SET Bibliography-††† Updated:†† Nov 11, 2009

General Information -

Mitcham, C. Ed. (2006) Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics. MacMillan Reference: New York: Thomson Gale.

Historical Perspectives -

Aiken, W. E. (1977). Technocracy and the American Dream: The Technocratic Movement 1900--1941. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Roberts, J. M. (1993). A Short History of the World. New York: Oxford University Press.

Sahal, D. (1981). Patterns of Technological Innovation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Schick, K. D., and Toth, N. (1993). Making Silent Stones Speak: Human Evolution and the Dawn of Technology. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Tiles, M., and Oberdiek, H. (1995). Living in a Technological Culture: Human Tools and Human Values. New York: Routledge.

Sociological/Political Perspectives -

Mesthene, E. (1970). Technological Change: Its Impact on Man and Society. New York: New American Library.

Mills, S. (Ed.). (1997). Turning Away from Technology: A New Vision for the 21st Century. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

Mumford, L. (1934). Technics and Civilization. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World.

Mumford, L. (1966). Technics and Human Development. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

Naisbitt, J. (1984). Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives. New York: Warner Books.

Noble, D. F. (1997). The Religion of Technology: The Divinity of Man and the Spirit of Invention. New York: Knopf.

Nye, D. E. (1994). American Technological Sublime. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Oldenziel, R. (2004). Making Technology Masculine: Men, Women, and Modern Machines in America. Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press.

Pacey, A. (1983). The Culture of Technology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Perrin, N. (1979). Giving Up the Gun: Japanís Reversion to the Sword, 1543ó1879. Boston: David R. Godine.

Petrovski, H. (1985). The Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design. New York: St. Martinís Press.

Petrovski, H. (1996). Invention by Design: How Engineers Get from Thought to Thing. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Pool, R. (1997). Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Postman, N. (1985). Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business. New York: Viking Press.

Postman, N. (1992). Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology. New York: Knopf.

Postrel, V (1998). The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict over Creativity, Enterprise, and Progress. New York: Free Press.

Pursell, C. (2007). The Machine in America: A Social History of Technology. Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Rybczynski, W. (1985). Taming the Tiger: The Struggle to Control Technology. New York: W H. Freeman.

Sclove, R. E. (1995). Democracy and Technology. New York: Guilford Press.

Strong, D. (1995). Crazy Mountains: Learning from Wilderness to Weigh Technology. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Teich, A. H. (1997). Technology and the Future, 7th ed. New York: St. Martinís Press.

Tenner, E. (1997). Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Van Creveld, M. (1989). Technology and War: From 2000 BC to the Present. New York: Free Press.

Toffler, A., and Toffler, H. (1990). Powershift. New York: Bantam Books.

Volti, R. (1992). Society and Technological Change, 2nd ed. New York: St. Martinís Press.

Wajcman, J. (1991). Feminism Confronts Technology. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

White, L., Jr. (1966). Medieval Technology and Social Change. New York: Oxford University Press.

Wilson, E.O. (1998). Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge. New York: Knopf.

Wosk, J. (2003). Women and the Machine: Representations from the Spinning Wheel to the Electronic Age. Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Winner, L. (1977). Autonomous Technology: Technics-Out-of-Control as a Theme in Political Thought. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Winner, L. (1986). The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Ethical Perspectives -

Mitcham, C. (1994). Thinking through Technology: The Path between Engineering and Philosophy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Mitcham, C., and Mackey, R. (Eds.). (1983). Philosophy and Technology: Readings in Philosophical Problems of Technology. New York: Free Press.

Pitt, Joseph C. (2000). Thinking about Technology: Foundations of the Philosophy of Technology. New York: Seven Bridges Press.

Shrader-Frechette, K., and Westra, L. (Eds.). (1997). Technology and Values. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield.

Globalization and Economic Development -

Meredith, R. (2007). The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What It Means for All of Us. New York: W. W. Norton.

Noble, D. F. (1979). America by Design: Science, Technology, and the Rise of Corporate Capitalism. New York: Oxford University Press.

