Guide to the Sociocultural Implications of High Technology Student Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0354
Title: Sociocultural Implications of High Technology student papers
Dates: 1986-1990
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
Summary: Collection consists of student papers produced through course work with series arrangement by academic quarter.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of student authors, 1986-1990.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

Copyright held by student authors.

Cite As

Sociocultural Implications of High Technology Student Papers (SC0354). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The Sociocultural Implications of High Technology, a writing-intensive course for graduates and undergraduates at Stanford University sponsored by Anthropology Professor Robert Textor, was created in 1986 to examine the consequences of high technology with the purpose of helping redress the balance between creating new technologies and assessing, anticipating, and understanding their social inpact.

Description of the Collection

Collection consists of student papers produced through course work with series arrangement by academic quarter.

Access Terms

Stanford University. Dept. of Anthropology.
Textor, Robert B.
Textor, Robert B.
Anthropology.
Science--History.
Technology--Social aspects.
Technology and civilization.


Collection Contents

 

Student papers 1986-1990

Box 1, Folder 1

Crawford, Jennifer: Aids and the Sexual Revolution: Changes in the Homosexual and Heterosexual CUltures, Anthro 238, VTSS 159, 12/18/86, Deed of Gift FALL 1986/87

Box 1, Folder 2

Hemphill, Audrey: Biogenetic Engineering's Impact on the Family Farm, Genie or Jinx ?, Anthro 238, 12/86, Deed of Gift FALL 1986/87

Box 1, Folder 3

Keeley, Sandra: How will Cultural Phenomena Impact Japan's Move Towards Innovation?, Anthro 238, 12/15/86 FALL 1986/87

Box 1, Folder 4

Leung, Wyatt W.H. : The Evolution of Intelligent Writing Machines, Anthro 238/VI'SS 159, 12/16/86, Deed of Gift FALL 1986/87

Box 1, Folder 5

Manning, Bart R.: Goals, Issues and Options in Radioactive Waste Disposal, Anthro 238/VTSS 159, 12/16/86 FALL 1986/87

Box 1, Folder 6

Osborne, Robert C.: The Sociocultural Implications of the Development of Neural-Base:l Computer Architecture, Anthro 138, 1986, Deed of Gift FALL 1986/87

Box 1, Folder 7

Osborne, Robert C.: Intelligent Machines: A New Direction for Computers and The Implications of Intelligent Machines, base:l upon previous paper entitle:l The Sociocultural Implications of the Development of Neural-Based Computer Architecture, Anthro 138, 1986, Deed of Gift FALL 1986/87

Box 1, Folder 8

Smith, Johanna: Genes and Joules: New Futures for Energy and Biotechnology, Anthro 238jVI'SS 159, 12/15/86, Deed of Gift FALL 1986/87

Box 1, Folder 9

Welsh, Justin: Electronic Commications in the Year 2012, Anthro 238jVTSS 159, 12/15/86, Deed of Gift FALL 1986/87

Box 1, Folder 10

Blackwell, cotton M. : Sweet Dreams and sticky Business: NASA Sours Corporate American on Space, Anthro 138, 12/18/87 FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 11

Bcdman, Matthew: 'The Stanford Overseas Studies Program: Anticipatory Visions, Anthro 238/VI'SS 159, 12/17/87 FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 12

Brown, Kelly: The Nature of Computers and Their Role in Nuclear Defense: Corrrrnand, Control and Launch on Warning, Anthro 138, Revise:l January 1988, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 13

Chin, Ritchie J.: Teleconununications and the Information Age: Equity Issue within the U.S., Anthro 238, 12/16/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 14

Churchill, Stephen: High Technology and the American Presumption of Liberty, VTSS 159, 12/18/87 FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 15

Doub, Eric: High Teclmologies and the Well-Being of Women: Foundations for a Pessimistic scenario on the Impacts of New Reprcx::1uctive Technologies, Anthro 138, Fall 1987, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 16

Fernandez, Peter Martin: 'The Technological and Sociocultural Implications of Developing a Solar-Powered Electrical utility in the Southwest U.S., Anthro 138, Autunm Quarter 1987-8, Deed of Gift, photo FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 17

Gato, Kimie: Computers: Survival Games for US and Japan, VTSS 159, 12/15/87 FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 18

Gwosdof, Adam S.: Text into Context: 'Theories of Autonomous Technology and Societal Phenomenon, VTSS 159, 12/15/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 19

Hardie, Edward: Disjunctive Technology and the Volt Weevil: A cautionary Tale in an Alabama Voice, Anthro 237, 1987, (2 copies), Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 20

Hecker, Janine: 'The New Reproductive Technologies, 1987 FALL 1987/88

Box 1, Folder 21

Hagg, Christopher: Biotechnology and Alternative Sociocultural Futures For The World, Anthro 138, Fall 1987 FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 1

Hess, Claudia: Pre-Adapted for Technology: Japan As a World Leader, Anthro 138, 12/16/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 2

Ho, William J. : Computer Aided Diagnosis and 'Therapy in Medicine, Anthro 138, 12/12/87 FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 3

