TECHNOLOGY-SOCIETY-ENVIRONMENT LIBRARY

SCIENCE AND ETHICS RENEWABLE ENERGY STEADY-STATE ECONOMICS
INDUSTRIALIZED AGRICULTURE HUMAN OVERPOPULATION SUSTAINABILITY
PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY GENETIC ENGINEERING HIGH-TECH MEDICINE
PLANETARY ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES

 

 

 

 


 

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SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING ETHICS

 

Alford, C.F. 2002. Whistleblowers: Broken Lives and Organizational Power Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Barbour, I.G. 1980. Technology, environment, and human values Praeger.

Barnaby, W. 2000. Science, technology, and social responsibility Interdisciplinary Science reviews 25 (1):2023.

 

Beckwith, J. 1972. Science for the people Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 196 (4):236240.

 

Beckwith, J., and F. Huang. 2005. Should we make a fuss? A case for social responsibility in science Nature Biotechnology 23 (12):14791480.

 

Burhop, E.H.S. 1971. The British Society for social responsibility in science Physics Education 6:140.

 

Collins, F. 1972. Social ethics and the conduct of science Specialization and the fragmentation of responsibility Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 196 (4):213222.

Des Jardin, J.R. 2005. Environmental ethics: An introduction to environmental philosophy Wadsworth Publishing.

Douglas, H. 2009. Science, policy, and the value-free ideal University of Pittsburgh Press.

Edsall, J.T. 1975. Scientific freedom and responsibility Science 188 (4189):687693.

 

Edsall, J.T. 1981. Two aspects of scientific responsibility. Science 212 (4490):1114.

Enginering, and Public Policy Committee on Science, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine. 2009. On being a scientist: A guide to responsible conduct in research National Academic Press.

Fleddermann, C.B. 2011. Engineering ethics Prentice Hall.

Forge, J. 2000. Moral responsibility and the 'ignorant scientist' Science and Engineering Ethics 6 (3):341349.

 

Forge, J. 2008. The Responsible Scientist Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

 

Galston, A.W. 1972.Science and social responsibility A case history Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 196 (4):223235.

 

Glazer, M.P. 1991. Whistleblowers New York, NY: Basic Books.

 

Guidotti, T.L. 1994. Critical science and the critique of technology Public Health reviews 22:235250.

Harris, C.E., M.S. Pritchard, and M.J. Rabins. 2008. Engineering ethics: Concepts and cases Wadsworth Publishing.

Hartman, L.P. 2001. Technology and Ethics: Privacy in the Workplace Business and Society Review 106(1):1-37.

Huesemann, M.H. 2002. The inherent biases in environmental research and their effects on public policy Futures 34:621633.

Jonas, H. 1973. Technology and responsibility Reflections on the new tasks of ethics. Social Research 40 (Spring):3154.

Jonas, H. 1985. The imperative of responsibility: In search of an ethics for the technological age University of Chicago Press.

Kempner, J., C.S. Perlis and J.F. Merz. 2005. Forbidden knowledge Science 307 (11 February):854.

Kincaid, H., J. Dupre, and A.Wylie. 2007. Value-free science? Ideals and illusion Oxford University Press.

Krimsky, S. 2004. Science in the private interest: Has the lure of profits corrupted biomedical research? Roman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Lanham, MD

Lacey, H. 2004. Is science value free? Values and scientific understanding Routledge.

Layton, E. 1986. The revolt of the engineers: Social responsibility and the American engineering profession The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Leitenberg, M. 1971. Social responsibility (II) The classical scientific ethic and strategic-weapons development. Impact of Science on Society 21 (2):123136.

 

Longino, H.E. 1990. Science as social knowledge: Values and objectivity in scientific inquiry Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Lowrance, W.W. 1985. Modern science and human values Oxford University Press.

Luppicini, R., and R. Adell. 2008. Handbook of research on technoethics Information Science Reference.

Luppicini, R. 2010. Technoethics and the evolving knowledge society: Ethical issues in technological design, research, development, and innovation IGI Global.

Macrina, F.L. 2005. Scientific integrity: Text and cases in responsible conduct of research ASM Press.

