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Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture


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The Technological Fix: How People Use Technology to Create and Solve Problems

The Technological Fix: How People Use Technology to Create and Solve Problems

1st Edition

Lisa Rosner
August 09, 2004

The term "technological fix" should mean a fix provided by technology--a solution for all of our problems, from medicine and food production to the environment and business. Instead, technological fix has come to mean a cheap, quick fix using inappropriate technology that usually creates more...

Industrializing Organisms: Introducing Evolutionary History

Industrializing Organisms: Introducing Evolutionary History

1st Edition

Susan Schrepfer, Philip Scranton
October 31, 2003

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Food Nations: Selling Taste in Consumer Societies

Food Nations: Selling Taste in Consumer Societies

1st Edition

Warren Belasco, Philip Scranton
October 12, 2001

This original collection abandons culinary nostalgia and the cataloguing of regional cuisines to examine the role of food and food marketing in constructing culture, consumer behavior, and national identity....

Boys and their Toys: Masculinity, Class and Technology in America

Boys and their Toys: Masculinity, Class and Technology in America

1st Edition

Roger Horowitz
August 06, 2001

Negotiating the divide between "respectable manhood" and "rough manhood" this book explores masculinity at work and at play through provocative essays on labor unions, railroads, vocational training programs, and NASCAR racing....

Beauty and Business: Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America

Beauty and Business: Commerce, Gender, and Culture in Modern America

1st Edition

Philip Scranton
December 20, 2000

Leading historians explore how our ideas of what is attractive are influenced by a broad range of social and economic factors. They force us to reckon with the ways that beauty has been made, bought and sold in modern America....

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