Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry Activism, Innovation, and the Environment in an Era of Globalizaztion

ISBN-10: 0262582724

ISBN-13: 9780262582728

Edition: 2007

Authors: David J. Hess
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Description: Hess combines theoretical discussion and case studies to demonstrates how social movements and related activism have affected innovation in science, technology, and industry in the United States.

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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

David J. Hess is Professor of Sociology, Associate Director of the Institute for Energy andEnvironment, and Director of the Program on Environmental and Sustainability Studies at VanderbiltUniversity. He is the author of Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry: Activism,Innovation, and the Environment in an Era of Globalization (MIT Press, 2007) andLocalist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development inthe United States (MIT Press, 2009), and many other books.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Retheorizing Scientific Change
Science in an Era of Globalization
The Transformation of Technological Fields
Industrial Opposition Movements
Technology- and Product-Oriented Movements
The Localization of Activism and Innovation
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Series List
Index
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