Engineering in Context: Engineering in Developing Countries

TitleEngineering in Context: Engineering in Developing Countries
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsParsons, LB
JournalJournal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education & Practice
Volume122
Issue4
Pagination170-176.
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number10523928
Accession Number6784499
Keywords-- , aspects; , countries , Developing , ENGINEERING , Engineering; , ENGINEERS; , industries , SOCIAL , students;
AbstractThis paper discusses some issues that engineering students should consider who wish work in developing countries in a socially responsible manner. The paper discusses socially responsible engineering in the field of development assistance. It suggests that actual contributions to the development process of a country happen when the engineer truly listens to the desires of those he/she is attempting to serve. The author also discusses some examples of successful collaborations between professional engineers and the local populations of developing nations.
NotesParsons, Laura Brigitte; Source Info: Oct96, Vol. 122 Issue 4, p170; Subject Term: ENGINEERING; Subject Term: ENGINEERING students; Subject Term: INDUSTRIES -- Social aspects; Subject Term: ENGINEERS; Subject Term: DEVELOPING countries; Number of Pages: 7p; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1061/(ASCE)1052-3928(1996)122:4(170)
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