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Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society

Edited by: Daniel Lee Kleinman , Kelly Moore

Print publication date:  May  2014
Online publication date:  June  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415531528
eBook ISBN: 9780203101827
Adobe ISBN: 9781136237164

10.4324/9780203101827
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Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena. Concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives are being drawn both from long-established and relatively young disciplines. From its origins in philosophical and political debates about the creation and use of scientific knowledge, STS has become a wide and deep space for the consideration of the place of science and technology in the world, past and present.

The Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology and Society seeks to capture the dynamism and breadth of the field by presenting work that pushes the reader to think about science and technology and their intersections with social life in new ways. The interdisciplinary contributions by international experts in this handbook are organized around six topic areas:

  • embodiment
  • consuming technoscience
  • digitization
  • environments
  • science as work
  • rules and standards

This volume highlights a range of theoretical and empirical approaches to some of the persistent – and new – questions in the field. It will be useful for students and scholars throughout the social sciences and humanities, including in science and technology studies, history, geography, critical race studies, sociology, communications, women’s and gender studies, anthropology, and political science.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The Emergence, Politics, and Marketplace of Native American DNA 1  Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Technoscience, Racism, and the Metabolic Syndrome Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Standards as “Weapons of Exclusion”Ex-gays and the materialization of the male body Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Curves to Bodies Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Producing the Consumer of Genetic Testing Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The Social Life of DTC Genetics Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Cultures of Visibility and the Shape of Social Controversies in the Global High-Tech Electronics Industry Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The Science of Robust Bodies in Neoliberalizing India Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Toward the Inclusion of Pricing Models in Sociotechnical Analyses Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Web, Digital Prostheses, and Augmented Subjectivity Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Political Culture of Gaming in Korea amid Neoliberal Globalization Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Cultural Understandings and Contestations in the Global Governance of Information Technologies and Networks 1  Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Green Energy, Public Engagement, and the Politics of Scale Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Political Scale and Conflicts over Knowledge Production Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Not Here and Everywhere Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Political Ideology and the Green-Energy Transition in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Risk State Download PDF
Chapter  18:  From River to Border Download PDF
Chapter  19:  State-Environment Relationality Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Invisible Production and the Production of Invisibility Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Social Scientists and Humanists in the Health Research Field Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Women in the Knowledge Economy Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The Utilitarian View of Science and the Norms and Practices of Korean Scientists 1  Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Science as Comfort Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Declarative Bodies Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Big Pharma and Big Medicine in the Global Environment Download PDF
Chapter  27:  On the Effects of e-Government on Political Institutions Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Science, Social Justice, and Post-Belmont Research EthicsImplications for regulation and environmental health science Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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