The Resource Dark age ahead, Jane Jacobs

Dark age ahead, Jane Jacobs

Label
Dark age ahead
Title
Dark age ahead
Statement of responsibility
Jane Jacobs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Jacobs identifies five central pillars of our society that show serious signs of decay : community and family; higher education; science and technology; governmental representation; and self-regulation of the learned professions."--BOOK JACKET
Summary
Takes a close-up look at the patterns of dark ages throughout human history and applies these patterns to five key institutions of contemporary North American civilization to reveal why weaknesses in these institutions warn of a coming dark age
Award
Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing (Canada), 2004.
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263353
Cataloging source
DLC
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1916-2006
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Jacobs, Jane
Dewey number
901
Index
index present
LC call number
CB19
LC item number
.J33 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Social evolution
  • Culture
  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Civilization
Target audience
adult
Label
Dark age ahead, Jane Jacobs
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
1. The hazard -- 2. Families rigged to fail -- 3. Credentialing versus educating -- 4. Science abandoned -- 5. Dumbed-down taxes -- 6. Self-policing subverted -- 7. Unwinding vicious spirals -- 8. Dark age patterns
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
241 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781400062324
Lccn
2003066680
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781400062324
Label
Dark age ahead, Jane Jacobs
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
1. The hazard -- 2. Families rigged to fail -- 3. Credentialing versus educating -- 4. Science abandoned -- 5. Dumbed-down taxes -- 6. Self-policing subverted -- 7. Unwinding vicious spirals -- 8. Dark age patterns
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
241 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781400062324
Lccn
2003066680
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781400062324

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