Martin, M.W. 2004. Ethics in engineering McGraw-Hill.

Mitcham, C. 2005. Encyclopedia of science technology and ethics Macmillan Reference USA.

Proctor, R.N. 1991. Value-free science? Purity and power in modern knowledge Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

 

Proctor, R.N. 1995. Cancer wars: How politics shapes what we know and don't know about cancer New York, NY: Basic Books.

Proctor, R.N., and L. Schiebinger. 2008. Agnotology: The making and unmaking of ignorance Stanford University Press.

Ravetz, J.R. 1990. The merger of knowledge with power: Essays in critical science London, UK: Mansell Publishing Limited.

 

Ravetz, J.R. 1996. Scientific knowledge and its social problems New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

 

Rose, S., and H. Rose. 1971. Social responsibility (III) The myth of the neutrality of science. Impact of Science on Society 21 (2):137149.

Tavani, H.T. 2010. Ethics and technology: Controversies, questions, and strategies for ethical computing Wiley.

Van de Poel, I., and L. Royakkers. Ethics, technology, and engineering: An introduction 2011. Wiley-Blackwell.

Weed, D.L., and R.E. McKeown. 2003. Science and social responsibility in public health Environmental Health Perspectives 111 (14):18041808.

Winston, M., and R. Edelbach. 2011. Society, ethics, and technology Wadsworth Publishing.

Ziman, J. 1971. Social responsibility (I) The impact of social responsibility on science. Impact of Science on Society 21 (2):113122.

 

 

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RENEWABLE ENERGY LIMITATIONS AND NEGATIVE IMPACTS

 

Abbasi, S.A. and N. Abbasi. 2000. The likely adverse environmental impact of renewable energy sources Applied Energy 65(1-4):122144.

 

Bezdek, R.H. 1993. The environmental, health, and safety implications of solar energy in central station power production Energy 8 (6):681685.

 

Clarke, A. 1994. Comparing the impacts of renewables International Journal of Ambient Energy 5 (2):5972.

Elliott, D. 2010. Sustainable energy: Opportunities and limitations Palgrave Macmillan.

Giampietro, M., S. Ulgiati and D. Pimentel. 1997. Feasibility of large-scale biofuel production Bioscience 47 (9):587600.

 

Hill, J., E. Nelson, D. Tilman, S. Polaksy and D. Tiffany. 2006. Environmental, economic, and energetic costs and benefits of biodiesel and ethanol biofuels Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 103 (30):1120611210.

 

Holdren, J.P., G. Morris and I. Mintzer. 1980. Environmental aspects of renewable energy sources Annual Review Energy 5 (241291).

 

Huesemann, M.H. 2001.Can pollution problems be effectively solved by environmental science and technology? An analysis of critical limitations Ecological Economics 37:271287.

 

Huesemann, M.H. 2006. Can advances in science and technology prevent global warming? A critical review of limitations and challenges Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 11:539577.

 

King, C.W., and M.E. Webber. 2008. Water intensity in transportation Environmental Science and Technology 42 (21):78667872.

 

King, J., and M. Slesser. 1995. Can the world make the transition to a sustainable economy driven by solar energy? International Journal Environment and Pollution 5 (1):1429.

MacKay, D.J.C. 2009. Sustainable energy - Without the hot air UIT Cambridge Ltd.

Pimentel, D. 2003. Ethanol fuels Energy balance, economics, and environmental impacts are negative Natural Resources Research 12 (2):127134.

 

Pimentel, D., C. Fried, L. Olson, S. Schmidt, K. Wagner-Johnson, A. Westman, A. Whelan, K. Foglia, P. Poole, T. Klein, R. Sobin and A. Bochner. 1984. Environmental and social costs of biomass energy Bioscience 34 (2):8994.

 

Pimentel, D., M. Herdendorf, S. Eisenfeld, L. Olander, M. Carroquino, C. Corson, J. McDade, Y. Chung, W. Cannon, J. Roberts, L. Bluman and J. Gregg. 1994. Achieving a secure energy future Environmental and economic issues Ecological Economics 9:201219.

