People's Reactions to Technology: In Factories, Offices, and Aerospace

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Stuart Oskamp, Shirlynn Spacapan
SAGE Publications, Jul 1, 1990 - Psychology - 296 pages
How does the pace and pervasiveness of new technology impact on the individual? To answer this question, this volume focuses on the computerization of offices, the use of robots in factories and advanced technology in the aerospace industry. Fascinating perspectives on how technology infiltrates everyday life are provided, together with stimulating reports on the latest research in this rapidly changing and diverse field.

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Preface
7
Computer Use Control Over Computers and
121
Form
145
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Stuart Oskamp (Ph.D., Stanford University) has focused his research interests in the areas of attitudes and attitude change, applied social psychology, behavioral aspects of energy and resource conservation, and social issues and public policy. His books include Attitudes and Opinions and Applied Social Psychology. He has been elected a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) Council of Representatives and President of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) and of the APA Division of Population and Environmental Psychology. He has also served as editor of the Journal of Social Issues and of the Applied Social Psychology Annual. Since 1984 he has organized the Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology and co-edited the resulting annual volume published for many years by Sage Publications and now published by Erlbaum.

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