Hoffman, Brian: Bio-Tech, Development, and Peace: A Strategy For Peace Between Jordan and Israel, Anthro 138/238, 12/15/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 4

Johnson, Mia N.: Appropriate Technology and the Liberation of Japanese Women, 12/10/87 FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 5

Kitcher, Scott: Japanese and American Economic Competition: A Japanese Mcx::1el for Increased American Competitiveness, Anthro 138, 12/20/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 6

Kowalski, Roberta: Drugs in the Workplace, 3/18/88 FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 7

Mclaughlin, Susan: Die Gruen, Nuclear Weapons, and. the united states, Anthro 138, 1/15/88 FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 8

McTighe, Alice K.: Computers in Education: 'The Connection with Technical Literacy, VTSS 159, 12/18/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 9

Miccolis, Eduardo: Conummication Satellites: 'The Political, Economical and. Technical Interdependence, Anthro 138, 12/18/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 10

Moffitt, Linda: SUperconductors: 'The Race and the Impact, VTSS 159, 12/16/1987 FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 11

Mohler, 'Thomas H.: Pinball Wizards, or How can Non-Linear Information Systems Enhance Creativity? , VTSS 159, 12/15/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 12

Mohler, 'Thomas H.: version 2 of Pinball Wizards... , Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 13

Pashigian, Melissa J.: Social Implications of In vitro Fertilization, Anthro 138, 3/3/88, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 14

Pastore, Mark: Technophobia and Technophilia: An Examination of the Intangible Implications of the Microelectronic Revolution, Anthro 238, VTSS 159 , 12/12/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 15

Ramirez, Martin F.: Recombinant DNA and the Second Green Revolution: A study of the Implications of Genetic Engineering on 'Third World Agricultural Development, Anthro 138, 12/27/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 16

Rothstein, Nicole: Biological Weapons: Where We've Been and Where We are Heading, Anthro 238, 12/17/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 17

Rybkowski, Tenia: Microelectronics as a Mechanism for Change and Preservation in Saudi Society, Anthro 238, 12/20/87, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 18

Sturney, Kira E.: The Biogenetic Revolution: An Overview of the Implications and Current Approach to Biogenetic Technology, VTSS 159, 12/18/86, Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 2, Folder 19

Thams, Kurt: Taming the Shrewd: Computer Networks and Human Values, photocopy of published version (Journal of Technology studies), Deed of Gift FALL 1987/88

Box 3, Folder 1

Alexander, Jeffery M.: A Humane Approach to Development and Technology Themy: A Value-Driven Paradigm Based on the Sarvodya Shramadana Movement, 1988, Deed of Gift, photograph FALL 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 2

Anuzis, Adria: Characteristics of Japan's Technology Flows to Developing Countries, Anthro 238, 12/15/88, Deed of Gift FALL 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 5

Freling, Dana Lynn: Anthropological Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence and Traditional Chinese Medicine in the People's Republic of China, Anthro 238, VTSS 159, 11/8/88, Deed of Gift FALL 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 6

Kassarjian, Raffi: Telecommunications and France: A New Social Order, Anthro 138, 12/15/88, Deed of Gift FALL 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 7

Keare, stacy: A study of Robotics in Japan, Anthro 138, 12/15/88, Deed of Gift FALL 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 8

Kiesel, Patrica L.: Microelectronics, Information and soviet Society, Anthro 138, 12/15/88, Deed of Gift FALL 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 9

Shein, Jean-Enunanuel: The Social Prcducts of High Technology, CUlture Industry, Mass Consumption and Youth: An Anthropological Analysis of the Japanese case, 1988 FALL 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 10

Toyoda, A. Maria: Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Not Everything is Crystal-Clear, VTSS 159, 12/15/88, Deed of Gift; A case for Treatment: Magnetic Resonance Imaging as an Example of High Technoloqy and the Health care Market, honors thesis, Spring 1989 FALL 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 11

Winden, Andrew: A "Comedy of Errors": Japan's Role As a Source of Technology Transfer to Developing Countries, Anthro 238/VTSS 159, 12/15/88, Deed of Gift FALL 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 15

Wasow, Omar Thomas: Projected Sociocultural Effects of Interactive video Technology on American Society and Education, 1989, Deed of Gift Winter 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 16

Kozel, Scott: Really Solving our Energy Problems: An Irreverent Proposal, VTSS 259, 6/12/89 SPRING 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 17

Patterson, Kate: Disposable Consumer Plastics and Opportunities for Ethical Decision-Making, Anthro 268, Spring 1989, Deed of Gift SPRING 1988/89

Box 3, Folder 18

Bunch, Charles: Computers in Composition Instruction: An Insider's View of Sociocultural Developments, VTSS 159, 5/14/90, Deed of Gift WINTER 1989/90

Box 3, Folder 19

Fuselier, Christopher W. : Educational Futures and the American Underclass: Computers, Culture, and Equal Opportunity, VTSS 159, 3/22/90, Deed of Gift WINTER 1989/90