ISBN-10:
1598292188
ISBN-13:
9781598292183
Pub. Date:
06/28/1905
Publisher:
Morgan and Claypool Publishers
Engineering, Poverty, and the Earth / Edition 1

Engineering, Poverty, and the Earth / Edition 1

by George D. Catalano

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ISBN-13: 9781598292183
Publisher: Morgan and Claypool Publishers
Publication date: 06/28/1905
Series: Synthesis Lectures on Engineers, Technology, and Society Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 73
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


List of Figures     ix
Introduction     1
The Engineering Profession     1
State of the Earth     3
State of the Poor     7
Concluding Remarks     12
Planet Earth     15
Introduction     15
The Arctic     19
Case Study: Polar Bears     23
Concluding Remarks     27
Poverty     29
Introduction     29
A Quantitative Measure for Relative Prosperity and Poverty     31
Poverty in the United States     36
The Visible Poor     36
The Invisible Poor     38
Case Study: New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina     40
Introduction     40
The Unfolding Events     40
Concluding Remarks     46
Emerging Ideas in Engineering     49
Introduction     49
New Ideas     49
Codes of Conduct     49
New Organizations     53
New Pedagogies     54
Service Learning     54
Concluding Remarks     55
A New Paradigm for Engineering     57
Introduction     57
Engineering fora Global Community     58
A Communion of Subjects     59
Implications for Engineering     62
Final Thoughts     65
References     69
Author Biography     73

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