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  • The Good Life in a Technological Age

    The Good Life in a Technological Age

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415754521

    Modern technology has changed the way we live, work, play, communicate, fight, love, and die. Yet few works have systematically explored these changes in light of their implications for individual and social welfare. How can we conceptualize and eva…

  • The Good Life in a Technological Age

    The Good Life in a Technological Age

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415891264

    Modern technology has changed the way we live, work, play, communicate, fight, love, and die. Yet few works have systematically explored these changes in light of their implications for individual and social welfare. How can we conceptualize and eva…

  • Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society

    Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138217379

    Imagining, forecasting and predicting the future is an inextricable and increasingly important part of the present. States, organizations and individuals almost continuously have to make decisions about future actions, financial investments or techn…

  • Science, Africa and Europe

    Science, Africa and Europe

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815378310

    Historically, scientists and experts have played a prominent role in shaping the relationship between Europe and Africa. Starting with travel writers and missionary intellectuals in the 17th century, European savants have engaged in the study of nat…

  • The Politics of Bioethics

    The Politics of Bioethics
    av Alan Petersen

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415990066

    Recent rapid advances in the biosciences have led to considerable debate about the social, ethical, and legal implications of research and its applications. The mapping of the human genome, advances in cloning techniques, the harvesting of embryonic…

  • The Politics of Bioethics

    The Politics of Bioethics
    av Alan Petersen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415851398

    Recent rapid advances in the biosciences have led to considerable debate about the social, ethical, and legal implications of research and its applications. The mapping of the human genome, advances in cloning techniques, the harvesting of embryonic…

  • Visualization in the Age of Computerization

    Visualization in the Age of Computerization

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415814454

    Digitalization and computerization are now pervasive in science. This has deep consequences for our understanding of scientific knowledge and of the scientific process, and challenges longstanding assumptions and traditional frameworks of thinking o…

  • Global Public Health Vigilance

    Global Public Health Vigilance
    av Lorna Weir

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415958424

    Global Public Health Vigilance is the first sociological book to investigate recent changes in how global public health authorities imagine and respond to international threats to human health. This book explores a remarkable period of conceptual in…

  • The Leisure Commons

    The Leisure Commons
    av Payal Arora

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415887113

    There is much excitement about Web 2.0 as an unprecedented, novel, community-building space for experiencing, producing, and consuming leisure, particularly through social network sites. What is needed is a perspective that is invested in neither a…

  • The Fukushima Effect

    The Fukushima Effect

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815370567

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading c…

  • The Fukushima Effect

    The Fukushima Effect

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138830783

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading c…

  • Internet and Emotions

    Internet and Emotions

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415819442

    Nothing seems more far removed from the visceral, bodily experience of emotions than the cold, rational technology of the Internet. But as this collection shows, the internet and emotions intersect in interesting and surprising ways. Internet and Em…

  • Biology and Political Science

    Biology and Political Science
    av Robert Blank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415757737

    This book demonstrates the increasing interest of some social scientists in the theories, research and findings of life sciences in building a more interdisciplinary approach to the study of politics. It discusses the development of biopolitics as a…

  • The Culture of Science

    The Culture of Science

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415851022

    This book offers the first comparative account of the changes and stabilities of public perceptions of science within the US, France, China, Japan, and across Europe over the past few decades. The contributors address the influence of cultural facto…

  • The Culture of Science

    The Culture of Science

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415873697

    This book offers the first comparative account of the changes and stabilities of public perceptions of science within the US, France, China, Japan, and across Europe over the past few decades. The contributors address the influence of cultural facto…

  • Rethinking Disability

    Rethinking Disability
    av Michael Schillmeier

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415993258

    This text is a critical and empirically-based introduction to disability studies. It offers a comprehensive, book-length analysis of disability through the lens of Science and Technology Studies (STS), and presents a practice-oriented discussion of…

  • Rethinking Disability

    Rethinking Disability
    av Michael Schillmeier

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415810548

    This text is a critical and empirically-based introduction to disability studies. It offers a comprehensive, book-length analysis of disability through the lens of Science and Technology Studies (STS), and presents a practice-oriented discussion of…

  • Science and the Media

    Science and the Media
    av Massimiano Bucchi

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415510516

    In the days of global warming and BSE, science is increasingly a public issue. This book provides a theoretical framework which allows us to understand why and how scientists address the general public. The author develops the argument that turning…

  • Science Images and Popular Images of the Sciences

    Science Images and Popular Images of the Sciences

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415512404

    What is a popular image of science and where does it come from? Little is known about the formation of science images and their transformation into popular images of science. In this anthology, contributions from two areas of expertise: image theory…

