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Technology Choice

By Kelvin Willoughby
ISBN: 9781853390579
A comprehensive review and critique of the theory of Appropriate Technology, which proposes a framework for integrating traditional economic development with its techniques - a sober look at the obstacles, and an appreciation of its value.
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  • Synopsis
    A comprehensive review and critique of the theory of Appropriate Technology, which proposes a framework for integrating traditional economic development with its techniques - a sober look at the obstacles, and an appreciation of its value.
  • Table of Contents
    Part 1 Conceptual groundwork: the concept of technology choice; technological semantics; appropriate technology as a social movement.
    Part 2 The appropriate technology movement: Schumacher and intermediate technology - foundations; Schumacher and intermediate technology - developments; appropriate technology in the South; appropriate technology in the North; emerging international trends.
    Part 3 Prospects for technology choice: criticisms of appropriate technology; an integrated framework; a review of plausible criticisms; facing the future.
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    Author Kelvin Willoughby
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    Number of Pages 368
    Format Paperback / softback
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