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Science, Technology and Society

Science, Technology and Society - 98 edition

Science, Technology and Society - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780521587358

ISBN10: 0521587352

Science, Technology and Society by Martin Bridgstock, David Burch, John Forge, John Laurent and Ian Lowe - ISBN 9780521587358
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 1998
International: No
Science, Technology and Society by Martin Bridgstock, David Burch, John Forge, John Laurent and Ian Lowe - ISBN 9780521587358

ISBN13: 9780521587358

ISBN10: 0521587352

Summary

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the human, social and economic aspects of science and technology. It examines a broad range of issues from a variety of perspectives, using examples and experiences from around the world. The authors present complex issues, including the responsibilities of scientists, ethical dilemmas and controversies, the Industrial Revolution, economic issues, public policy, and science and technology in developing countries. The book ends with a thoughtful and provocative look toward the future. It features extensive guides to further reading, as well as a useful section on information searching skills. This book will provoke, engage, inform and stimulate thoughtful discussion about culture, society and science. Broad and interdisciplinary, it will be of considerable value to both students and teachers.

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