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In Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry David Hess examines how social movements and other forms of activism affect innovation in science technology and industry Synthesizing and Work In Social work in social of science and technology social movements and globalization Hess explores interaction of grassroots environmental action and mainstream industry and offers a conceptual framework for understanding it Hess proposes a theory of SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE THAT CONSIDERS and technological change that considers roles that both industry and grassroots consumers play in setting. ,
The research agenda in science and technology and he identifies alternative pathways by which social movements can influence scientific and technological innovation He Analyzes Four Of analyzes four of pathways industrial opposition movements organized against targeted technologies as the campaign against nuclear energy; technology and productoriented movements which press for alternatives as does organic food movement; The Cuckoo in Winter localism which promotesocal ownership as in buylocal campaigns; and access pathways which support a euitable distribution of resources Within each

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Alternative Pathways in Science and IndustryAthway Hess examines reforms in five different areas agriculture energy waste and manufacturing infrastructure and finance The book's theoretical argument and empirical evidence demonstrate the pattern of incorporation of grassroots innovations and transformation of alternative ownership structures and the alternative products themselves that has the relationship of industry and activism Hess's analysis of alternative pathways to change suggests ways economic organizations could shift to a just and sustainable course in the twentyfirst century.