The Fail-Safe Society: Community Defiance and the End of American Technological Optimism

By: CHARLES PILLER

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Here is the first balanced assessment of opposition by community groups to scientific and technological projects seen to offer hazards to their communities. Charles Piller shows how ecological disasters and technological breakdowns have robbed Americans of their faith in the beneficence of technology, and he offers a guide for achieving meaningful public involvement in scientific and technological decision-making.

Title:: The Fail-Safe Society: Community Defiance and the End of American Technological Optimism

Author:: CHARLES PILLER

Categories: Political & Social Thought,

Publisher: University of California Press: 1993-02-25

ISBN Number:: 0520082028

ISBN Number: 13: 9780520082021

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 20070926123715