Technology and Cultural Values

Technology and Cultural Values

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Recent history makes clear that the quantum leaps being made in technology are the leading edge of a groundswell of paradigm shifts taking place in science, politics, economics, social institutions, and the expression of cultural values. Indeed it is the simultaneity and interdependence of these changes occurring in every dimension of human experience and endeavor that makes the present so historically distinctive. The essays gathered here give voice to perspectives on the always improvised relationship between technology and cultural values from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Pacific.His program of celibacy, nonpossession, nonstealing, manual labor, spinning, and cottage industry appear to imply a ... Giving the example of the Singer sewing machine, Gandhi gushed over the love of Mr. Singer for his wife that led to theanbsp;...

Title:Technology and Cultural Values
Author:Peter D. Hershock, Mariėtta Tigranovna Stepani͡ant͡s, Roger T. Ames
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press - 2003-01


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