Technology and the Contested Meanings of Sustainability

This book PDF is perfect for those who love Technology & Engineering genre, written by Aidan Davison and published by SUNY Press which was released on 16 May 2001 with total hardcover pages 298. You could read this book directly on your devices with pdf, epub and kindle format, check detail and related Technology and the Contested Meanings of Sustainability books below.

Technology and the Contested Meanings of Sustainability
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Publisher : SUNY Press
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ISBN : 0791449793
Pages : 298 pages
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Argues that sustainability requires more than economic and technological efficiency.

Technology and the Contested Meanings of Sustainability

Argues that sustainability requires more than economic and technological efficiency.

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Technology and the Contested Meanings of Sustainability

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