  • Science Images and Popular Images of the Sciences

    Science Images and Popular Images of the Sciences

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415383813

    What is a popular image of science and where does it come from? Little is known about the formation of science images and their transformation into popular images of science. In this anthology, contributions from two areas of expertise: image theory…

  • Information Communication Technology and Social Transformation

    Information Communication Technology and Social Transformation
    av Hugh F. Cline

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138016804

    This book argues that information communication technologies are not creating new forms of social structure, but rather altering long-standing institutions and amplifying existing trends of social change that have their origins in ancient times. Usi…

  • Digitizing Identities

    Digitizing Identities

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138794634

    This book explores contemporary transformations of identities in a digitizing society across a range of domains of modern life. As digital technology and ICTs have come to pervade virtually all aspects of modern societies, the routine registration o…

  • The Ethics of Ordinary Technology

    The Ethics of Ordinary Technology
    av Michel Puech

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138659346

    Technology is even more than our world, our form of life, our civilization. Technology interacts with the world to change it. Philosophers need to seriously address the fluidity of a smartphone interface, the efficiency of a Dyson vacuum cleaner, or…

  • The Ethics of Ordinary Technology

    The Ethics of Ordinary Technology
    av Michel Puech

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138486546

    Technology is even more than our world, our form of life, our civilization. Technology interacts with the world to change it. Philosophers need to seriously address the fluidity of a smartphone interface, the efficiency of a Dyson vacuum cleaner, or…

  • Journalism, Science and Society

    Journalism, Science and Society

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415375283

    Analyzing the role of journalists in science communication, this book presents a perspective on how this is going to evolve in the twenty-first century. The book takes three distinct perspectives on this interesting subject. Firstly, science journal…

  • Journalism, Science and Society

    Journalism, Science and Society

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415881340

    Analyzing the role of journalists in science communication, this book presents a perspective on how this is going to evolve in the twenty-first century. The book takes three distinct perspectives on this interesting subject. Firstly, science journal…

  • Critique, Social Media and the Information Society

    Critique, Social Media and the Information Society

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415841856

    In times of global capitalist crisis we are witnessing a return of critique in the form of a surging interest in critical theories (such as the critical political economy of Karl Marx) and social rebellions as a reaction to the commodification and i…

  • Transparency and Surveillance as Sociotechnical Accountability

    Transparency and Surveillance as Sociotechnical Accountability

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138790735

    Surveillance and transparency are both significant and increasingly pervasive activities in neoliberal societies. Surveillance is taken up as a means to achieving security and efficiency; transparency is seen as a mechanism for ensuring compliance o…

  • Animals, Disease and Human Society

    Animals, Disease and Human Society
    av Joanna Swabe

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138007161

    This book explores the history and nature of our dependency on other animals and the implications of this for human and animal health. Writing from an historical and sociological perspective, Joanna Swabe's work discusses such issues as: * animal do…

  • Future Courses of Human Societies

    Future Courses of Human Societies

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138488915

    The future as a field of inquiry, debate or forecasts continues to flourish. However, this book differs from existing literature in several important ways. It is not another publication on future scenarios guided by a linear technological fix - nor…

  • Wired and Mobilizing

    Wired and Mobilizing
    av Victoria Carty

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415880701

    This book highlights how online networking offers potential for new forms of activist mobilizing, repertoires, participatory democracy, direct action, fundraising, and civic engagement. It calls for a re-conceptualization of some of the main tenets…

  • Wired and Mobilizing

    Wired and Mobilizing
    av Victoria Carty

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415811033

    This book highlights how online networking offers potential for new forms of activist mobilizing, repertoires, participatory democracy, direct action, fundraising, and civic engagement. It calls for a re-conceptualization of some of the main tenets…

  • Internet and Surveillance

    Internet and Surveillance

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415633642

    The Internet has been transformed in the past years from a system primarily oriented on information provision into a medium for communication and community-building. The notion of "Web 2.0", social software, and social networking sites such as Faceb…

  • Internet and Surveillance

    Internet and Surveillance

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415891608

    The Internet has been transformed in the past years from a system primarily oriented on information provision into a medium for communication and community-building. The notion of "Web 2.0", social software, and social networking sites such as Faceb…

  • Technoculture and Critical Theory

    Technoculture and Critical Theory
    av Simon Cooper

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415753555

    The author explores the work of major thinkers and cultural movements that have grappled with the complex relationship between technology, politics and culture. Subjects such as the Internet, cloning, warfare, fascism and Virtual Reality are placed…

