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Technology and Democracy, program 45

Title

Technology and Democracy, program 45

Subject

Science
Technology
Economics
Sociology
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Description

Gerard Piel, publisher of Scientific American, posits that a blind adherence to the historical economy of scarcity prevents modern society from taking advantage of the new economy of abundance made possible by technological advancement, thereby creating an imbalance that threatens democratic institutions. Jan. 1963.

Creator

Piel, Gerard
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Source

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, 1950-1991 (Mss 18), Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library

Date

1963-01

Rights

Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreem

Provenance

Bulk of the collection donated by the Center after it ceased operations at UCSB in 1987. Subsequent donations by Harry S. Ashmore and Otis L. Graham, Jr. , which are found in their respective sections of the Administrators' Files, 1995.

Original Format

Open reel

Duration

30:42:00

Files

Citation

Piel, Gerard, "Technology and Democracy, program 45," in Digital Collections, Item #4902, http://digital.library.ucsb.edu/items/show/4902 (accessed February 26, 2020).