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Technology and change

Author: John G Burke; Marshall C Eakin; Courses by Newspaper (Project)
Publisher: San Francisco : Boyd & Fraser Pub. Co., ©1979.
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John G Burke; Marshall C Eakin; Courses by Newspaper (Project)
ISBN: 0878350829 9780878350827 0878350837 9780878350834
OCLC Number: 4882948
Notes: "A Courses by Newspaper reader."
Description: xvii, 500 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Technology on trial. Are we really in control? / Barry Commoner ; The technique of total control / Lewis Mumford ; The technological order / Jacques Ellul ; In praise of technology / Samuel C. Florman --
Technology's effects. The first technological revolution and its lessons / Peter F. Drucker ; The industrial revolution / T.S. Ashton ; Technology and culture in evolution / J. Bronowski ; Clocks and culture / Carlo M. Cipolla ; The all-seeing eye / Lewis Mumford ; What computers mean for man and society / Herbert A. Simon ; The systems approach / Simon Ramo ; The citadel of expertise / Theodore Roszak ; Bureaucracy / Victor C. Ferkiss ; Dynamo and virgin reconsidered / Lynn White, Jr. ; Scientific management and the assembly line / Robert H. Guest ; Worker Alienation / Gary Brynner and Dan Clark ; Automation / Marshall McLuhan --
Conditions of technological development. Nature and culture in Western thought / Clarence J. Glacken ; Technology and resource endowment / Nathan Rosenberg ; Mineral resources: challenge or threat? / Walter R. Hibbard, Jr. ; Environmental pollution in the Middle Ages / Jean Gimpel ; The new environmental attitude / René Dubos ; Do machines make history? / Robert L. Heilbroner ; Technology as environment / William F. Ogburn ; Technological change and social change / George H. Daniels ; Amish society / John A. Hostetler ; The migrations of human populations / Kingsley Davis ; The food-people problem / Neal F. Jensen ; India's need for advanced science and technology / S. Husain Zaheer ; Intermediate technology / Wilson Clark --
Sources of technological change. Technology and democracy, 1800-1860 / Hugo A. Meier ; Growth versus the quality of life / J. Alan Wagar ; Economic growth, technology, and society / Nathan Rosenberg ; The frugality phenomenon / Carter Henderson ; Little science, big science / Derek J. de Solla Price ; Applied science and technology / Peter F. Drucker ; How the transistor emerged / Charles Weiner ; Social problems of industrialized science / Jerome R. Ravetz ; The engineering profession / Sir William Fairbairn ; Engineering the household / Siegfried Giedion ; The "industrial revolution" in the home / Ruth Schwartz Cowan ; The role of the engineers / Thorstein Veblen ; Unsafe at any speed / Ralph Nader ; Public interest : first priority in engineering design? / Donald E. Marlowe ; Technology and warfare / Quincy Wright ; The command of the air / Giulio Douhet ; Letter to President Roosevelt / Albert Einstein ; Report on the "super" / General Advisory Committee to the Atomic Energy Commission ; Nuclear weapons development / Andrei D. Sakharov ; Strategic reconnaissance / Herbert F. York and G. Allen Greb ; The government and agricultural technology / Reynold M. Wik ; The government and industrial technology / Carroll W. Pursell, Jr. ; Bursting boilers and the federal power / John G. Burke ; Knowledge, power, and social purpose / Sanford A. Lakoff --
Retrospect and prospect. The act of invention / Lynn White, Jr. ; The invention of the riveting machine / Sir William Fairbairn ; Economic sources of inventive activity / Jacob Schmookler ; Nonverbal thought in technology / Eugene S. Ferguson ; The sources of invention / John Jewkes, David Sawers, and Richard Stillerman ; Freedom through socialism / Friedrich Engels ; The industrial way of life / Clarence E. Ayres ; Democracy at the grass roots / David E. Lilienthal ; The Garrison Dam disaster / Arthur E. Morgan ; Freedom and direction / James C. Wallace ; Technology and human nature / Kenneth Keniston ; The futility and dangers of technology assessment / Peter F. Drucker ; Technology as legislation / Langdon Winner ; The technological imperative versus public interests / Dorothy Nelkin ; Technology assessment in retrospect / Harvey Brooks.
Responsibility: edited by John G. Burke and Marshall C. Eakin.

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