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How Does Society Decide?

This is one of three readers published by the ASE's SATIS 16-19 project as a way of linking together a selection of the individual units. 'How Does Society Decide?' discusses the responsibilities of citizens in a democratic society to take part in the decisions that affect them. The book aims to help readers to...

Science and Defence

Science and Defence is a Science in Society reader with a series of essays discussing defence strategies with particular reference to nuclear weapons.

The book looks at why these weapons are 'a case apart' and the effects that they would have had on the wars that were raging at the time of writing in 1984....

Ways of Living

Ways of Living, from the SISCON series looks at the interaction between people and their environment and the effects of science and technology on the way we live and think.

Chapters in this booklet are:

*Technology...

Science in Society Readers: Reader L - Looking to the Future

Part of the Science in Society series, Looking to the Future describes the remit of the series; looking at the impact of science on society and the need for decisions and choices to be made on an informed basis.

The book goes on to look at the effects of new technologies from the viewpoint of the 1980s,...

Science in Society Readers: Reader K - Science and Social Development

A book from the Science in Society series which follows the history of science alongside the changes in society, from the ancient to the modern world of the 1980s.

Contents:
1. Science, technology and society in the ancient world
2. From darkness to light
3. Francis Bacon and the birth of...

Science in Society Readers: Reader I - Industry - Organization and Obligation

This reader from the Science in Society series looks at the functions of industry and its responsibilities to society to not cause damage to people or the environment.

Contents:
1. From the laboratory to the factory
2. The development of a chemical process
3. Network analysis
4. The...

What Is Science?

This is one of three readers published by the ASE's SATIS 16-19 project as a way of linking together a selection of the individual units. 'What is Science?' addresses philosophical questions about the nature of knowledge. The aim is to use stories and examples to show students:
*what kinds of explanation...

Unit P3: Equilibrium II: Acids and Bases

Equilibrium II: Acids and Bases was one of the physical chemistry units in the Independent Learning Project for Advanced Chemistry (ILPAC) scheme that was sponsored by the Inner London Education Authority and first published by John Murray in 1983. This was a study guide, not a textbook.

In level one, this...

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