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ERIC Number: EJ855201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 55
ISSN: ISSN-0270-4676
The Nature of the Beast and the Beast in Nature: Broadening the Perspective of Technology
Ruth, Matthias
Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, v29 n5 p374-382 2009
This article traces conceptualizations of technology from narrow definitions to a broader understanding that encompasses the larger social and environmental context within which technology operates. In doing so, the associated social and environmental drivers and impacts of technology are identified and conclusions are drawn for the roles of technology and technology change in achieving sustainability. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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