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Published: 25 August 2016

432 Pages


ISBN: 9780190467036

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Innovation and Its Enemies

Why People Resist New Technologies

Calestous Juma

  • Explains the roots of resistance to new technologies and why such resistance is not always futile
  • Draws on nearly 600 years of economic history to show how the balance of winners and losers shapes technological controversies
  • Outlines policy strategies for inclusive innovation to reduce the risks and maximize the benefits of new technologies

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