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Sustainable technology: Beyond fix and fixation

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Davison, A (2004) Sustainable technology: Beyond fix and fixation. In: Controversies in Environmental Sociology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge & Melbourne, p. 132. ISBN 0 521 60102 9

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Abstract

This chapter introduces social theory of technology. After outlining the limitations of the two most common explanations of technology - technology as tools or tyrants - the chapter explores the benefits of analysing technology as social practice.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: ecoefficiency, environmentalism, instrumentalism, technological determinism, sustainability,
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Page Range: p. 132
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2007 22:32
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:22
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