  • Scientific Imperialism

    Scientific Imperialism

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138059344

    The growing body of research on interdisciplinarity has encouraged a more in depth analysis of the relations that hold among academic disciplines. In particular, the incursion of one scientific discipline into another discipline's traditional domain…

  • Video Surveillance and Social Control in a Comparative Perspective

    Video Surveillance and Social Control in a Comparative Perspective

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138920620

    This edited collection reports the results of a comparative study of video surveillance/CCTV in Germany, Poland, and Sweden. It investigates how video surveillance as technologically mediated social control is affected by national characteristics, w…

  • Video Surveillance and Social Control in a Comparative Perspective

    Video Surveillance and Social Control in a Comparative Perspective

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415628600

    This edited collection reports the results of a comparative study of video surveillance/CCTV in Germany, Poland, and Sweden. It investigates how video surveillance as technologically mediated social control is affected by national characteristics, w…

  • Commodified Bodies

    Commodified Bodies
    av Oliver Decker

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415854832

    Commodified Bodies examines the social practice of organ transplantation and trafficking and scrutinises the increasingly neoliberal tendencies in the medical system. It analyses phenomena such as the denomination of human body parts as "raw materia…

  • Biometrics

    Biometrics
    av Joseph Pugliese

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415811040

    Biometric technologies, such as finger- or facial-scan, are being deployed across a variety of social contexts in order to facilitate and guarantee identity verification and authentication. In the post-9/11 world, biometric technologies have experie…

  • The Sociology of Structural Disaster

    The Sociology of Structural Disaster
    av Miwao Matsumoto

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138230347

    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…

  • Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Daiichi

    Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Daiichi

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138833272

    Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Daiichi is a timely and groundbreaking account of the disturbing landscape of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown amidst an earthquake and tsunami on Japan's northeast coastline on March 11, 2011. It provides rivetin…

  • Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Daiichi

    Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Daiichi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415527835

    Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Daiichi is a timely and groundbreaking account of the disturbing landscape of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown amidst an earthquake and tsunami on Japan's northeast coastline on March 11, 2011. It provides rivetin…

  • Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives

    Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives
    av Jill Walsh

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138679818

    Adolescents are forging a new path to self-development, taking advantage of the technology at their fingertips to produce desired results.In Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives, Walsh specifically explores how social media impacts teenager…

  • The Digital Evolution of an American Identity

    The Digital Evolution of an American Identity
    av C. Waite

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415897617

    The Digital Evolution of an American Identity details how the concept of American individualism is challenged by the digital revolution. As digital media alter our print-dominant culture, assumptions regarding the relationship of the individual to t…

  • The Digital Evolution of an American Identity

    The Digital Evolution of an American Identity
    av C. Waite

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138914681

    The Digital Evolution of an American Identity details how the concept of American individualism is challenged by the digital revolution. As digital media alter our print-dominant culture, assumptions regarding the relationship of the individual to t…

  • Science, Risk, and Policy

    Science, Risk, and Policy
    av Andrew J. Knight

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138189263

    For decades, experts and the public have been at odds over the nature and magnitude of risks and how they should be mitigated through policy. Experts argue that the fears of the public are irrational, and that public policy should be based on sound…

  • The Globalization of American Infrastructure

    The Globalization of American Infrastructure
    av Matthew Heins

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138188563

    This book gives an account of how the U.S. freight transportation system has been impacted and "globalized," since the 1950s, by the presence of the shipping container. A globally standardized object, the container carries cargo moving in internatio…

  • Biomedicine as Culture

    Biomedicine as Culture

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415957984

    This volume offers interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary biomedicine as a cultural practice. It brings together leading scholars from cultural anthropology, sociology, history, and science studies to conduct a critical dialogue on the cultu…

  • Biomedicine as Culture

    Biomedicine as Culture

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415883177

    This volume offers interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary biomedicine as a cultural practice. It brings together leading scholars from cultural anthropology, sociology, history, and science studies to conduct a critical dialogue on the cultu…

  • Wind Power and Power Politics

    Wind Power and Power Politics

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415961301

    The aim of the book is to analyse the factors that have influenced wind power outcomes in a range of countries which have featured significant wind power deployment programmes. A central theme is the relationship between patterns of ownership and th…

  • The Social Life of Nanotechnology

    The Social Life of Nanotechnology

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415899055

    This book addresses the interconnections and tensions between technological development, the social benefits and risks of new technology, and the changing political economy of a global world system as they apply to the emerging field of nanotechnolo…

  • The Cultural Authority of Science

    The Cultural Authority of Science

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138059924

    The cultural authority of science is the authority that is granted to science in any particular context. This authority is as much a matter of image and perceived legitimacy as of statutory guarantee. However, while authority can be charismatic, bas…