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Technological shortcuts to social change

by Amitai Etzioni

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Russell Sage Foundation in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social problems -- Case studies,
  • Technological innovations -- Case studies,
  • Social change -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Amitai Etzioni and Richard Remp.
    ContributionsRemp, Richard, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN59 .E89
    The Physical Object
    Pagination235 p.
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5301982M
    ISBN 100871542366
    LC Control Number72083834
    OCLC/WorldCa617691

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Technological shortcuts to social change by Amitai Etzioni Download PDF EPUB FB2

Technological Shortcuts to Social Change Book Description: Evaluates a technological approach to social change which seeks to cure society's ills by dealing with its symptoms, rather than root causes.

Evaluates a technological approach to social change which seeks to cure society's ills by dealing with its symptoms, rather than root causes. It examines four such technological shortcuts in terms of their relevance to specific social problems: methadone in controlling heroin addiction; antabuse in treating alcoholism; the breath analyzer in highway safety; and gun control in reducing crime.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books Case studies Cas, Études de: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Etzioni, Amitai. Technological shortcuts to social change. Evaluates a technological approach to social change which seeks to cure society's ills by dealing with its symptoms, rather than root causes.

It examines four such technological shortcuts in terms of their relevance to specific social problems: methadone in controlling heroin addiction; antabuse in treating alcoholism; the breath analyzer in highway safety; and gun control in reducing crime. Steven Yearley draws on and develops ideas from research in the sociology and politics of science to address, in particular: the nature of scientific knowledge and the authority it commands; the political and economic role of science in the West; the relationship between science, technology, and social change in underdeveloped by: I expected this book to be about social change in general, but it isn't, it's very much about providing technological teaching aids for the developing world.

The title is ambiguous; is the heresy with the Geeks or against them, and the sub-title nonsensical. 'Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology'. How do you rescue 'change'/5(37). Technological C;Shortcuts to Social Change Can major segments of contemporary social problems be handled efficiently by technology Amitai Etzioni and Richard Remp.

handling of a significant part of the social problem faced at a consider-able reduction in cost and in pains of adjustment. These conclusions are ten. Technological "Shortcuts" to Social Change.

By Amitai Etzioni, Richard Remp. See all Hide authors and affiliations. Science 07 Jan Vol.Issuepp. DOI: /science Article; Info & Metrics; eLetters; PDF; This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article Cited by: Book Reviews in Technological Forecasting & Social Change These should fit the theme of the journal and focus on the methodology and practice of technological forecasting and future studies as planning tools as they interrelate social, environmental and technological factors.

Consequently, sociologists are concerned with how technological societies will be forced to adapt to the social changes that improvements in technology will continue to bring. Computer technology In the s, people witnessed an explosion of computer technology—both in America and around the globe, which has in turn led to a change in how.

Technological Change and Economic Growth Article (PDF Available) in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences July with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'. No Shortcuts Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age Jane F.

McAlevey. Argues that meaningful change can only happen with organizing that puts ordinary people at the center of their own struggle: there are no shortcuts to lasting social change.

social change and social problems in 18 th and 19 th Century Europe. W estern Europe at this period was swept w ith ravaging social chang es and associated social problems occasioned by twinAuthor: Akujobi Chiedoziem Theophilus.

The Nature of Social Change INTRODUCTION This book attempts to deal with one big question: What happens to people’s everyday relationships when there are significant changes in their society.

These changes can be dramatic, such as a war or an invasion or the sudden collapse of a political social system, as in Eastern Europe in the late Size: KB. Technology transfer, climate change mitigation, and environmental patent impact on sustainability and economic growth: A comparison of European countries João J.M.

Ferreira, Cristina I. Fernandes, Fernando A.F. Ferreira. INwhen New York City was hit by a “crime wave” (which later turned out to be, in part, a consequence of improved record-keeping), the city increased the number of lights in crime-infested streets.

Two of my fellow sociologists desc. result of technological improvement in contraceptives, which lowered the cost of premarital sex. The evolution from an abstinent to a promiscuous society is studied using an equilibrium matching model.

JEL Classification: E1, J1, O3 Keywords: social change, sexual revolution, technological progress in contraceptives, bilateral searchFile Size: KB. Ways of Social Change: Making Sense of Modern Times Paperback – 21 July scope and speed of social change: science and technology, social movements, war and revolution, large corporations, and the state.

In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading/5(27). These technological catching-up and leapfrogging have manifested in areas such telephone services, mobile banking, solar technology and wireless banking. By taking this shorter path to economic growth and development, less resource-rich nations avoid building unnecessary and expensive network of infrastructure (Amankwah-Amoah, ; Chen & Li.

Cultural factors also play a central role in resistance to social change. When technology enters a society, non‐material culture must respond to changes in material culture.

Culture lag refers to the time during which previous aspects of a society still need to “catch up” to cultural advances. Best Books on the Impact of Technology on Society. Mann’s film is meticulously researched and has some of the most realistic depictions of hacking and social Author: Narain Jashanmal.This book is highly recommendable for students who start dealing with the topic of social change.

It has a strong historically based process orientation and focuses on the relationship between individual and society in time which seems much more promising than analysing more or less isolated factors of social change in various fields.