Sociology of Science & Technology Products

  • Equity, Exclusion and Everyday Science Learning

    The experiences of minoritised groups

    By Emily Dawson

    Science plays an important role in our societies and permeates cultural practices through the mass media, schooling and museums, as well as politics and personal decision-making. But to what extent is public or everyday science learning an educational, cultural or political resource accessible to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Phenomenology of the Broken Body

    Edited by Espen Dahl, Cassandra Falke, Thor Eirik Eriksen

    Some fundamental aspects of the lived body only become evident when it breaks down through illness, weakness or pain. From a phenomenological point of view, various breakdowns are worth analyzing for their own sake, and discussing them also opens up overlooked dimensions of our bodily constitution.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Uncertain Bioethics

    Human Dignity and Moral Risk

    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 Annals of Bioethics

  • Technologies of Refuge and Displacement

    Rethinking Digital Divides

    By Linda Leung

    This book explores access to and use of technology from the perspective of those on the ’wrong’ side of the digital divide, examining refugees as a group that has received scant attention as technology users, in spite of their need for technology as a means to maintaining links with family during…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 

  • Surveillance in Central and Eastern Europe

    From Dictatorship of the Communist Party to Dictate of the Free Market

    By Aleš Završnik

    During Communist rule, surveillance across Central and Eastern Europe was used primarily to secure political conformity and uphold the political regime. The profound political, economic, social and legal changes which have occurred in the region over the last 20 years, including the transition to a…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 

  • Stigma 2.0

    Abuse, Insults and Mocking on the Internet

    By David Shulman

    Trolls, ranters, critics and teasers: the Internet teems with people who insult others. As the Internet has brought about a technological capacity for people to archive discrediting characteristics as though they are collectibles, to mock people with more representative power than has ever been…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Interactionist Currents

  • Bodies and Enhancement Technology

    A Posthumanist Exploration of Somatechnologies

    By Lucie Dalibert

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 

  • The Culture of AI

    Everyday Life and the Digital Revolution

    By Anthony Elliott

    In this ground-breaking book, Cambridge-trained sociologist Anthony Elliott argues that much of what passes for conventional wisdom about artificial intelligence is either ill-considered or plain wrong. The reason? The AI revolution is not so much about cyborgs and super-robots in the future, but…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 

  • Invisible Search and Online Search Engines

    The Ubiquity of Search in Everyday Life

    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 – 2019-01-15 

  • The Scientific, Clinical and Commercial Development of the Stem Cell

    From Radiobiology to Regenerative Medicine

    By Alison Kraft

    This book offers timely and novel insights on the development of what may be the most important medical technology of the twenty-first century. It is the first academic book to document the emergence of the stem cell as an icon of modern medicine and science, which also offers a critical analysis…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Genetics and Society

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • Before Birth

    Understanding Prenatal Screening

    Edited by Elizabeth Ettorre

    This title was first published in 2001. Featuring contributions from the UK, Finland, The Netherlands and Greece, this unique book explores the ongoing tensions and important ethical, legal and social issues related to the development of prenatal screening and the growth of new genetic technologies.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

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