 

Pimentel, D., and T.W. Patzek. 2005. Ethanol production using corn, switch grass, and wood; Biodiesel production using soybean and sunflower Natural Resources Research 14 (1):6576.

 

Brueckner, L. Trovato, C. Chow, U. Govindarajulu and S. Boerke. 1994. Renewable energy Economic and environmental issues Bioscience 44:536547.

 

Rojstaczer, S., S.M. Sterling and N.J. Moore. 2001. Human appropriation of photosynthesis products Science 294:25492552.

 

Scharlemann, J.P.W., and W.F. Laurance. 2008. How green are biofuels? Science 319:4344.

 

Searchinger, T., R. Heimlich, R.A. Houghton, F. Dong, A. Elobeid, J. Fabriosa, S. Tokgoz, D. Hayes and R.H. Yu. 2008. Use of U.S. croplands for biofuels increases greenhouse gases through emissions form land-use change Science 319:12381240.

 

Trainer, T. 1995. Can renewable energy sources sustain affluent society? Energy Policy 23 (12):10091026.

 

Vitousek, P.M., P.R. Ehrlich, A.H. Ehrlich and P.A. Matson. 1986. Human appropriations of the products of photosynthesis Bioscience 36 (6):368373.

 

Wright, D.H. 1990. Human impacts on energy flow through natural ecosystems, and implications for species endangerment Ambio 19 (4):189194.

 

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STEADY-STATE AND ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS

 

Common, M., and S. Stagl. 2005. Ecological Economics: An Introduction Cambridge University Press.

Costanza, R., D. Stern, L. He, and C. Ma. 2004. Influential Publications in Ecological Economics: A Citation Analysis Ecological Economics 50(3-4):261-292.

Daly, H. 1994. Steady-state economics. In Ecology Key concepts in critical theory, edited by C. Merchant. Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press.

Daly, H. 2005.Economics in a full world Scientific American (September):100107.

 

Daly, H., ed. 1980. Economics, ecology, ethics: Essays toward a steady-state economy San Francisco, CA: W.H. Freeman and Company.

 

Daly, H. 1996. Beyond growth: The economics of sustainable development Boston, MA: Beacon Press.

Daly, H., and J.B. Cobb. 1994. For the common good: Redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future Beacon Press.

Daly, H., and J. Farley. 2010. Ecological economics: Principles and applications Island Press.

Georgescu-Roegen, N. 1971. The entropy law and the economic process Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

 

Georgescu-Roegen, N. 1977. The steady-state and ecological salvation A thermodynamic analysis Bioscience 27 (4):266270.

Goldstein, E.S. 2010. Economics and the environment Wiley.

Hamilton, C. 2004. Growth fetish Pluto Press.

Meadows, D., J. Randers and D. Meadows. 2004. Limits to growth: The 30-year update White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing Company.

Meadows, D. H. 1972. Limits to growth Penguine Group, New York, NY.

Sahlins, M. 2003. Stone age economics Routledge.

 

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INDUSTRIALIZED AGRICULTURE

 

Berry, W. 1977. The unsettling of America: Culture and agriculture San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

 

Bosch, R. van den. 1978. The pesticide conspiracy Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company.

Carson, R. 2002. Silent spring Houghton Mifflin Company.

Clemings, R. 1996. Mirage: The false promise of desert agriculture San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club Books.

 

Fox, M.W. 1997. Eating with conscience: Bioethics for consumers Troutdale, Oregon: New Sage Press.

 

Glennon, R. 2009. Unquenchable: America's water crisis and what to do about it Washington, DC: Island Press.

Kimbrell, A., 2002. The fatal harvest reader: The tragedy of industrial agriculture Island Press.

Krebs, A.V. 1992. Corporate reapers: The book of agribusiness Washington, DC: Essential Books.

 

Nestle, M. 2002. Food politics: How the food industry influences nutrition, and health Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

 

Perelman, M. 1977. Farming for profit in a hungry world: Capital and the crisis in agriculture Montclair, NJ: Allanheld, Osmun & Co. Publishers, Inc. .

Pearce, F. 2007. When the rivers run dry: Water, the defining crisis of the twenty-first century Beacon Press.

