Description - People's Reactions to Technology by Stuart Oskamp
Looking at the various reactions people have to the pace and pervasiveness of new technology in their lives, this book, the product of the 1989 Claremont Symposium on applied social psychology, focuses on computerization of offices, use of robots in factories, and advanced technology in the aerospace industry. Perspectives on how technology infiltrates every day life are provided, as well as stimulating reports on the latest research in this rapidly changing field.
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Author Biography - Stuart Oskamp
Stuart Oskamp (Ph.D., Stanford University) has focused his research interests in the areas of attitudes and attitude change, applied social psychology, behavioral aspects of energy and resource conservation, and social issues and public policy. His books include Attitudes and Opinions and Applied Social Psychology. He has been elected a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) Council of Representatives and President of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) and of the APA Division of Population and Environmental Psychology. He has also served as editor of the Journal of Social Issues and of the Applied Social Psychology Annual. Since 1984 he has organized the Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology and co-edited the resulting annual volume published for many years by Sage Publications and now published by Erlbaum.