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|Statement||edited with an introduction by S. B. Saul.|
|Series||Debates in economic history|
|LC Classifications||HC79.T4 S3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 198 p.|
|Number of Pages||198|
|LC Control Number||77547676|
Society and Technological Change provides a comprehensive introduction to the interactions of society and technology. The new fifth edition includes coverage of such timely topics as cloning, stem-cell research, genetically modified foods, terrorism, intellectual property, and the global impact of the internet.4/5(2). Technological change affects the relative price of cultural consumption, but also the relative price of cultural substitutes and complements. It offers new cultural consumption possibilities and shapes new cultural preferences. Technological change and the dynamics of cultural consumption are perhaps therefore best understood as co-evolving. In this book, Volti offers an ambitiously-broad survey of many of the sociological issues related to technological advance. However, its breadth of scope requires significant tradeoffs in depth of analysis that make it often interesting to read, but seldom very informative/5(25). Beginning with a survey of various types of defense technologies, this book argues that the overall thrust of contemporary military innovation is probably not of a revolutionary magnitude. Some.
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