Pimentel, D., C. Harvey, P. Resosudarmo, K. Sinclair, D. Kurz, M. McNair, S. Crist, L. Shpritz, L. Fitton, R. Saffouri and R. Blair. 1995. Environmental and economic costs of soil erosion and conservation benefits Science 267:11171123.

 

Pimentel, D., J. Krummel, D. Gallahan, J. Hough, A. Merrill, I. Schreiner, P. Vittum, E. Back, D. Yen and S. Fiance. 1979.Benefits and costs of pesticide use in U.S. food production Bioscience 28 (12):772784.

 

Pimentel, D., and H. Lehman, eds. 1993. The pesticide question: Environment, economics, and ethics New York, NY: Chapman and Hall.

 

Postel, S.L. 1999. Pillar of sand: Can the irrigation miracle last? New York, NY: W.W. Norton and Company.

 

Postel, S.L., G.C. Daily and P.R. Ehrlich. 1996.Human appropriation of renewable fresh water Science 271:785788.

 

Rifkin, J. 1992. Beyond beef: The rise and fall of the cattle culture New York, NY: Penguin Books USA Inc.

 

Reisner, M. 1986. Cadillac desert: The American West and its disappearing water New York, NY: Viking Penguin Inc.

Schlosser, E. 2005. Fast food nation: The dark side of the all-American meal Harper Perennial.

Shiva, V. 1993. Monocultures of the mind: Perspectives on biodiversity and biotechnology London, UK: Zed Books Ltd.

 

Shiva, V. 2000. Stolen harvest: The hijacking of the global food supply Cambridge, MA: South End Press.

Shiva, V., 2008. Soil not oil: Environmental justice in an age of climate crisis South End Press.

Simon, M. 2006. Appetite for profit: How the food industry undermines our health and how to fight back Nation Books.

Winston, M.L. 1997. Nature wars: People versus pests Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

 

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HUMAN OVER POPULATION

 

Cohen, J.E. 1996. How many people can the Earth support? W.W. Norton & Co.

 

Daily, G.C., A.H. Ehrlich and P.R. Ehrlich. 1994. Optimum human population size Population and Environment 15 (6):469475.

 

Deevey, E.S. 1960. The human population. Scientific American 203:195204.

 

Ehrlich, P.R., and A.H. Ehrlich. 1991. The population explosion New York, NY: Touchstone Books, Simon and Schuster, Inc.

 

Ehrlich, P.R., and J. Holdren. 1971. Impact of population growth Science 171:12121217.

 

Grant, L., ed. 1992. Elephants in the Volkswagen: Facing the tough questions about our overcrowded country New York, NY: W.H. Freeman and Company.

 

Grant, L. 1996. Juggernaut: Growth on a finite planet Seven Locks Press, Santa Ana, CA

 

Hall, C.A., R.G. Pontius, L. Coleman and J. Ko. 1994. The environmental consequences of having a baby in the United States Population and Environment 15 (6):505524.

 

Harris, M., and E.B. Ross. 1987. Death, sex, and fertility: Population regulation in preindustrial and developing societies New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

 

Harte, J. 2007. Human population as a dynamic factor in environmental degradation Population and Environment 28:223236.

 

Holdren, J.P. 1991. Population and the energy problem: Population and Environment A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 12 (3):231255.

 

Murtaugh, P.A., and M.G. Schlax. 2009. Reproduction and the carbon legacies of individuals Global Environmental Change 19:1420.

 

O'Neill, B.C., LF. MacKellar and W. Lutz. 2001. Population and climate change New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

 

O'Neill, B.C., and L. Wexler. 2000. The greenhouse externality to childbearing A sensitivity analysis Climatic Change 47:283324.

Pimentel, D. et al. 1994. Natural resources and an optimum human population Population and Enviroment 15(5):347-369.

Pimentel, D., and M. Giampietro. 1994. Implications of the limited potential of technology to increase the carrying capacity of our planet. Human Ecology Review Summer/Autumn (1):248250.

 

Susiarjo, G., S.N. Sreenath and A.M. Vali. 2006. Optimum supportable global population water accounting and dietary consideration Environment, Development and Sustainability 8:313349.

