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Energy for a technological society
Joseph R Priest
|Other titles||Energy for a technological society. Student study guide|
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|Pagination||141 p. :|
|Number of Pages||141|
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32 rows Energy, Society and Environmentis an introduction to energy and energy use, and. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Priest, Joseph R.
Energy for a technological society. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., . Updated, inviting and accessible — the definitive introduction to the study of society and technology. With an engaging and insightful presentation, Society and Technological Change examines both how technology has influenced our lives and how it is shaped by the societies that create it.
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book: technological injury. the effect of technological advances on environment, life, and society. Technology: the progressive's dream and the reactionary's nightmare. Advances in technology have been creating upheavals in society all the way back to the start of the Bronze age and further.
But things really shifted into high gear with the Industrial logy started industrializing the United States aroundchanging it from an agricultural economy into a.
Efficient energy conversion occupies a prime position in human activity. The energy vector is treated from the point of view of technological advancements. Instead of being confined to standard classifications, available energy sources and the exploitation of technological developments are compared.
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Now thoroughly updated in its second edition, Energy and the Environment: Scientific and Technological Principles addresses a central problem of urban-industrial society--the interconnectedness of energy usage and environmental degradation--by examining how the rapidly growing use of energy threatens the natural environment at local, regional, and global.
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About this book Edited by technopolitical philosopher Langdon Winner, it assembles an impressive collection of philosophers and political theorists to discuss one of the most important topics of the end of the twentieth century - the bearing of technology, in all its rarnifica tions, on the practice of democratic politics in the developed world.
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2. Winners and Losers: The Differential Effects of Technological Change Part Two The Process of Technological Change 3. The Sources of Technological Change 4. Scientific Knowledge and Technological Advance 5. The Diffusion of Technology Part Three How Technology Affects the Health of the Earth and Its Inhabitants 6.
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