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Beyond imported magic : essays on science, technology, and society in Latin America

Author: Eden Medina; Ivan da Costa Marques; Christina Holmes; Marcos Cueto
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Inside technology series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eden Medina; Ivan da Costa Marques; Christina Holmes; Marcos Cueto
ISBN: 9780262027458 0262027453 9780262526203 0262526204
OCLC Number: 914162483
Awards: Winner of Winner, 2016 Amsterdamska award sponsored by the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST). 2016
Description: xiii, 396 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Marcos Cueto --
Preface --
1. Introduction : Beyond imported magic / Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes --
Part I. Latin American Perspectives on Science, Technology, and Society. 2. Who invented Brazil? / Henrique Cukierman ; 3. Innovation and inclusive development in the South : a critical perspective / Mariano Fressoli, Rafael Dias, and Hernán Thomas ; 4. Working with care : narratives of invisible women scientists practicing forensic genetics in Colombia / Tania Pérez-Bustos, María Fernanda Olarte Sierra, and Adriana Díaz del Castillo H. ; 5. Ontological politics and Latin American local knowledges / Ivan da Costa Marques ; 6. Technology in an expanded field : a review of history of technology scholarship on Latin America in selected English-language journals / Michael Lemon and Eden Medina --
Part II. Local and Global Networks of Innovation. South Atlantic crossings : fingerprints, science, and the state in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Argentina / Julia Rodriguez ; 8. Tropical assemblage : the Soviet Large Panel in Cuba / Hugo Palmarola and Pedro Ignacio Alonso ; 9. Balancing design : OLPC engineers and ICT translations at the periphery / Anita Say Chan ; 10. Translating magic : the charisma of One Laptop per Child's XO laptop in Paraguay / Morgan G. Ames ; 11. Nanoscience and nanotechnology : how an emerging area on the scientific agenda of the core countries has been adopted and transformed in Latin America / Noela Invernizzi, Matthieu Hubert, and Dominique Vinck ; 12. Latin America as laboratory : the camera and the Yale Peruvian Expeditions / Amy Cox Hall --
Part Ill. Science, Technology, and Latin American Politics. 13. Bottling atomic energy : technology, politics, and the state in Peronist Argentina / Jonathan Hagood ; 14. Peaceful atoms in Mexico Gisela Mateos and Edna Suárez-Díaz ; 15. Neoliberalism as political technology : expertise, energy, and democracy in Chile / Manuel Tironi and Javiera Barandiarán ; 16. Creole interferences : a conflict over biodiversity and ownership in the south of Brazil / Ana Delgado and Israel Rodríguez-Giralt ; 17. The juridical hospital : patient-citizen-consumers claiming the right to health in Brazilian courts / João Biehl.
Series Title: Inside technology series
Responsibility: edited by Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes ; with a foreword by Marcos Cueto.

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