By Jerry S. Kidd, Renee A. Kidd
The effect society has at the growth and popularity of recent technology - and vice versa - is larger than most folk imagine. for example, during the last 5 years, occasions point out that voters' perspectives have helped swap the point of interest of the examine and improvement conducted via either the U.S. division of Agriculture and via the Environmental safeguard organisation. Likewise, citizen activities have inspired the course of the actions of corporations akin to the area financial institution of their efforts to enhance agriculture and dwelling stipulations within the constructing international locations of the area. the hot "Science and Society" set not just highlights the "what" of technological know-how, but additionally the "why," the "how," and the "who." every one quantity offers an obtainable, authoritative view of the heritage and present kingdom of a selected factor. With a spotlight on humanizing technological know-how, this set brings each one topic - from pollution to nuclear energy to typical drugs - to existence through exhibiting scholars all of the elements that encourage learn and revealing how scientists compete and collaborate with one another.
By exploring the connections among technological know-how and society, specially in debatable components, every one ebook illustrates either how society helps technological know-how and the way technology in go back helps society. every one quantity contains an advent supplying an summary of the subject, entire chapter-by-chapter insurance, dozens of black-and-white pictures and line illustrations, a precious index and word list, lists of web sites and proposals for additional studying that let readers easy access to special details.
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