Noble, D. F. (1984). Forces of Production: A Social History of Industrial Automation. New York: Knopf.

Reich, R. (1992). The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century Capitalism. New York: Random House.

Rifkin, J. (1995). The End of Work: The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the Post-Market Era. New York: Putnam.

Rodrik, D. (2007). One Economics, Many Recipes: Globalization, Institutions, and Economic Growth. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Rosenberg, N. (1982). Inside the Black Box: Technology and Economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Sachs, J. (2006). The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. New York: Penguin.

Schor, J. (1991). The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure. New York: Basic Books.

Schumacher, E. F. (1973). Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered. New York: Harper & Row.

Shaiken, H. (1985). Work Transformed: Automation and Labor in the Computer Age. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.

Singer, P. (2002). One World: The Ethics of Globalization. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Smith, A. (1937) An. Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. New York: Modern Library.

Stiglitz, J. (2006). Making Globalization Work. New York: W. W. Norton.

Strasser, S. (1989). Satisfaction Guaranteed: The Making of the American Mass Market. New York: Pantheon.

Strobel, F. (1993). Upward Dreams, Downward Mobility: The Economic Decline of the American Middle Class. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Thurow, L. C. (1996). The Future of Capitalism: How Todayís Economic Forces Shape Tomorrowís World. New York: William Morrow.

Uchitelle, L. (2007). The Disposable American: Layoffs and Their Consequences. New York: Vintage Press.

Computers, Information, and Surveillance Technologies -

Meyerowitz, J. (1985). No Sense of Place: The Impact of Electronic Media on Sociable Behavior New York: Oxford University Press.

Negroponte, N. (1995). Being Digital. New York: Vintage Books.

Petersen, J.  (2007). Understanding Surveillance Technologies: Spy Devices, Privacy, History, & Applications. Florida: Auerbach Publications.

Rheingold, H. (1991). Virtual Reality New York: Summit Books.

Roszak, T. (1994). The Cult of Information: A Neo-Luddite Treatise on High Tech, Artificial Intelligence, and the True Art of Thinking, 2nd ed. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Sunstein, C. (2006). Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge. New York, Oxford University Press.

Turkle, S. (1982). The Second Self: The Human Spirit in a Computer Culture. New York: Simon & Schuster Press.

Wresch, W. (1996). Disconnected: Haves and Have-Nots in the Information Age. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Nanotechnology -

Moravec, H. (1989). MindChildren.: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Moravec, H. (1999). Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mulhall, D. (2002) Our Molecular Future: How Nanotechnology, Robotics, Genetics, and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Our World. Amherst NY: Prometheus Books,

Wilson, D. (2005) How To Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion. London: Bloomsbury.

Zuboff, S. (1988). In the Age of the Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power. New York: Basic Books.

Young, S. (2005). Designer Evolution: A Transhumanist Manifesto. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books.

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering -

Appleyard, B. (1998). Brave New Worlds: Staying Human in the Genetic Future. New York: Viking Press.

Oakley, A. (1984). The Captured Womb: A History of the Medical Care of Pregnant Women. Oxford: Blackwell.

Russo, E., and Cove, D. (1995). Genetic Engineering: Dreams and Nightmares. New York: Viking Press.

Silver, L. (1997). Remaking Eden: Cloning and Beyond in. a Brave New World. New York: Avon Books.

Turney, J. (1998). Frankensteinís Footsteps: Science, Genetics and Popular Culture. New Haven, CT: Yale University

Population, Energy, and Climate Change -

Rifkin, J. (2002). The Hydrogen Economy: The Creation of the World-Wide Energy Web and the Redistribution of Power on Earth. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher.

Roberts, P. (2004). The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World. Boston: Houghton Muffin.

Speth, J. (2004). Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Purcell, John (1982) From Hand Ax to Laser. New York: Vanguard Press.

Vandermeer, J., and Goldberg, D. (2003). Population Ecology: First Principles. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Wright, L. (1964). Home Fires Burning: The History of Domestic Heating and Cooking. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Yergin, D. (1991). The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power. New York: Simon and Schuster.