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Sustainable technology: Beyond fix and fixation


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Davison, A 2004 , 'Sustainable technology: Beyond fix and fixation', in Rob White (ed.), Controversies in Environmental Sociology , Cambridge University Press, Cambridge & Melbourne, p. 132.

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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
Authors/Creators:Davison, A
Keywords: ecoefficiency, environmentalism, instrumentalism, technological determinism, sustainability,
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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