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Published: 13 October 2021

384 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190946265


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The Survival Nexus

Science, Technology, and World Affairs

Charles Weiss

  • Explains the scientific principles, technological innovations, and historical background that underlie today's most important international issues
  • Explores a broad range of critical issues in which science and technology mix with world affairs today, and in which politics, economics, business, ethics, law, communications, psychology, and culture shape the development and influence of science and technology
  • Dives into the critical global dangers arising from scientific discoveries and technological innovations: risks of nuclear war, climate catastrophe, and repeated pandemics; threats to democratic values from disinformation and cyber-warfare; challenges to freedom of information and innovation on the Internet; and issues of competitiveness, employment and migration stemming from advances in manufacturing