Six pillars: futures thinking for transforming

@article{Inayatullah2008SixPF,
  title={Six pillars: futures thinking for transforming},
  author={Sohail Inayatullah},
  journal={Foresight},
  year={2008},
  volume={10},
  pages={4-21}
}
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