Sociology of Science & Technology Products

  • Participatory Surveillance

    Sharing our Life Online

    By Anders Albrechtslund

    Pursuing current new trajectories in surveillance studies, this book explores, analyses and develops the concept of ’participatory surveillance’, challenging dominant approaches that emphasise organisations, power relations and notions of ’Big Brother’ in order to focus instead on the activities of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Gay Science

    Intimate Experiments with the Problem of HIV

    By Kane Race

    Since the onset of the HIV epidemic, the behaviour of men who have sex with men has been subject to intense scrutiny on the part of the behavioural and sociomedical sciences. What happens when we consider the work of these sciences to be not merely descriptive, but also constitutive of the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • International Science and Technology Education

    Exploring Culture, Economy and Social Perceptions

    Edited by Ortwin Renn, Nicole C. Karafyllis, Andreas Hohlt, Dorothea Taube

    Education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is crucial for taking advantage of the prospects of new scientific discoveries initiating or promoting technological changes, and managing opportunities and risks associated with innovations. This book explores the emerging…

    Paperback – 2017-08-26 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment

    Life Beyond the Human

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies raise legal, ethical,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Phenomenological Bioethics

    Medical Technologies, Human Suffering, and the Meaning of Being Alive

    By Fredrik Svenaeus

    Emerging medical technologies are changing our views on human nature and whatit means to be alive, healthy, and leading a good life. Reproductive technologies,genetic diagnosis, organ transplantation, and psychopharmacological drugs all raiseexistential questions that need to be tackled by way of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Spaces for the Future

    A Companion to Philosophy of Technology

    Edited by Joseph C. Pitt, Ashley Shew

    Focused on mapping out contemporary and future domains in philosophy of technology, this volume serves as an excellent, forward-looking resource in the field and in cognate areas of study.  The 32 chapters, all of them appearing in print here for the first time, were written by both established…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Liberalism 2.0 and the Rise of China

    Global Crisis, Innovation and Urban Mobility

    By David Tyfield

    What can we do in this period of historic, global turbulence? Mainstream narratives have no plausible account of how to stop exacerbating the multiple, overlapping challenges; much less begin to address them meaningfully. The only thing everyone agrees is innovation will be needed. But what is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Big Data, Surveillance and Crisis Management

    Edited by Kees Boersma, Chiara Fonio

    Big data, surveillance, crisis management. Three largely different and richly researched fields, however, the interplay amongst these three domains is rarely addressed. In this enlightening title, the link between these three fields is very much explored in a consequential order through a variety…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Surveillance

  • Digital Music Distribution

    The Sociology of Online Music Streams

    By Hendrik Storstein Spilker

    The digital music revolution and the rise of piracy cultures has transformed the music world as we knew it. Digital Music Distribution aims to go beyond the polarized and reductive perception of ‘piracy wars’ to offer a broader and richer understanding of the paradoxes inherent in new forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Collaboration across Health Research and Medical Care

    Healthy Collaboration

    Edited by Bart Penders, Niki Vermeulen, John Parker

    Health research and health care practice are radically transforming as governments invest more in large scale, national and international health projects with increasing levels of interdisciplinarity as populations age and as nations grow wealthier. This volume examines the structures and dynamics…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

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