Zacher, Lech W.

Technology, Society and Sustainability

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Table of contents

Part I. Technological Developments—Civilization—Policies

1. Diffusion of Innovation in Social Networking
Karol I. Pelc

2. The Architecture of Sustainability-oriented Enterprise and Civilization
Andrew Targowski

3. Technologization of Man and Marketization of His Activities and Culture of the Future
Lech W. Zacher

4. The Digital Agenda of the European Union and the Digital Policies of the USA
Despina Anagnostopoulou

Part II. Some Applications

5. Social Justice Through Aadhaar: An e-Policy Initiative
Anurag Kumar Srivastava, Sangeeta Sharma

6. Audiovisuality of the Third Degree: Reality or Fantasy?
Tadeusz Miczka

7. Digital Preservation of Cultural Heritage
Nonja Peters, Dora Marinova, Marijke Faassen, Glen Stasiuk

Part III. Impacts on Societies

8. Peril and Promise of Internet Technology for Future Social Order
Alina Betlej

9. The Citizen in the Cyberspace: Should There be Any Limits to the Freedom of Speech in the Internet?
Joanna Miksa

10. Progress in Science and Technology Versus Threats to Civil Liberties—Selected Issues
Ewa Polak

11. Impact of ICT on the Law
Małgorzata Skórzewska-Amberg

12. Legal and Moral Dilemmas of Targeted Killing by Drones
Wojtek Lamentowicz

Part IV. Technology Evaluations and Policies

13. Technology Assessment in Systems Analysis
Piotr Sienkiewicz, Halina Świeboda

14. Technology Assessment and Policy Advice in the Field of Sustainable Development
Armin Grunwald

15. Cooperation with Middle and Eastern European Countries in the Field of Technology Assessment: Results and Experiences: A Short Overview
Gerhard Banse

Part V. Approaches to Sustainability—Some Examples

16. Sustainability as Growth
Tsvi Bisk, Piotr Bołtuć

17. What Can We Do Better for Sustainability in an Uncertain Future?
Li Xu, Talia Raphaely

18. Economic Prosperity and Sustainability in China: Seeking Wisdom from Confucianism
and Taoism
Xiumei Guo, Sandra Krempl, Dora Marinova

19. Threats to Sustainable Development
Andrzej P. Wierzbicki

20. Sustainable Development—Sustainable Man (External and Internal Conditions for Sustainability)
Wiesław Sztumski

Part VI. Sustainability—Dimensions and Issues

21. Embedding Sustainable Development in Organisations Through Leadership: A Conceptual Framework
Emiliya Stoyanova

Part VII. Sustainability—Practical Orientations

22. Can the EU Sustainable Consumption and Production Action Plan Realize the Sustainable Development Principle?
Joanna Kielin-Maziarz

23. Implication for China’s Resource Demand on Sustainability in Australia
Jin Hong, Wentao Yu, Dora Marinova, Xiumei Guo, Margaret Gollagher

24. Integrated and Sustainable Approaches to Address City Inundation in China
Baohui Zhao, Dora Marinova, Xiumei Guo

25. Nano-biotechnology for Water Sustainability: Bibliometric Analysis
Li Xu, Dora Marinova

Part VIII. Sustainability and Business

26. Stakeholders’ Strategic Thinking for Sustainable Development
Anna Czarczyńska

27. Generative Dynamics: What Sustains the Creation of Shared Business Value
Massimiliano Monaci, Mauro Magatti

28. Sustainability andthe Firm: From the Global tothe Corporate Ecological Footprint
Luisa Soares, Cristina Chaves

29. Sustainability and Public Finances in the Time of Austerity
Noel Gomes

Keywords: Environment, Sustainable Development, R & D/Technology Policy, Philosophy of Technology, Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet), Environmental Science and Engineering

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