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The handbook of science and technology studies.

Author: Edward J Hackett; Society for Social Studies of Science.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press : Published in cooperation with the Society for the Social Studies of Science, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd ed.View all editions and formats
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A comprehensive overview of the field, this handbook reviews current research & the major theoretical/methodological approaches as well as providing analysis of emergent issues.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Hackett; Society for Social Studies of Science.
ISBN: 9780262083645 0262083647
OCLC Number: 78071344
Description: xiv, 1065 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. Ideas and perspectives / Michael Lynch. --
Science and technology studies and an engaged program / Sergio Sismondo --
The social study of science before Kuhn / Stephen Turner --
Political theory in science and technology studies / Charles Thorpe --
A textbook case revisited--knowledge as a mode of existence / Bruno Latour --
The social worlds framework : a theory/methods package / Adele E. Clark and Susan Leigh Star --
Feminist STS and the sciences of the artificial / Lucy Suchman --
Technological determinism is dead; long live technological determinism / Sally Wyatt --
Pramoedya's chickens : postcolonial studies of technoscience / Warwick Anderson and Vincanne Adams. II. Practices, people, and places / Olga Amsterdamska. --
Argumentation in science : the cross-fertilization of argumentation theory and science studies / William Keith and William Rehg --
STS and the social epistemology of science / Miriam Solomon --
Cognitive studies of science and technology / Ronald N. Giere --
Give me a laboratory and I will raise a discipline : the past, present, and future politics of laboratory studies in STS / Park Doing --
Social studies of scientific imaging and visualization / Regula Valérie Burri and Joseph Dumit --
Messy shapes of knowledge--STS explores informatization, new media, and academic work / The Virual Knowledge Studio : / Paul Wouters ... [et al.] --
Sites of scientific practice : the enduring importance of place / Christopher R. Henke and Thomas F. Gieryn --
Scientific training and the creation of scientific knowledge / Cyrus C.M. Mody and David Kaiser --
The coming gender revolution in science / Henry Etzkowitz ... [et al.]. III. Politics and publics / Edward J. Hackett. --
Science and the modern world / Steven Shapin --
Science and public participation / Massimiano Bucchi and Federico Neresini --
Science, technology, and social movements / David Hess ... [et al.] --
Patient groups and health movements / Steven Epstein --
User-technology relationships : some recent developments / Nelly Oudshoorn and Trevor Pinch --
STS and ethics : implications for engineering ethics / Deborah G. Johnson and Jameson M. Wetmore --
STS perspectives on scientific governance / Alan Irwin --
Expertise : from attribute to attribution and back again? / Robert Evans and Harry Collins. IV. Institutions and economics / Olga Amsterdamska. --
The commercialization of science and the response of STS / Philip Mirowski and Esther-Mirjam Sent --
Organizational contexts of science : boundaries and relationships between university and industry / Jennifer L. Croissant and Laurel Smith-Doerr --
Science, technology, and the military : priorities, preoccupations, and possibilities / Brian Rappert, Brian Balmer, and John Stone --
The right patients for the drug : pharmaceutical circuits and the codification of illness / Andrew Lakoff --
Making order : law and science in action / Sheila Jasanoff --
Knowledge and development / Susan E. Cozzens ... [et al.]. V. Emergent technosciences / Judy Wajcman. --
Genomics, STS, and the making of sociotechnical futures / Adam M. Hedgecoe and Paul A Martin --
Emerging medical technologies / Linda F. Hogle --
Biomedical technologies, cultural horizons, and contested boundaries / Margaret Lock --
STS and social studies of finance / Alex Preda --
Nature and the environment in science and technology studies / Steven Yearley --
Bridging STS and communication studies : scholarship on media and information technologies / Pablo Boczkowski and Leah A. Lievrouw --
Anticipatory governance of nanotechnology : foresight, engagement, and integration / Daniel Barben ... [et al.].
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