Sociology of Science & Technology Products

  • 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 – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • 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 – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism

    Edited by Juha Saatsi

    Scientific Realism is one of the most fundamental notions in the philosophy of science and is emerging as a major topic across academic disciplines. The Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting subject and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Smartphone Cultures

    Edited by Jane Vincent, LESLIE HADDON

    Smartphone Cultures explores emerging questions about the ways in which this mobile technology and its apps have been produced, represented, regulated and incorporated into everyday social practices, as the various authors in this volume each locate their contributions within the circuit of culture…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • A Socio-Legal Study of Hacking

    Breaking and Remaking Law and Technology

    By Michael Anthony C. Dizon

    The relationship between hacking and the law has always been complex and conflict-ridden. This book examines the relations and interactions between hacking and the law with a view to understanding how hackers influence and are influenced by technology laws and policies. In our increasingly digital…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Death and Digital Media

    By Michael Arnold, Martin Gibbs, Tamara Kohn, James Meese, Bjorn Nansen

    Death and Digital Media provides a critical overview of how people mourn, commemorate and interact with the dead through digital media. It maps the historical and shifting landscape of digital death, considering a wide range of social, commercial and institutional responses to technological…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth

    Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing

    By Helen Watt

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth addresses the unique moral questions raised by pregnancy and its intimate bodily nature. From assisted reproduction to abortion and ‘vital conflict’ resolution to more everyday concerns of the pregnant woman, this book argues for pregnancy as a close…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids

    By Daniel S. Goldberg

    In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Un-making Environmental Activism

    Beyond Modern/Colonial Binaries in the GMO Controversy

    By Doerthe Rosenow

    Much environmental activism is caught in a logic that plays science against emotion, objective evidence against partisan aims, and human interest against a nature that has intrinsic value. Radical activists, by contrast, play down the role of science in determining environmental politics, but read…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity

    Constructing and contesting knowledge

    Edited by Michel. P. Pimbert

    Contestations over knowledge – and who controls its production – are a key focus of social movements and other actors that promote food sovereignty, agroecology and biocultural diversity. This book critically examines the kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing needed for food sovereignty,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Science and Narratives of Nature

    East and West

    Edited by Jobin M. Kanjirakkat, Gordon McOuat, Sundar Sarukkai

    The discourse and practice of science are deeply connected to explicit and implicit narratives of nature. However, nature has been understood in diverse ways by cultures across the world. Could these different views of nature generate the possibility of alternate views on science? Part of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge India
    Science and Technology Studies

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