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Appropriate technology

P. D. Dunn

Appropriate technology

technology with a human face

by P. D. Dunn

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Appropriate technology.,
    • Appropriate technology -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementP. D. Dunn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsT49.5 .D86 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 220 p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4730119M
      ISBN 10080523697X
      LC Control Number78018246

      The Emergence of Technology Choice as a Policy Concept, 9 The Promises and Problems of Appropriate Technology, 11 2 Technological Semantics 15 Definition of Appropriate Technology, 15 Definition of Technology, 25 Nomenclature, 38 3 Appropriate Technology as a Social Movement 45 Existing Literature on the Movement, Download a PDF of "Appropriate Technologies for Developing Countries" by the National Research Council for free.

      About this book These technologies must be simple, less expensive, less energy intensive, and easy to maintain for their adaptation among the poor masses. Four appropriate technologies are discussed here: solar pasteurization, membrane desalination, natural filtration (riverbank filtration), and solar distillation. National Center for Appropriate Technology - THE NCAT MISSION Helping people by championing small-scale, local, and sustainable solutions to reduce poverty, promote healthy communities, and protect natural resources.

      Read age-appropriate book reviews for kids and parents written by our experts. Book Reviews - Kids Books | Common Sense Media We use cookies and other technologies to analyze site traffic, understand patterns of use, and improve your browsing experience. Appropriate technology resources Agriculture "To me organic farming is THE basic appropriate technology for rural areas. It's the best place to start – get this right and so many of the other problems will simply vanish.".


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