Industrial Society

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Industrial Society

a UK organization (now called the Work Foundation) which aims to promote public awareness of industry and to encourage good practice amongst managers, especially in relation to EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT. It has strongly recommended the practice of TEAM BRIEFING.
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MARYLAND NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre is using a new interdisciplinary mathematical model called HANDY to explain the history of civilization collapse and compare the factors to today's advanced industrial societies.
UNEARTHED: THE ECONOMIC ROOTS OF OUR ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS considers the origins of the ecological crisis and how industrial societies need to re-consider the laws of ecology to make necessary changes key to our survival.
2 - The second generation of freedoms develope with with the progress of industrial societies.
The exhibition aims to promote the thought of sustainability in industrial societies and inspire industry and consumers to focus on good design and products made by recycling materials or with low waste output and low energy input.
Heinberg (New College of California's Campus for Sustainable Living) previously set forth the argument that the world's oil production is peaking and will henceforth go into decline in The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies.
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David Risstrom concludes that industrial societies may choose to respond to climate change by insulating its effects rather than responding to our role in creating it.
These complex issues are examined by Roger Hewitt in his account of multicultural politics in Britain and other Western industrial societies.
Wars Of Latin America, 1899-1941 is a scholarly survey of turbulent conflict in Latin America during an era when border quarrels and domestic insurrections marked the difficult transition of nations from agrarian to industrial societies.
Types of regime pertaining to the role of state in work-family arrangements and wage settings also help explain trends and developments in pay gap adjustment and career patterns between men and women in western industrial societies.
Volume 3 is devoted to the history of the human population in both agricultural and industrial societies, food supply, energy requirements, economics, communication, transportation and technology.
The Party's Over: Oil, War and Fate of Industrial Societies by Richard Heinberg.

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