Double Helix

Double Helix

by E. Wenk, Ernst Wenk
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567504302

ISBN-13: 9781567504309

Pub. Date: 04/26/1999

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Whoever controls technology controls the future. While that prospect stings, it has a bright side. America's preeminence stems from a remarkable intertwining of technology and democracy. The Constitutions set the course. Technology provided the means. As we recognize that technology is about power, physical, economic and political, business is facilitated but

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Overview

Whoever controls technology controls the future. While that prospect stings, it has a bright side. America's preeminence stems from a remarkable intertwining of technology and democracy. The Constitutions set the course. Technology provided the means. As we recognize that technology is about power, physical, economic and political, business is facilitated but principles of liberty and justice may be at risk. This book examines causes and offers remedies to strengthen self-government and restore politics as the public life of a people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567504309
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/26/1999
Series:
Civic Discourse for the Third Millennium Series
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue

Technology as a Social Enterprise

Enigmas of a Technological Age

Unrecognizrd Roles of Government

Information—Society's Nervous System

Survival—To Be Alive and Free

The Multiple Roles of Industry

The Politics of Technology and the Technology of Politcs

Survival Stategies: The Social Capacity for Responsive and Accountable Management

What Will Tomorrow Be Like?

Epilogue

Refernces

Author Index

Subject Index

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