This text concentrates on the interaction between society and technology in a comprehensive review and overview of contemporary thought and research and writing. Themes covered in Part 1 include feminism, envrironmental policy and public intellectuals, all examined in light of their relationship to technological advance. A section of the book is dedicated to the study of philosophy of technology at Twente University with chapters submitted by faculty members there. Also included is a review section dealing with contemporary writing and research. The text concludes with an overview of literature studying women and technology.