theobald and 1969 Theobald and Scott. In addition, Theobald published many other books outlining his proposals. See, in particular, his Free Men and Free Markets. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1963; Beyond Despair: Directions for America’s Third Century. Washington, DC: The New Republic Book Co., 1976; rev. as Beyond Despair: A Policy Guide to the Communications Era. Cabin John, MD: Seven Locks Press, 1981; An Alternative Future for America’s Third Century. Chicago, IL: Swallow Press, 1976; and Reworking Success: New Communities at the Millennium. Gabriola Island, BC, Canada: New Society Publishers, 1997.

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1982 Theobald, Robert (1929-1999). Avoiding 1984: Moving Toward Interdependence. Athens, OH: Swallow Press–Ohio University Press. PSt

The book includes a number of scenarios of the future with the emphasis on the positive and begins with brief life histories of five people with one of them Teg from 1969 Theobald. It then presents five scenarios from different perspectives set in 2000. The future is politically and economically troubled but moving in the right direction, but the emphasis of the book is on ecology and improvements in interpersonal relations and life patterns, with an emphasis of variety and significant changes in lifestyle throughout life. See also 1968 Theobald and 1969 Theobald and Scott. In addition, Theobald published many other books outlining his proposals. See, in particular, his Free Men and Free Markets. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1963; Beyond Despair: Directions for America’s Third Century. Washington, DC: The New Republic Book Co., 1976; rev. as Beyond Despair: A Policy Guide to the Communications Era. Cabin John, MD: Seven Locks Press, 1981; An Alternative Future for America’s Third Century. Chicago, IL: Swallow Press, 1976; and Reworking Success: New Communities at the Millennium. Gabriola Island, BC, Canada: New Society Publishers, 1997.