Tradeoffs: Imperatives of Choice in a High-Tech World

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986 - Social Science - 238 pages
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Examines the social, economic, and ecological impacts of technology, discussing how decision-making should weigh future costs against current benefits and demanding that the consequences of these decisions be made public

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Wenk discusses the costs and benefits of technological progress, beginning with the invention of the steam engine. He examines the influence of the government in bringing about technological ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
TECHNOLOGY AND POLITICS
5
TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL SYSTEMS
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Copyright

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