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Engineers, Society and Sustainability
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|December 31, 2011

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Sustainable development is one of the key challenges of the twenty-first century. The engineering profession is central to achieving sustainable development. To date engineering contributions to sustainability have focused on reducing environmental impacts of…
A Philosophy of Technology: From Technical Artifacts to Sociotechnical Systems

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Green Composites: Waste and nature-based materials for a sustainable future
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|January 27, 2017

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Green Composites: Waste-based Materials for a Sustainable Future, Second Edition presents exciting new developments on waste-based composites. New, additional, or replacement chapters focus on these elements, reflecting on developments over the past ten years.…
Heterotopia: Alternative Pathways To Social Justice
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|January 16, 2013

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Many of us are concerned with the structures, systems and values that we meet on a day-to-day basis. We seem to be rushing headlong to a destination not of our choosing. How did we get here and what can we do about it? This book is the result of an exploration…
Engineering and Social Justice: In the University and Beyond
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|January 15, 2012

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This book is aimed at engineering academics worldwide, who are attempting to bring social justice into their work and practice, or who would like to but don't know where to start. This is the first book dedicated specifically to University professionals on…
Engineering And Social Justice: In the University and Beyond

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An increasing number of researchers and educators in the field of engineering wish to integrate considerations of social justice into their work and practice. In this volume, an international team of authors, from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, invite…
Needs and Feasibility: A Guide for Engineers in Community Projects. The Case of Waste for Life

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Engineering and Society: Working Towards Social Justice

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Engineering and Social Justice
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|June 15, 2008

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The profession of engineering in the United States has historically served the status quo, feeding an ever-expanding materialistic and militaristic culture, remaining relatively unresponsive to public concerns, and without significant pressure for change from…
Engineering, Poverty, and the Earth

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In this book, author George Catalano argues that there has been until very recently no reference in engineering to addressing two of the most important issues of our times - environmental degradation and poverty. Is engineering as a profession somehow excused…
Engineers within a Local and Global Society

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In this book, author Caroline Baillie draws from history, and lessons learned from engineers of the past, by looking at the impact they had on the worlds in which they lived, intended or otherwise. She considers the political and economic systems in which…
Globalization, Engineering, And Creativity

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The text addresses the impact of globalization within engineering, particularly on working practices and prospects for creativity. It suggests that accepted norms of economic activity create enclosures and thresholds within the profession, which as engineers…
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