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Framing technology : society, choice, and change / edited by Lelia Green and Roger Guinery. (1994)

Authors: Green, Lelia, 1956-, Guinery, Roger.
Publisher:St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 83 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 83 copies of this specific edition.
Frontyard Notes:BFs Studio
Subjects:
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xxxvii, 214 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Summary:
  • Uses an interdisciplinary approach to explore some of the key issues in technology today, including virtual reality, gender health, the environment, regulation, the information society, surveillance and globalisation.
Contents:
  • Introduction /​ Lelia Green
  • Pt. I. Framing the Individual. 1. Technological a/​genders: technology, culture and class /​ Judy Wajcman. 2. Virtual reality fakes the future: cybersex, lies and computer games /​David McKie. 3. The technology of television /​ Albert Moran. 4. Anticipating tomorrow: technology and the future /​ Susan Oliver. 5. Till death us do part: technology and health /​ David More and Elizabeth More
  • Pt. II. Framing the Communal. 6. Regulating technology /​ Len Palmer. 7. Australia's information society: clever enough? /​ Trevor Barr. 8. Universal suffrage? Technology and democracy /​ Julianne Schultz. 9. Dataveillance: delivering 1984 /​ Roger Clarke. 10. Electronic neighbourhoods: communicating power in computer-based networks /​ Lynda Davies and Wayne Harvey
  • Pt. III. Framing the Global. 11. The multilocals: transnationals and communications technology /​ Dick Bryan. 12. Missing the post(modern): cores, peripheries and globalisation /​ Lelia Green.13. Victory in the Gulf: technology, communications and war /​ Michael Galvin. 14. A sustainable future: living with technology /​ Adrianne Kinnear.
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Notes:
  • CIP confirmed.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 1863735259
Dewey Number:
  • 303.48/​3
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 46134830
  • 46134830
  • 10673250
  • 10673250
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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