Archived — Occasional Paper Number 08—Mechanisms and Practices for the Assessment of the Social and Cultural Implications of Science and Technology, July 1995

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Occasional Paper Number 08 -- Mechanisms and Practices for the Assessment of the Social and Cultural Implications of Science and Technology, July 1995

This paper deals with the Canadian mechanisms and practices for assessing the social and cultural implications of technology. It reaches the conclusion that, notwithstanding the vast resources applied to science and technology and their social and cultural implications, all is not well in this regard. The paper provides a discussion of what might be required to change the situation.

Date: 1995
Format: PDF
Catalogue number: C21-23/8
ISBN: 0-662-62034-8

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