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eText: 
ISBN-13 9781464153730ISBN-10 1464153736
Print: 
ISBN-10 1429278978ISBN-13 9781429278973
Author(s): Volti, Rudi
Publisher: Worth Publishers
Copyright year: © 2014 
Description

In Society and Technological Change, 7th edition, Rudi Volti brings his enthusiasm and expertise to the student. Comprehensive in his discussion of both historical and contemporary technological advance, Volti never fails to explore the societal implications of each technology he presents. The new Seventh Edition has been fully updated to include two all new chapters, Chapter 14, The Internet Age, and Chapter 16 The Era of Smart Weapons, new coverage of globalization and its effects on cultural convergence, jobs, and technology transfer, a new section, Genetic Mapping and Screening including discussion of the use of DNA testing in criminal cases and much more. Further new part opening sections have been added to introduce students to the overarching themes of the chapters that follow and new discussion questions are featured in every chapter. Finally, updated photos throughout the book bring Volti's words to life.

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