Impact of technology on society: a documentation of current research
Bettina Schmeikal-Frei, Bettina Schmeikal, H. P. Hogeweg-de Haart, Werner Richter, European Cooperation in Social Science Information and Documentation (Organization), European Coordination Centre for Research and Documentation in Social Sciences
Pergamon Press, 1983 - Reference - 259 pages
This book consists of an inventory of research projects on the impact of technology on society. Research in this field is of growing importance as the flood of technological innovation continues. This survey indicates considerable activity in the areas of microelectronics and information technology, but with a need for more consistency and balance. By building together detailed information on current research, the volume not only increases awareness of what has been done, but also indicates areas needing further research.
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1982 Commissioned research ABSTRACT Academy of Sciences Arbeit automation C0NTACT Department DISCIPLINE AND SUBFIELD DISCIPLINE Economics DISCIPLINE Sociology Document analysis Dresden effects electronic energy Expert interview Federal Republic Forschung und Technologie Freie Universitšt Berlin GE0GR.AREA German Democratic Republic German DURATI0N German Jan Gosta Green Group discussion Hrsg Information Technology innovation Institut fur INSTITUTI0N Institution project FUNDS Institution project Internal Internal sources External Internal sources N0 Internal sources PUBLICATI0NS Karlsruhe Kassel labour LANGUAGE Management microelectronics Non-participant observation nuclear organizational Participant observation Personal interview Philosophy Political Sciences PR0CEDURE problems production project Internal sources Psychology Qualitative content analysis Quantitative Questionnaire Republic of Germany research External sources research project Researcher's project Revolution scientific scientific-technological progress Secondary data analysis Social Sciences socialist society Sociology Industrial Sociology Sociology Sociology Staudt Subfaculty technical Technische Technische Universitšt Dresden Tel.No tion trade unions TYPE 0F RESEARCH Universitšt UNPUBLISHED PAPERS Viewdata Werner Wissenschaft