The New Engineer: Management and Professional Responsibility in a Changing World

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Macmillan Education AU, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 347 pages
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Contents

The traditional engineer
3
The engineering profession
20
Engineering design and philosophy
41
Development of technology
63
Introduction
86
From sewage farms to sedimentation tanks
117
Controversy Sydneys beaches in crisis
145
Technology and regulation
171
The new engineer and social responsibility
193
The role of experts
227
Engineering ethics
252
Engineers at risk?
284
The new engineer
307
Bibliography
318
Index
338
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About the author (1998)

Sharon Beder is a professional engineer who researches and teaches environmental politics and is professor in the School of Social Sciences, Media and Communication at the University of Wollongong, Australia. She is an award-winning author of several successful books including Free Market Missionaries, Suiting Themselves, Global Spin, Power Play and Selling the Work Ethic.

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