Research Seminar in Engineering Systems
Please note that there are only two required books for the course, the first two on this list. The rest are optional and of interest, and may well come up for discussion during the term.
(click on the links to order the books from amazon.com)
Thomas P. Hughes, Rescuing Prometheus (required)
Hughes and Hughes, ed., Systems, Experts, and Computers (required)
(also available from MIT press bookstore)
Manuel Castells, The Rise of the Network Society