Weeks, J.R. 2011. Population: An introduction to concepts and issues Wadsworth Publishing.

 

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SUSTAINABILITY

 

 

Allenby, B.R. 1999. Industrial ecology: Policy framework and implementation Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

 

Allenby, B.R., and D.J. Richards, eds. 1994. The greening of industrial ecosystems Washington, DC: National Academy Press/National Academy of Engineering.

Atkinson, G., S. Dietz, and E. Neumayer. 2009. Handbook of sustainable development Edward Elgar Publishing.

Altieri, M.A. 1995. Agroecology: The science of sustainable agriculture Boulder, CO: West View Press.

 

Ayres, R.U., and L.W. Ayres. 1996. Industrial ecology: Towards closing the materials cycle Brookfield, VT: Edward Elgar Publishing Company.

 

Ayres, R.U., and U.E. Simonis, eds. 1994. Industrial metabolism: Restructuring for sustainable development New York, NY: United Nations University Press.

Beder, S. 2007. Environmental principles and policies: An interdisciplinary introduction Routledge.

Braungart, M., and W. McDonough. 2002. Cradle to cradle: Remaking the way we make things North Point Press.

Cavanagh, J., and J. Mander, eds. 2004. Alternatives to economic globalization: A better world is possible San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.

 

Chapman, A.R., R.L. Petersen and B. Smith-Moran, eds. 2000. Consumption, population, and sustainability: Perspectives from science and religion Washington, DC: Island Press.

 

Commoner, B. 1971. The closing circle: Nature, man, and technology New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf.

 

Costanza, R., and H.E. Daly. 1992. National capital and sustainable development. Conservation Biology 6:3746.

 

Cooper, T. 2005. Slower consumption Reflections on product life spans and the throwaway society Journal of Industrial Ecology 9 (12):5167.

 

Cotgrove, S. 1982. Catastrophe or cornucopia: The environment, politics and the future John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY

 

Daly, H.E., and J. Cobb. 1989. For the common good: Redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future London, UK: Green Print.

 

DeSimone, L.D., and F. Popoff. 1997. Eco-Efficiency: The business link to sustainable development Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Devall, B., and G. Sessions. 2001. Deep ecology: Living as if nature mattered Gibbs Smith.

Diamond, J. 2005. Collapse: How societies choose to fail or succeed New York, NY: Viking Penguin.

Diesendorf, M., and C. Hamilton. 1997. Human ecology, human economy: Ideas for an ecologically sustainable future Allen & Unwin.

Dower, R. 1997. Frontiers of sustainability: Environmentally sound agriculture, forestry, transportation, and power production Washington, DC : Island Press.

 

Dresner, S. 2002. The principles of sustainability London, UK: Earth Scan Publications.

Edwards, A.R., and B. McKibben. 2010. Thriving beyond sustainability: Pathways to a resilient society New Society Publishers.

Ehrlich, P.R. 1989. The limits to substitution Meta-resource depletion and a new economic-ecological paradigm Ecological Economics 1:916.

 

Ehrlich, P.R., and D. Kennedy. 2005. Millennium assessment of human behavior Science 309 (July 22):562563.

Elliott, D. 1997. Energy, society and environment Routledge.

Goodland, R., H.E. Daly, and S.E. Serafy, eds. 1992. Population, technology, and lifestyle: The transition to sustainability Washington, DC: Island Press.

 

Graedel, T.E., and B.R. Allenby. 1995. Industrial ecology Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Jackson, T. 2011. Prosperity without growth: Economics for a finite planet Routledge.

Hardin, G. 1968. The tragedy of the commons Science 162:1243-1248.

Hawken, P. 2010. The ecology of commerce: A declaration of sustainability HarperBusiness.

Heinberg, R. 2011. The end of growth: Adapting to our new economic reality New Society Publisher.

Huesemann, M.H. 2003. The limits of technological solutions to sustainable development Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy 5:2134.

 

Huesemann, M.H., and J.A. Huesemann. 2008. Will progress in science and technology avert or accelerate global collapse? A critical analysis and policy recommendations Environment, Development and Sustainability 10:787825.

