Sociology of Science & Technology Products

  • Becoming-Social in a Networked Age

    By Neal Thomas

    This book examines the semiotic effects of protocols and algorithms at work in popular social media systems, bridging philosophical conversations in human-computer interaction (HCI) and information systems (IS) design with contemporary work in critical media, technology and software studies. Where…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The Sociology of Epigenetics

    A New Biopolitical Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

    By Maurizio Meloni

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Scientific Imperialism

    Exploring the Boundaries of Interdisciplinarity

    Edited by Uskali Mäki, Adrian Walsh, Manuela Fernández Pinto

    The growing body of research on interdisciplinarity has encouraged a more in depth analysis of the relations that hold among academic disciplines. In particular, the incursion of one scientific discipline into another discipline’s traditional domain, also known as scientific imperialism, has been a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Innovative ICT-enabled Services and Social Inclusion

    Edited by Jyoti Choudrie, Sherah Kurnia, Panayiota Tsatsou

    Social Inclusion and Usability of Innovative ICT-enabled Services is a cutting-edge research book written for researchers, students, academics, technology experts, activists and policy makers. The book explores a wide range of issues concerning innovative ICT-enabled digital services, their…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technology, Work and Organizations

  • Transdisciplinary Research and Sustainability

    Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation

    Edited by Martina Padmanabhan

    Transdisciplinarity is a new way of scientifically meeting the challenges of sustainability. Indeed, interdisciplinary collaboration and co-operation with non-academic ‘practice partners’ is at the core of this; creating contextualised, socially relevant knowledge about complex real-world problems.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

  • Theorizing Digital Divides

    Edited by Massimo Ragnedda, Glenn W. Muschert

    Although discussion of the digital divide is a relatively new phenomenon, social inequality is a deeply entrenched part of our current social world, and is now reproduced in the digital sphere. Such inequalities have been described in multiple traditions of social thought and theoretical approaches…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Netspaces

    Space and Place in a Networked World

    By Katharine S. Willis

    The focus of this book is on understanding and explaining the way that our increasingly networked world impacts on the legibility of cities; that is how we experience and inhabit urban space. It reflects on the nature of the spatial effects of the networked and mediated world; from mobile phones…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Species and Machines

    The Human Subjugation of Nature

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book offers a re-examination of the relationship between humans and nature with a new methodology: by examining our entanglement with machines. Using central ideas of critical theory, it uncovers the suppression of nature through technology, tools and engines. It focuses on the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Changing Mobilities

    By Monika Büscher

    The hypermobility of the twenty-first century is fragile, arguably on the verge of momentous change. Public space is a particularly important locale of socio-technical innovation in mobile living. Based on studies of emerging mobility practices in and around public places, undertaken as part…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Social Learning Technologies

    The Introduction of Multimedia in Education

    Edited by Marc van Lieshout, Tineke M. Egyedi, Wiebe E. Bijker

    This title was first published in 2001. Offering a fascinating new perspective on the processes of technical and social change, this book complements contemporary innovation studies by adopting an integrative perspective on social learning as characterized by the introduction of educational…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Perspectives on Tele-Education and Virtual Learning Environments

    By Graham Orange, Dave Hobbs

    This title was first published in 2000:  Teaching, learning and assessment methods are constantly evolving, providing the educator with a range of issues and new challenges. This book addresses these challenges through the use of information and communications technologies and presents a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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