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Thinking in Trends

Devon Powers

in On Trend: The Business of Forecasting the Future

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042874
eISBN:
9780252051739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042874.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 2 tells the story of how the trend forecasting business arose in the United States. The commercial trend business grew in the wake of popular frenzy about “future shock,” a term made famous ... More


Triumph

Gary Gerstle

in The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order: America and the World in the Free Market Era

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197519646
eISBN:
9780197628751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197519646.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The collapse of the Soviet Union in December 1991 eliminated the Cold War imperatives that had maintained America’s fragile class compromise and narrowed the ideological space for political dissent. ... More


Introduction

Peter J. Schmelz

in Sonic Overload: Alfred Schnittke, Valentin Silvestrov, and Polystylism in the Late USSR

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197541258
eISBN:
9780197541289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197541258.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Introduction to Sonic Overload explains the motivations for the book and sets in play its general themes. Taking stock of the contemporary overabundance of information, the introduction asks how ... More


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