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Innovation and its enemies : why people resist new technologies / Calestous Juma.

By: Juma, Calestous.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HC79.T4 J86 2016Publication: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, c2016Edition: 1st ed.Description: xii, 416 p.ISBN: 9780190467036 (hardcover) ; 0190467037 (hardcover); 9780190467043; 0190467045.Subject(s): Technological innovations -- History | Technology and civilization | Technology -- Social aspects
Contents:
Gales of creative destruction -- Brewing trouble: coffee -- Stop the presses: printing the Qur'an -- Smear campaigns: margarine -- Gaining traction: farm mechanization -- Charged arguments: electricity -- Cool reception: refrigerated foods -- Facing the music: recorded sound -- Taking root: genetically modified crops -- Swimming against the current: transgenic salmon -- Oiling the wheels of novelty.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Gales of creative destruction -- Brewing trouble: coffee -- Stop the presses: printing the Qur'an -- Smear campaigns: margarine -- Gaining traction: farm mechanization -- Charged arguments: electricity -- Cool reception: refrigerated foods -- Facing the music: recorded sound -- Taking root: genetically modified crops -- Swimming against the current: transgenic salmon -- Oiling the wheels of novelty.

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