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Technoscience and everyday life : the complex simplicities of the mundane

Author: Mike Michael
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Annotation Theoretically innovative and empirically wide-ranging, this book examines the complex relations between technoscience and everyday life. It draws on numerous examples, including both mundane technologies such as Velcro, Post-it notes, mobile phones and surveillance cameras, and the esoterica of xenotransplantation, new genetics, nanotechnology and posthuman society. Technoscience and Everyday Lifetraces  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Michael, Mike.
Technoscience and everyday life.
Maidenhead ; New York : Open University Press, 2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Michael
ISBN: 9780335230044 0335230040
OCLC Number: 236339015
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (186 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Between technoscience and everyday life --
2. Versions of everyday life and technoscience --
3. Technoscientific bodies : making the corporeal in everyday life --
4. Technoscientific citizenship : the micropolitics of everyday life --
5. Technoscience and the making of society in everyday life --
6. Technoscience and the enactment of everyday spatiality --
7. Technoscience, dis/ordering and temporality in everyday life --
8. Conclusion : questions of technoscience, everyday life and identity.
Responsibility: by Mike Michael.


Technoscience and Everyday Life traces the multiple ways in which technoscience features in and affects the dynamics of everyday life, and explores how the everyday influences the course of  Read more...


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