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2) Luddism -The notion of “control technologies, a concept introduced by Ursula Franklin, are not neutral. Unlike others, control technologies are used by elite classes to influence the majority, identifying an undelaying class conflict. -Examples include substituting software for employees and shortening and simplifying production and distribution process. -Luddism then, is the belief that technological change is not beneficial for society, because technology is not neutral and creates a system of upper class domination over the working class.
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  • Fall '15
  • Dr.KathyDeliovsky
  • Sociology

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