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Engineering textbook promotes social justice
Date:6/28/2010

ocial as well as environmental justice in engineering decision-making.

The movement began in 2004 when Catalano became concerned about the use of engineered devices in the Iraq war, the impacts of engineering on the environment and the lack of very much attention paid to alleviating poverty in the world. Catalano joined with Baillie, then at Queens University, who had been having similar concerns about engineering.

Since then, Catalano has written two other ethics-related books, called Engineering Ethics: Peace, Justice, and the Earth (2006) and Engineering, Poverty, and the Earth (2007).


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