Florman, Samuel C. Blaming Technology: The Irrational Search for Scapegoats. New York: St. Martin's, 1981. Earlier versions in Harper's, American Scholar, and Alternative Futures.
Ch. 1, 3 f. gives accusation by John Broomfield, historian: "bureaucratic technocracy" is to be blamed. SCF holds that technology as such isn't at fault for its political concomitants.