Huesemann, M.H., and J.A. Huesemann. 2011. Techno-Fix: Why technology won't save us or the environment New Society Publishers.

Martenson, C. 2011. The crash course: The unsustainable future of our economy, energy, and environment Wiley.

McKibben, B. 2008. Deep economy: The wealth of communities and the durable future St. Martin's Griffin.

Meadows, D.H. 1972. Limits to growth Signet.

Naess, A., and D. Rothenberg, D. 1993. Ecology, community and lifestyle: Outline of an ecosophy Cambridge University Press.

Reid, D.. 1995. Sustainable development: An introductory guide London, UK: Eartscan Publications Ltd.

Rogers, P., K.F. Jalal, and J.A. Boyd. 2007. An introduction to sustainable development Routledge.

Tainter, J.A. 1988. The collapse of complex societies Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

 

Trainer, T. 1995. The conserver society: Alternatives for sustainability London, UK: Zed Books.

Turner, G. 2008. A comparison of the limits to growth with 30 years of reality. Global Environmental Change 18:397-411.

Turner, G. 2012. On the cusp of global collapse: Updated comparison of The Limits to Growth with historical data GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 21(2):116-124.

Van der Straaten, J., and J. Van den Bergh. 1994. Toward sustainable development: Concepts, methods, and policy Island Press.

Von Weizsacker, E.U., C. Hargroves, M.H. Smith, C. Desha, and P. Stasinopoulos. 2009. Factor five: Transforming the global economy through 80% improvements in resource productivity Routledge.

Wackernagel, M., and W.E. Rees. 1996. Our ecological footprint: Reducing human impact on the Earth Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers.

 

Weizsacker, E. von, and J. Jesinghous. 1992. Ecological tax reform: A policy proposal for sustainable development London, UK: Zed Books.

Welford, R. 1997. Hijacking environmentalism: Corporate responses to sustainable development Routledge.

Wessel, T. 2006. The myth of progress: Toward a sustainable future Vermont. 

World Commission On Environment and Development. 1987. Our common future Oxford University Press.

 

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PLANETARY ENGINEERING

 

Goodell, J.  2010. How to cool the planet: Geoengineering and the audacious quest to fix Earth's climate Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. New York, NY

 

Huesemann, M.H. 2006. Can advances in science and technology prevent global warming? A critical review of limitations and challenges Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 11:539577.

 

Kintisch, E. 2010. Hack the planet: Science's best hope - or worst nightmare - for averting climate catastrophe John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ

 

Teller, E., L. Wood and R. Hyde. 1997. Global warming and the ice ages I. Prospects for physics-based modulation of global change In 22nd International Seminar on Planetary Emergencies. Erice (Sicily), Italy: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


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GENETIC ENGINEERING AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

 

Allhoff, F., P. Lin, J. Moor, J. Weckert, and M. C. Roco. 2007. Nanoethics: The ethical and social implications of nanotechnology Wiley.

Bennett-Woods, D. 2008. Nanotechnology: Ethics and society CRC Press.

Cummings, C.H. 2009. Uncertain peril: Genetic engineering and the future of seeds Beacon Press.

Druker, S. 2012. Altered genes, twisted truth: How the venture to genetically engineer our food has subverted science, corrupted government, and systematically deceived the public Clear River Press.

Ho, M.W. 1998. Genetic engineering - dream or nightmare? The brave new world of bad science and big business Gateway Books.

Khan, A.S. 2012. Nanotechnology: Ethical and social implications CRC Press.

Lappe, M., and B. Bailey. 1998. Against the grain: Biotechnology and the corporate takeover of your food Monroe, MN: Common Courage Press.

Mehlman, M.J. 2012. Transhumanist dreams and dystopian nightmares: The promise and peril of genetic engineering The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Rifkin, J. 1998. The biotech century: Harnessing the gene and remaking the world New York, NY: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam.

 

Rissler, J., and M. Mellon. 1996. The ecological risks of engineered crops Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Russo, E. 1998. Genetic engineering: Dreams and nightmares Oxford University Press.

