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Engineers for Change

Competing Visions of Technology in 1960s America

Engineers for Change( )
Author: Wisnioski, Matthew
Series title:Engineering Studies
ISBN:978-0-262-52979-2
Publication Date:Jul 2016
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $64.99
Book Description:

An account of conflicts within engineering in the 1960s that helped shape our dominant contemporary understanding of technological change as the driver of history.

In the late 1960s an eclectic group of engineers joined the antiwar and civil rights activists of the time in agitating for change. The engineers were fighting to remake their profession, challenging their fellow engineers to embrace a more humane vision of technology. In Engineers for Change, Matthew...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Social Aspects
Technology & Engineering / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.5 x 22.6 x 1.377 cm
Book Weight:0.41 Kilograms



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