Sociology: Sociology of Science & Technology

  • The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice

    Edited by Ryan Holifield, Jayajit Chakraborty, Gordon Walker

    The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice presents an extensive and cutting-edge introduction to the diverse, rapidly growing body of research on pressing issues of environmental justice and injustice. With wide-ranging discussion of current debates, controversies, and questions in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Participatory Surveillance: Sharing our Life Online book cover

    Participatory Surveillance

    Sharing our Life Online

    By Anders Albrechtslund

    Pursuing current new trajectories in surveillance studies, this book explores, analyses and develops the concept of ’participatory surveillance’, challenging dominant approaches that emphasise organisations, power relations and notions of ’Big Brother’ in order to focus instead on the activities of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Risk, Technology, and Moral Emotions book cover

    Risk, Technology, and Moral Emotions

    By Sabine Roeser

    Risks arising from technologies raise important ethical issues. Although technologies such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, ICT, and nuclear energy can improve human well-being, they may also convey risks for our well-being due to, for example, abuse, unintended side-effects, accidents, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Gay Science: Intimate Experiments with the Problem of HIV book cover

    The Gay Science

    Intimate Experiments with the Problem of HIV

    By Kane Race

    Since the onset of the HIV epidemic, the behaviour of men who have sex with men has been subject to intense scrutiny on the part of the behavioural and sociomedical sciences. What happens when we consider the work of these sciences to be not merely descriptive, but also constitutive of the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • The Meat Crisis: Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption book cover

    The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human book cover

    Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment

    Life Beyond the Human

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies raise legal, ethical,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Phenomenological Bioethics: Medical Technologies, Human Suffering, and the Meaning of Being Alive book cover

    Phenomenological Bioethics

    Medical Technologies, Human Suffering, and the Meaning of Being Alive

    By Fredrik Svenaeus

    Fredrik Svenaeus is professor of philosophy at Södertörn University in Stockholm, Sweden.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Spaces for the Future: A Companion to Philosophy of Technology book cover

    Spaces for the Future

    A Companion to Philosophy of Technology

    Edited by Joseph C. Pitt, Ashley Shew

    Focused on mapping out contemporary and future domains in philosophy of technology, this volume serves as an excellent, forward-looking resource in the field and in cognate areas of study.  The 32 chapters, all of them appearing in print here for the first time, were written by both established…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Liberalism 2.0 and the Rise of China: Global Crisis, Innovation and Urban Mobility book cover

    Liberalism 2.0 and the Rise of China

    Global Crisis, Innovation and Urban Mobility

    By David Tyfield

    What can we do in this period of historic, global turbulence? Mainstream narratives have no plausible account of how to stop exacerbating the multiple, overlapping challenges; much less begin to address them meaningfully. The only thing everyone agrees is innovation will be needed. But what is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Big Data, Surveillance and Crisis Management book cover

    Big Data, Surveillance and Crisis Management

    Edited by Kees Boersma, Chiara Fonio

    Big data, surveillance, crisis management. Three largely different and richly researched fields, however, the interplay amongst these three domains is rarely addressed. In this enlightening title, the link between these three fields is very much explored in a consequential order through a variety…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Surveillance

  • Digital Music Distribution: The Sociology of Online Music Streams book cover

    Digital Music Distribution

    The Sociology of Online Music Streams

    By Hendrik Storstein Spilker

    The digital music revolution and the rise of piracy cultures has transformed the music world as we knew it. Digital Music Distribution aims to go beyond the polarized and reductive perception of ‘piracy wars’ to offer a broader and richer understanding of the paradoxes inherent in new forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Collaboration across Health Research and Medical Care: Healthy Collaboration book cover

    Collaboration across Health Research and Medical Care

    Healthy Collaboration

    Edited by Bart Penders, Niki Vermeulen, John Parker

    Health research and health care practice are radically transforming as governments invest more in large scale, national and international health projects with increasing levels of interdisciplinarity as populations age and as nations grow wealthier. This volume examines the structures and dynamics…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

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