CLA 2.0 in Farsi (2017)

    با سلام و احترام       مبانی نظری و مورد کاوی های مختلف و متنوع      اثر برجسته پرفسور سهیل عنایت الله و ایوانا میلیویچ     تحلیل لایه ای علت ها. نسخه 2.0     روش پرکاربرد و معروف آینده پژوهی انتگرال      تحلیل لایه ای علت ها یکی […]

Featured Book: CLA 2.0 (2015)

CLA 2.0: Transformative Research in Theory and Practice Edited by Sohail Inayatullah and Ivana Milojević, Tamkang University Press, Tamsui, Taiwan, 2015 CLA 2.0 consolidates the latest in scholarly research on layered approaches to transformative change by thinkers and activists from around the world. The authors use CLA to investigate topics such as: The Global Financial […]

Causal Layered Analysis (CLA) Defined (2014)

Sohail Inayatullah A version of this appeared in The Futurist (January-February, 2014), 26.   RESEARCH THEORY AND METHOD Causal layered analysis (CLA) is offered as a new research theory and method. As a theory it seeks to integrate empiricist, interpretive, critical, and action learning modes of knowing at inner and outer levels. As a method, […]

Alternative Futures of War (2005)

By Sohail Inayatullah “War is the darkest spot on humanity’s history.” P.R. Sarkar* Asking if war has a future may appear ludicrous, given that the 20th century was one of the bloodiest ever, and that scores of low grade wars are currently maiming and killing countless thousands. You may wonder why even ask? Haven’t we […]

Causal Layered Analysis (1998)

Poststructuralism as method Sohail Inayatullah[1] Causal layered analysis is offered as a new futures research method. It utility is not in predicting the future but in creating transformative spaces for the creation of alternative futures. Causal layered analysis consists of four levels: the litany, social causes, discourse/worldview and myth/metaphor.  The challenge is to conduct research […]

Pedagogy, Culture and Futures Studies (1998)

By Sohail Inayatullah Queensland University of Technology Through case studies of futures workshops and courses, the importance of decolonising the future and creating authentic alternative futures is highlighted.  Futures studies, it is argued, is about understanding the human condition, what it has become, and how we can participate in changing it.  An ideal futures studies […]

Alternative Futures of Korea: Beyond the Litany (1996)

By Sohail Inayatullah[1] Final days but hedge your bets In Papua New Guinea, farmers are refusing to plant numerous crops, convinced that the world will end in two years. In the year 2000, when the world will not end, not only will they face humiliation, they will face starvation. Lee Jan-Rim, 44, leader of Mission […]