Shatkin, J.A. 2012. Nanotechnology: Health and environmental risks CRC Press.


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HIGH-TECH MEDICINE

 

Callahan, D. 1990. What kind of life? The limits of medical progress New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.

 

Callahan, D. 1999. False hopes: Overcoming the obstacles to a sustainable, affordable medicine Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

 

Colen, B.D. 1986. Hard choices: Mixed blessings of modern medical technology New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons.

 

Deyo, R.A., and D.L. Patrick. 2005. Hope or hype: The obsession with medical advances and the high cost of false promises New York, NY: American Management Association.

 

Dixon, B. 1978. Beyond the magic bullet New York, NY: Harper and Row

 

Epstein, S.S. 1998. The politics of cancer revisited East Ridge Press.

Epstein, S.S. 2005. Cancer-Gate: How to win the losing cancer war Baywood Publishing Company.

Fries, J.F., C.E. Koop, C.E. Beadle, P.P. Cooper, M.J. England, R.F. Greaves, J.J. Sokolov and D. Wright. 1993. Reducing health care costs by reducing the need and demand for medical services The New England Journal of Medicine 329 (5):321325.

 

Ginzberg, E. 1990. High-tech medicine and rising health care costs Journal of the American Medical Association 263 (13):18201822.

 

Illich, I. 2000. Medical nemesis: The expropriation of health Marion Boyars Publishers, Ltd.

 

Jennett, B. 1986. High technology medicine: Benefits and burdens Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Kimbrell, A. 1997. The Human Body Shop: The Engineering and Marketing of Life Gateway.

Kohn, L.T., J.M. Corrigan and M.S. Donaldson. 2001. To err is human: Building a safer health system Washington, DC : National Academy Press.

 

Konner, M. 1993. The trouble with medicine London, UK: BBC Books.

 

Levy, S.B. 2002. The antibiotic paradox: How the misuse of antibiotics destroys their curative powers Da Capo Press.

 

McKeown, T. 1979. The role of medicine: Dream, mirage, or nemesis? Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

 

McKinlay, J.B. 1981. From "Promising Report" to "Standard Procedure" Seven stages in the career of a medical innovation Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly, Health and Society 59 (3):374411.

 

McKinlay, J.B., and S.M. McKinlay. 1977. The questionable contribution of medical measures to the decline of mortality in the United States in the twentieth century Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly, Health and Society 55:405428.

Mahar, M. 2006. Money-driven medicine: The real reason health care costs so much Collins.

Moss, R.W. 1996. The cancer industry Equinox Press.

Moynihan, R. 2006. Selling sickness: How the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies are turning us all into patients Nation Books.

Relman, A.S. 1980. The new medical-industrial complex New England Journal of Medicine 303 (17):963970.

 

Sherrow, V. 1996. Bioethics and high-tech medicine New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company.

 

Silverman, M., and P.R. Lee. 1974. Pills, profits, and politics Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

 

Stokstad, E. 2000. Drug-resistant TB on the rise Science 287 (March 31).

 

Taylor, R. 1979. Medicine out of control: The anatomy of a malignant technology Melbourne, Australia: Sun Books.

 

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 PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY  

 

Achterhuis, H. 2001. American philosophy of technology: The empirical turn Indiana University Press.

Drengson, A. 1995. The practice of technology: Exploring technology, ecophilosophy, and spiritual disciplines for vital links State University of New York Press.

Dusek, V. 2006. Philosophy of technology: An introduction Wiley-Blackwell.

Ferre, F. 1995. Philosophy of technology University of Georgia Press.  

Feenberg, A. 1999. Questioning technology Routledge.

Heidegger, M. 1982. The question concerning technology, and other essays Harper Torchbooks.

Idhe, D. 1998. Philosophy of technology Paragon House.

Kaplan, D.M. 2009. Readings in the philosophy of technology Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Meijers, A.W.M., D.M. Gabbay, P. Thagard, and J. Woods. 2009. Philosophy of technology and engineering sciences North Holland.

Mitcham, C. 1994. Thinking through technology: The path between engineering and philosophy University of Chicago Press.

