Sociology: Sociology of Science & Technology

  • Technology, Media and Social Movements book cover

    Technology, Media and Social Movements

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Kevin Gillan

    This book offers an interdisciplinary set of contributions from leading scholars, and explores the complex relationship between media, technology and social movements. It provides a valuable resource for scholars and students working in this rapidly developing field. Providing theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-12-16 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Risk book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Risk

    Edited by Bishnupriya Ghosh, Bhaskar Sarkar

    Who are the targets of the risk media? Who are most in danger? Who produces the conditions for risk emergence? Who manages risk? Who lives with it? These vectors—the when, where, how, and who—of risk media define the concerns of this volume, which aims to define, historicize, and critically…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Routledge Handbook of Cultural Sociology: 2nd Edition book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Cultural Sociology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Laura Grindstaff, John R. Hall, Ming-cheng Lo

    The thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the Handbook of Cultural Sociology provides an unparalleled overview of sociological and related scholarship on the complex relations of culture to social structures and everyday life. With 70 essays written by scholars from around the world, the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Impressionable Biologies: From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics book cover

    Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics

    By Maurizio Meloni

    Today environmental epigenetics and microbiomics are significantly contributing to a reconfiguration of the body as profoundly permeable to its surroundings and extensively shaped by environmental factors. These views of biological plasticity represent an important discontinuity with the bounded…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Soviet Science and Engineering in the Shadow of the Cold War book cover

    Soviet Science and Engineering in the Shadow of the Cold War

    By Hiroshi Ichikawa

    The 1950s were a vital time in the history of science. In accordance with the intensification of the Cold War, many scientific talents were mobilized to several military-related research and development projects not only in the United States, but also in the Soviet Union. Contrary to the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Law, Technology and Dispute Resolution: The Privatisation of Coercion book cover

    Law, Technology and Dispute Resolution

    The Privatisation of Coercion

    By Riikka Koulu

    The use of new information and communication technologies both inside the courts and in private online dispute resolution services is quickly changing everyday conflict management. However, the implications of the increasingly disruptive role of technology in dispute resolution remain largely…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Technology Assessment in Practice and Theory book cover

    Technology Assessment in Practice and Theory

    By Armin Grunwald

    Technological advance affects almost all areas of human life. Rapid digitization, increased mobility, new biotechnologies, and nanotechnology deeply influence, amongst others, industrial production, entertainment, work, military affairs, and individual life. Besides overwhelmingly positive effects…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Regulating Blockchain: Law, Technology and the Ethics of Political Economy book cover

    Regulating Blockchain

    Law, Technology and the Ethics of Political Economy

    By Robert Herian

    As the distributed architecture underpinning the initial Bitcoin anarcho-capitalist, libertarian project, "blockchain" entered wider public imagination and vocabulary only very recently. Yet in a short space of time it has become more mainstream and synonymous with a spectacular variety of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Mobilities and Complexities book cover

    Mobilities and Complexities

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen, Sven Kesselring, Mimi Sheller

    The new ‘mobilities turn’ (Sheller, Urry 2006) has become a powerful perspective in social theory. John Urry’s oeuvre has been very influential in the emergence of this new field and has had lasting impacts on many scholars. This collection presents originally commissioned essays from leading…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery: The Eye in Ideas book cover

    Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery

    The Eye in Ideas

    By Nigel . Sanitt

    Many aspects of research activity in science are opaque to outsiders and this opacity infects how connections are made between science and other disciplines. The aim of Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery is to try to shine a light through the mist of scientific research by…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge

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

    Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication in Society

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Time Geography book cover

    Time Geography

    By Kajsa Ellegård

    Time Geography is a mode of thinking that helps understanding change in society, the wider context and ecological consequences of human actions. This book presents its assumptions, concepts, methods, and exemplifies applications. The intellectual path of the Swedish Geographer Torsten Hägerstrand…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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