Sociology of Science & Technology Products

  • Invisible Search and Online Search Engines

    The Ubiquity of Search in Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Haider, Olof Sundin

    Search and Search Engines considers the use of search engines in contemporary everyday life and the challenges this poses for media and information literacy. Looking for mediated information is mostly done online and arbitrated by the various tools and devices that people carry with them on a daily…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnupriya Ghosh, Bhaskar Sarkar

    Who are the targets of the risk media? Who are most in danger? Who produces the conditions for risk emergence? Who manages risk? Who lives with it? These vectors—the when, where, how, and who—of risk media define the concerns of this volume, which aims to define, historicize, and critically…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Psychiatric Genetics

    Styles of Thought in Psychiatric Genetics, 1st Edition

    By Michael Arribas-Ayllon, Andrew Bartlett, Jamie Lewis

    Psychiatric Genetics: Styles of Thought in Psychiatric Genetics offers a detailed exploration of the ways in which promissory science copes with the increasing scale and expectations of genomic research. Psychiatric genetics has emerged from several distinct styles of scientific reasoning that…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Science-Activists and their Contested Paradigms

    An interactionist perspective on environmental risk and knowledge exchange, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin W. Kelly

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • The Reproductive Body at Work

    The South African Bioeconomy of Egg Donation, 1st Edition

    By Verena Namberger

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing, 1st Edition

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Genetic Ancestry

    Our Stories, Our Pasts, 1st Edition

    By Jada Benn Torres, Gabriel A. Torres Colón

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    New Biological Anthropology

  • Science In Society

    An Introduction to Social Studies of Science, 2nd Edition

    By Massimiano Bucchi

    The world around us is continually being shaped by science, and by society’s relationship to it. In recent years sociologists have been increasingly preoccupied with the latter, and now in this fascinating book, Massimiano Bucchi provides a brief introduction to this topical issue. Bucchi provides…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Law, Technology and Society

    Reimagining the Regulatory Environment, 1st Edition

    By Roger Brownsword

    This book considers the implications of the regulatory burden being borne increasingly by technological management rather than by rules of law. If crime is controlled, if human health and safety is secured, if the environment is protected, not by rules but by measures of technological management –…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Equity, Exclusion and Everyday Science Learning

    The Experiences of Minoritised Groups, 1st Edition

    By Emily Dawson

    Equity, Exclusion and Everyday Science Learning explores how some people are excluded from science education and communication. Taking the role of science in society as a starting point, it critically examines the concept of equity in science learning and develops a framework to support inclusive…

    Hardback – 2019-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience, 1st Edition

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

     Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience relates the intensifying effort of bioentrepreneurs to apply genetic engineering technologies to the human species and to extend the commercial reach of synthetic biology or "extreme genetic engineering." In 1980…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge

  • Uncertain Bioethics

    Human Dignity and Moral Risk, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Napier

    Bioethics is a field of inquiry and as such is fundamentally an epistemic discipline. Knowing how we make moral judgments can bring into relief why certain arguments on various bioethical issues appear plausible to one side and obviously false to the other. Uncertain Bioethics makes a significant…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

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