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Technology Choice
A Critique Of The Appropriate Technology Movement




ISBN 9780429308444
Published July 9, 2019 by Routledge
350 Pages

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Book Description

This book attempts to provide a theoretical framework for answering difficult questions evoked by the concept of technology choice primarily by conducting a review of the Appropriate Technology movement and its ideas and experiments.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Conceptual Groundwork -- Introduction: The Concept of Technology Choice -- Technological Semantics -- Appropriate Technology as a Social Movement -- The Appropriate Technology Movement -- Schumacher and Intermediate Technology: Foundations -- Schumacher and Intermediate Technology: Developments -- Appropriate Technology in the South -- Appropriate Technology in the North -- Emerging International Trends -- Prospects for Technology Choice -- Criticisms of Appropriate Technology -- An Integrated Framework -- A Review of Plausible Criticisms -- Facing the Future

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Kelvin W. Willoughby