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Technological change, conservation and development

Howard Newby

Technological change, conservation and development

what future for the countryside?.

by Howard Newby

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Published by University of Salford in [Salford] .
Written in English


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At foot of title : Faculty of Social Sciences and Arts Annual Lecture, delivered on 13 March 1989.

ContributionsUniversity of Salford. Faculty of Social Sciences and Arts.
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Open LibraryOL17385458M

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Contrasting. The study of technical change takes it for granted that there is a factor affecting the technology and that this factor is given exogenously to the economic system.

The fact remains, however, that practically all types of technical change are determined within the economic system as the result of meaningful rational economic behavior of.

Technological development creates new opportunities and structures, and destroys existing ones. Despite the importance of technological development, it has rarely been the focus of research in the.

The relationship between technological changeand environmental policy has receivedincreasing attention from scholars and policymakers alike over the past ten years. This ispartly because the environmental impacts ofsocial activity are significantly affected bytechnological change, and partly becauseenvironmental policy interventions Cited by: Technological Change and the Environment Adam B.

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Discussion on the use of digital technology in the context of nature conservation (hereafter conservation) in its broadest sense is less developed (Arts et al.

Those academic studies that have begun to consider the use of digital technology in conservation have cited factors such as cost (Graham et by: Technological change has been pervasive in the electricity industry, and this has had persistent impact on the structure of utilities and the cost of energy for homes and vehicles.

Historically, technological change has been the catalyst for change. In fact, the technology can be regarded as primary source in economic development and the various technological changes contribute significantly in the development of underdeveloped countries. The impact of technological change on production functions can be illustrated with the help of following diagrams.The Garland Science website is no longer available to access and you have been automatically redirected to INSTRUCTORS.

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