The AT Reader
The theory and practice of appropriate technology
Bringing together a wealth of material, The AT Reader explains the idea, history, development, and practical application of appropriate technologies through a wide range of contexts.
|INTRODUCTION BY FRANCES STEWART|
|CHAPTER I APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY: HISTORY CONCEPTS AND EVOLUTION|
|CHAPTER II TECHNOLOGY CHOICE: THEORY AND PRACTICE|
|CHAPTER 111 TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT: AGRICULTURE, FOOD PROCESSING, LIVESTOCK|
|CHAPTER IV TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT: HEALTH, WATER AND SANITATION|
|CHAPTER V TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT: BIOMASS AND RENEWABLE ENERGY|
|CHAPTER VI TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT: HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND TRANSPORT|
|CHAPTER VII TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT: MANUFACTURING, MINING AND RECYCLING|
|CHAPTER VIII GENERATION AND TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY|
|CHAPTER IX THE DISSEMINATION OF TECHNOLOGY|
|CHAPTER X EDUCATION, TRAINING AND COMMUNICATION|
Marilyn Carr is Chief of the Economic Empowerment Section of the United Nations Development Fund for Women. She is a development economist with over 20 years experience in Asia and Africa and specializes in the fields of small enterprise development and technology choice and diffusion.
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Consumption and Development
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