Epilogue: social sciences and social futures
I have suggested, as strongly as I can, that people will make their own future. The question arises whether the new ‘experts’, the social scientists, will be advising and shaping this future. I think not. The concept of a ‘social engineer’ is, however, gaining such potency (usually as an agent of maladaptive strategies) that an explicit redefinition seems in order.
KeywordsSocial Scientist Professional Ethic Maladaptive Strategy Task Content Mutual Engagement
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