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From Technology Transfer to Intercultural Development: Understanding Technology and Development in a Globalising World

The central theme of this book is the intercultural development of technology in a globalising world. Migration, tourism, information and communication technology and international trade stimulate the encounter between cultures, leading to a totally new social configuration on a worldwide scale.

Authors:
Jan van der Stoep (ed)
Ede Christian University of Applied Sciences
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3121-4944

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Chapters

  • 1. Introduction
    From Technology Transfer to Intercultural Development
    Jan van der Stoep, Sytse Strijbos
  • 2. The Broken Circle
    The Prevalence of Fear in Low-Cost Housing in South Africa
    Attie van Niekerk
  • 3. Practising Disclosive Systems Thinking
    Lessons from a Household Sewing Project
    Andrew Basden, Roelien Goede
  • 4. Technology in an indigenous setting
    Community-based HIV/AIDS support
    Debra Meyer
  • 5. Contextualising Biomedical Practices in a Traditional Cultural Setting
    A Discussion of Three Models
    Henk Jochemsen, Carools Reinecke
  • 6. Adapting to Local Ethical Standards
    A Case of a Global Company
    Darek M. Haftor
  • 7. Security in a Global Society
    Towards an Alliance between Defence and Development
    Christine van Burken
  • 8. The Problem of Development
    The Decontextualisation of Technology in a Global World
    Sytse Strijbos

Author Biographies

Jan van der Stoep, Ede Christian University of Applied Sciences

Religion, Media and the Public Sphere

Sytse Strijbos, IIDE

Chairperson

Andrew Basden, University of Salford

Human Factors and Philosophy of Information Systems

Carole Brooke, University of Warwick

Organisational Analysis

Roelien Goede, North-West University

School of Information Technology

Darek M. Haftor, Stockholm University

School of Business

Philip Holt, The Keller Graduate School of Management

Ethics of hacking

Henk Jochemsen, Wageningen University

Chair for Christian Philosophy, Department of Applied Philosophy

Debra Meyer, University of Pretoria

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Carools Reinecke, North-West University

School for Physical and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences

Richard Russel, Church of England

Christian Studies Unit

Christine van Burken, Eindhoven University of Technology

Ethics and military technology

Attie van Niekerk, University of Pretoria

Faculty of Theology

Published
February 1, 2012

Details about the available publication format: PDF

PDF
ISBN-13 (15)
9781920382049
Date of first publication (11)
2012-02-01

Details about the available publication format: Paperback

Paperback
ISBN-13 (15)
9781920383282
Date of first publication (11)
2012-02-01
Physical Dimensions
175mm x 245mm