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Published by Fabian Society in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

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Edition Notes

SeriesYoung Fabian pamphlet -- 23
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. --
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17345365M

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Technology and World Politics introduces its readers to different approaches to technology in global politics through a survey of emerging fusions of Science and Technology Studies and International Relations. The theoretical approaches to the subject include the Social Construction of Technology, Actor-Network Theory, the Critical Theory of. 'The Technological Society' is not a historical analysis but a sociological one with serious implications for politics, discourse, theology, ethics, and consumption. It is exceedingly well researched/5(39).   Most political theorists take ideology to be a central point from which "real world" consequences emanate. In other words, a Communist or libertarian ideology in practical use will produce a particular type society and individual divorced from the actual technical workings of the society.   The theory of technological politics is Winner’s response to both technological determinism and social constructionism. I don’t have a post about social constructionism, so I’ll briefly explain that social constructionism argues that technologies do not affect change in our culture and society. Instead technology is woven into the fabric of our society (not an external force).

  "This book argues for a radical rethinking of the relationship between politics and technology. Andrew Barry demonstrates the way in which technology is increasingly written into the conduct of politics, providing new assumptions about how the world is and can be : Andrew Barry. A Better Politics. How Government Can Make Us Happier ‘The thing that is lacking in the often machine-like short-term tactics of British politics is any vision of what we could be as indi-viduals and as a nation. Danny Dorling makes simple arguments for a better society – ideas that are grounded in practical ide-File Size: 2MB.   Technology isn't seen as a way of doing politics better. It's seen as a way of bypassing politics altogether. In some circumstances, technology can and should bypass politics. The Technological Society is a book on the subject of technique by French philosopher, theologian and sociologist Jacques Ellul. Originally published in French in , it was translated into English in 1 On technique 2 SummaryAuthor: Jacques Ellul.