Sociology: Sociology of Science & Technology

  • Theorizing Digital Divides book cover

    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

  • Species and Machines: The Human Subjugation of Nature book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Innovative ICT-enabled Services and Social Inclusion book cover

    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technology, Work and Organizations

  • Social Learning Technologies: The Introduction of Multimedia in Education book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Innovation Policies in Europe and the US: The New Agenda book cover

    Innovation Policies in Europe and the US

    The New Agenda

    By Susana Borrás

    Edited by Peter S. Biegelbauer

    This title was first published in 2003.During the 1990s research and technological development policies moved from a 'problem-solving' approach towards a wider one focusing on the systemic nature of the innovation process. This change can be featured as the transition from a technology policy…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Teleworking in the Countryside: Home-Based Working in the Information Society book cover

    Teleworking in the Countryside

    Home-Based Working in the Information Society

    By Michael Antony Clark

    This title was first published in 2000. Since the 1970s there has been widespread debate on the potential of information communication technologies on the organization of work and in particular, the implications of and opportunities engendered through telework and the decentralization of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Anti-GenetiX: The Emergence of the Anti-GM Movement book cover

    Anti-GenetiX

    The Emergence of the Anti-GM Movement

    By Derrick A. Purdue

    This title was first published in 2000:  The development of genetically-modified foods has given rise to much widespread and heated debate on the possible consequences - both positive and negative - of this new technology. This book not only addresses the broad issues involved (outlining the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Fitness, Technology and Society: Amusing Ourselves to Life book cover

    Fitness, Technology and Society

    Amusing Ourselves to Life

    By Brad Millington

    The fitness industry is experiencing a new boom characterized by the proliferation of interactive and customizable technology, from exercise-themed video games to smartphone apps to wearable fitness trackers. This new technology presents the possibility of boundless self-tracking, generating highly…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Key Thinkers on the Environment book cover

    Key Thinkers on the Environment

    Edited by Joy A. Palmer Cooper, David E. Cooper

    Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer Cooper and David E. Cooper, themselves distinguished authors on environmental matters, have assembled a team of expert contributors to summarize and analyse the thinking of diverse and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

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