Sociology: Sociology of Science & Technology

  • Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication in Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication in Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leah A. Lievrouw, Brian D. Loader

    Written by a distinguished group of leading scholars from around the world, the Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication provides a comprehensive, unique and multidisciplinary exploration of this rapidly growing and vibrant field of study. The Handbook adopts a three-part…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Cycling: A sociology of velo-mobility book cover

    Cycling

    A sociology of velo-mobility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Cox

    Cycling: a Sociology of Vélomobility explores cycling as a sociological phenomenon. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, it considers the interaction of materials, competences and meanings that comprise a variety of cycling practices. What might appear at first to be self-evident actions…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Gendered Power and Mobile Technology: Intersections in the Global South book cover

    Gendered Power and Mobile Technology

    Intersections in the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Wamala Larsson, Laura Stark

    Mobile phones are widely viewed as the information and communication technology that holds the most promise for bridging global digital divides. Gendered Power and Mobile Technology uses empirical research to focus on changing intersections between technology, gender and other categories of social…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • The Matrix of Stem Cell Research Revisited book cover

    The Matrix of Stem Cell Research Revisited

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Hauskeller, Arne Manzeschke, Anja Pichl

    This multi-disciplinary book presents the current state of stem cell science in society, twenty years on from the first cultivation of human embryonic stem cells and ten years after the invention of genetically altered human stem cells. The once specialist field has morphed into a billion-dollar…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Wellness in Whiteness: Biomedicalisation and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women book cover

    Wellness in Whiteness

    Biomedicalisation and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women, 1st Edition

    By Amina Mire

    This book analyses the social and ethical implications of the globalization of emerging skin-whitening and anti-ageing biotechnology. Using an intersectional theoretical framework and a content analysis methodology drawn from cultural studies, the sociology of knowledge, the history of colonial…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The Reproductive Body at Work: The South African Bioeconomy of Egg Donation book cover

    The Reproductive Body at Work

    The South African Bioeconomy of Egg Donation, 1st Edition

    By Verena Namberger

    The transnational industry surrounding assisted reproductive technology and regenerative medicine is based on the unacknowledged labour of gamete providers, surrogates, and research subjects; and benefits from low labour costs in ‘enabling’ sectors such as logistics and transport. This finding…

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

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks: Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing book cover

    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

  • The Sociology of Structural Disaster: Beyond Fukushima book cover

    The Sociology of Structural Disaster

    Beyond Fukushima, 1st Edition

    By Miwao Matsumoto

    How and why did credible scientists, engineers, government officials, journalists, and others collectively give rise to a drastic failure to control the threat to the population of the Fukushima disaster? Why was there no effort on the part of inter-organizational networks, well-coordinated in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds: ediating Drug-Body-World Relations book cover

    Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds

    ediating Drug-Body-World Relations, 1st Edition

    By Fay Dennis

    Drug use is widely understood in terms on its subjects, substances and settings. But what happens when these distinctions start to blur? Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds moves away from the ‘materiality’ of drug use and non-human matter and offers unique and fresh insights into the world…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Science In Society: An Introduction to Social Studies of Science book cover

    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

  • Psychiatric Genetics: From Hereditary Madness to Big Biology book cover

    Psychiatric Genetics

    From Hereditary Madness to Big Biology, 1st Edition

    By Michael Arribas-Ayllon, Andrew Bartlett, Jamie Lewis

    Psychiatric genetics has become ‘Big Biology’. This may come as a surprising development to those familiar with its controversial history. From eugenic origins and contentious twin studies to a global network of laboratories employing high-throughput genetic and genomic technologies, biological…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Law, Technology and Society: Reimagining the Regulatory Environment book cover

    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

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