skip to content
The Social shaping of technology : how the refrigerator got its hum Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Social shaping of technology : how the refrigerator got its hum

Author: Donald A MacKenzie; Judy Wajcman
Publisher: Milton Keynes ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A MacKenzie; Judy Wajcman
ISBN: 0335150276 9780335150274 0335150268 9780335150267
OCLC Number: 11318014
Description: 327 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Do artifacts have politics? / Langdon Winner --
Edison and electric light / Thomas P. Hughes --
Gender and technological change / Ruth Schwartz Cowan --
Caught in the wheels: the high cost of being a female cog in the male machinery of engineering / Cynthia Cockburn --
The watermill and feudal authority / Marc Bloch --
The machine versus the worker / Karl Marx --
Technology and capitalist control / Harry Braverman --
Industrial conflict as a source of technical innovation: the development of the automatic spinning mule / Tine Bruland --
The self-acting mule and social relations in the workplace / William Lazonick --
Social choice in machine design: the case of automatically controlled machine tools / David F. Noble --
The material of male power / Cynthia Cockburn --
Word processing and the transformation of patriarchal relations of control in the office / Jane Barker and Hazel Downing --
Drawing up the corporate plan at Lucas Aerospace / Mike Cooley. (Continued) The industrial revolution in the home / Ruth Schwartz Cowan --
How the refrigerator got its hum / Ruth Schwartz Cowan --
A woman's place: Dolores Hayden on the 'grand domestic revolution' / Moyra Doorly --
De Gribeauval and the origins of planned invention for war / William H. McNeill --
The American Army and the M-16 rifle / James Fallows --
The Thor-Jupiter controversy / Michael H. Armacost --
The armament process / Mary Kaldor --
Military technology in the Soviet Union / Mary Kaldor --
Preparing to fight a nuclear war / Alan Roberts.
Responsibility: edited by Donald MacKenzie and Judy Wajcman.
More information:

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11318014> # The Social shaping of technology : how the refrigerator got its hum
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "11318014" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Place/milton_keynes> ; # Milton Keynes
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Place/philadelphia> ; # Philadelphia
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Topic/technologie> ; # Technologie
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85133169> ; # Technology--Social aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Thing/technology> ; # Technology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Topic/sociale_verandering> ; # Sociale verandering
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/306.46/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Topic/technology_sociology> ; # Technology--sociology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Topic/technology_social_aspects> ; # Technology--Social aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Topic/technologie_aspect_social> ; # Technologie--Aspect social
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/24671191> ; # Donald A. MacKenzie
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/34628399> ; # Judy Wajcman
    schema:datePublished "1985" ;
    schema:description "Do artifacts have politics? / Langdon Winner -- Edison and electric light / Thomas P. Hughes -- Gender and technological change / Ruth Schwartz Cowan -- Caught in the wheels: the high cost of being a female cog in the male machinery of engineering / Cynthia Cockburn -- The watermill and feudal authority / Marc Bloch -- The machine versus the worker / Karl Marx -- Technology and capitalist control / Harry Braverman -- Industrial conflict as a source of technical innovation: the development of the automatic spinning mule / Tine Bruland -- The self-acting mule and social relations in the workplace / William Lazonick -- Social choice in machine design: the case of automatically controlled machine tools / David F. Noble -- The material of male power / Cynthia Cockburn -- Word processing and the transformation of patriarchal relations of control in the office / Jane Barker and Hazel Downing -- Drawing up the corporate plan at Lucas Aerospace / Mike Cooley."@en ;
    schema:description "(Continued) The industrial revolution in the home / Ruth Schwartz Cowan -- How the refrigerator got its hum / Ruth Schwartz Cowan -- A woman's place: Dolores Hayden on the 'grand domestic revolution' / Moyra Doorly -- De Gribeauval and the origins of planned invention for war / William H. McNeill -- The American Army and the M-16 rifle / James Fallows -- The Thor-Jupiter controversy / Michael H. Armacost -- The armament process / Mary Kaldor -- Military technology in the Soviet Union / Mary Kaldor -- Preparing to fight a nuclear war / Alan Roberts."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/836682868> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The Social shaping of technology : how the refrigerator got its hum"@en ;
    schema:productID "11318014" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/11318014#PublicationEvent/milton_keynes_philadelphia_open_university_press_1985> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Agent/open_university_press> ; # Open University Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335150267> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335150274> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB8500333> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/11318014> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Agent/open_university_press> # Open University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Open University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Topic/sociale_verandering> # Sociale verandering
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sociale verandering"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Topic/technologie_aspect_social> # Technologie--Aspect social
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technologie--Aspect social"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Topic/technology_social_aspects> # Technology--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technology--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836682868#Topic/technology_sociology> # Technology--sociology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technology--sociology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85133169> # Technology--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technology--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24671191> # Donald A. MacKenzie
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "MacKenzie" ;
    schema:givenName "Donald A." ;
    schema:name "Donald A. MacKenzie" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/34628399> # Judy Wajcman
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Wajcman" ;
    schema:givenName "Judy" ;
    schema:name "Judy Wajcman" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335150267>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0335150268" ;
    schema:isbn "9780335150267" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335150274>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0335150276" ;
    schema:isbn "9780335150274" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.