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Politics and Technology

  • Authors
  • John Street
Textbook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. John Street
    Pages 1-13
  3. John Street
    Pages 14-45
  4. John Street
    Pages 46-69
  5. John Street
    Pages 70-91
  6. John Street
    Pages 92-114
  7. John Street
    Pages 115-137
  8. John Street
    Pages 138-156
  9. John Street
    Pages 157-176
  10. John Street
    Pages 177-197
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 198-212

About this book

Introduction

Overall, this is a well-written account and a useful guide to an important area of study. Alan Irwin, Senior Lecturer, Sociology, Brunel University Technology and politics are increasingly inextricably linked. This book explores the various aspects of this important relationship analysing the implications of their connections for political values and decisions and in particular the problems posed for democracy by technological development. In answering these questions, Politics and Technology discusses the nature of science, the ideas of the Green movement, the political implications of bio-technology and the communications revolution, and arguments about the impact of technical change on equality and freedom.

Keywords

democracy politics research science Technologie technology

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