The past and future of constructive technology assessment

  title={The past and future of constructive technology assessment},
  author={J. Schot and A. Rip},
  journal={Technological Forecasting and Social Change},
  • J. Schot, A. Rip
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Constructive technology assessment (CTA) is a member of the family of technology assessment approaches. developed in particular in the Netherlands and Denmark. CTA shifts the focus away from assessing impacts of new technologies to broadening design, development, and implementation processes. Explicit CTA has concentrated on dialogue among and early interaction with new actors. The idea has been taken up by actors other than governments (consumers, producers). CTA implies a modulation of… CONTINUE READING
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