Olsen, J.K.B., S.A. Pedersen, and V.F. Hendricks. 2009. A companion to the philosophy of technology Wiley-Blackwell.

Scharff, R., and V. Dusek. 2003. Philosophy of technology: The technological condition - An anthology Wiley-Blackwell.

 

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 TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY

 

Bereano, P. 1977. Technology as a social and political phenomenon Wiley & Sons.

Braun, E. 2009. Futile progress: Technology's empty promise Routledge.

Cowan, R.S. 1985. More work for mother: The ironies of household technology from the open hearth to the microwave Basic Books.

Dickson, D. 1977. Politics of alternative technology Universe Publisher.

Easton, T. 2011. Taking sides: Clashing views in science, technology, and society McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.

Ellul, J. 1967. The technological society Vintage Books.

Feenberg, A. 2002. Transforming technology: A critical theory revisited Oxford University Press.

Fromm, E. 2010. The revolution of hope: Toward a humanized technology American Mental Health Foundation Books.

Hazeltine, B. and C. Bull. 1998. Appropriate technology: Tools, choices and implications Academic Press.

Huesemann, M.H., and J.A. Huesemann. 2011. Techno-Fix: Why technology won't save us or the environment New Society Publishers.

Kleinman, D.L. 2000. Science, technology, and democracy State University of New York Press.

MacKenzie, D., and J. Wajcman. 1999. The social shaping of technology McGraw Hill Education.

McGinn, R.E. 1990. Science, technology and society Pearson.

Mesthene, E.G. 1970. Technological change: Its impact on man and society Harvard University Press.

Mumford, L. 2010. Technics and civilization University of Chicago Press.

Postman, N. 1993. Technopoly: The surrender of culture to technology Vintage.

Rescher, N. 1980. Unpopular essays on technological progress University of Pittsburgh Press.

Rhodes, R. 2000. Visions of technology: A century of vital debate about machines, systems, and the human world Simon and Schuster.

Sarewitz, D. 1996. Frontiers of illusion: Science, technology and the politics of progress Temple University Press.

Schnaiberg, A., and K.A. Gould. 2000. Environment and society: The enduring conflict The Blackburn Press.

Schumacher, E.F. 1989. Small is beautiful: Economics as if people mattered Harper Perennial.

Schwartz, E.S. 1971. Overskill: The decline of technology in modern civilization, Quadrangle Books.

Sclove, R.E. 1995. Democracy and technology The Guilford Press.

Segal, H.P. 1994. Future imperfect: The mixed blessings of technology in America University of Massachusetts Press.

Smith, M.R., and L. Marx. 1994. Does technology drive history? The dilemma of technological determinism MIT Press.

Street, J. 1992. Politics and technology The Guilford Press.

Susskind, C. 1973. Understanding technology The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Teich, A.H. 2012. Technology and the future Wadsworth Publishing.

Tenner, E. 1996. Why things bite back: Technology and the revenge of unintended consequences Knopf.

Winner, L. 1978. Autonomous technology: Technics-out-of-control as a theme in political thought MIT Press.

Zerzan, J., and A. Carnes. Questioning technology: Tool, toy or tyrant 1991. New Society Publishers.

 

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COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES

Anderson, C.A., and B.J. Bushman. 2002. The effects of media violence on society Science 295:2377-2379.

Carr, N. 2011. The shallows: What the internet is doing to our brains W.W. Norton & Company.

Gitlin, T. 1972. Sixteen notes on television and the movement. Triquarterly (Winter-Spring):356.

Kubey, R., and M. Csikszentmihalyi. 2002. Television addiction is no mere metaphor. Scientific American (February):74-80.

Mander, J. 1978. Four arguments for the elimination of television William Morrow.

Pawlowsk, C. 2000. Glued to the tube: The threat of television addiction to today's family Sourcebooks.

Sigman, A. 2007. Remotely controlled: How television is damaging our lives Ebury Press.

Turkle, S. 1997. Life on the screen: Identity in the age of the internet Simon and Schuster.

Turkle, S. 2012. Alone together: Why we expect more from technology and less from each other Basic Books.

 

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