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  • Sorting Things Out

    Sorting Things Out
    av Geoffrey C. Bowker

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262522953

    A revealing and surprising look at how classification systems can shape both worldviews and social interactions.What do a seventeenth-century mortality table (whose causes of death include "fainted in a bath," "frighted," and "itch"); the identifica…

  • An Engine, Not a Camera

    An Engine, Not a Camera
    av Donald Mackenzie

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262633673

    In An Engine, Not a Camera, Donald MacKenzie argues that the emergence of modern economic theories of finance affected financial markets in fundamental ways. These new, Nobel Prize-winning theories, based on elegant mathematical models of markets, w…

  • Shaping Technology / Building Society

    Shaping Technology / Building Society

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262521949

    Building on the influential book The Social Construction of Technological Systems, this volume carries forward the project of creating a theory of technological development and implementation that is strongly grounded in both sociology and history.…

  • The Constitution of Algorithms

    The Constitution of Algorithms
    av Florian Jaton

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262542142

    A laboratory study that investigates how algorithms come into existence. Algorithms--often associated with the terms big data, machine learning, or artificial intelligence--underlie the technologies we use every day, and disputes over the consequen…

  • Inventing Accuracy

    Inventing Accuracy
    av Donald Mackenzie

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262631471

    "Mackenzie has achieved a masterful synthesis of engrossing narrative, imaginative concepts, historical perspective, and social concern."Donald MacKenzie follows one line of technology-strategic ballistic missile guidance through a succession of wea…

  • Models of Innovation

    Models of Innovation
    av Benoit Godin

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035897

    Benoit Godin is a Professor at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Montreal.Models abound in science, technology, and society (STS) studies and in science, technology, and innovation (STI) studies. They are continually being invented…

  • Reordering Life

    Reordering Life
    av Stephen Hilgartner

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035866

    How the regimes governing biological research changed during the genomics revolution, focusing on the Human Genome Project.The rise of genomics engendered intense struggle over the control of knowledge. In Reordering Life, Stephen Hilgartner examine…

  • Acting in an Uncertain World

    Acting in an Uncertain World
    av Michel Callon

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262515962

    A call for a new form of democracy in which "hybrid forums" composed of experts and laypeople address such sociotechnical controversies as hazardous waste, genetically modified organisms, and nanotechnology.Controversies over such issues as nuclear…

  • Waves and Forms

    Waves and Forms
    av Basile Zimmermann

    Klotband - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262029056

    An examination of the relationship between technical objects and culture in contemporary China, drawing on concepts from science and technology studies. Technical objects constrain what users do with them. They are not neutral entities but embody in…

  • Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

    Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525381

    A fresh approach to visualization practices in the sciences that considers novel forms of imaging technology and draws on recent theoretical perspectives on representation.Representation in Scientific Practice, published by the MIT Press in 1990, he…

  • The Global Biopolitics of the IUD

    The Global Biopolitics of the IUD
    av Chikako Takeshita

    Klotband - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262016582

    The biography of a multifaceted technological object, the IUD, illuminates how political contexts shaped contraceptive development, marketing, use, and users. The intrauterine device (IUD) is used by 150 million women around the world. It is the sec…

  • Technology and Society

    Technology and Society

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262600736

    An anthology of writings by thinkers ranging from Freeman Dyson to Bruno Latour that focuses on the interconnections of technology, society, and values and how these may affect the future. Technological change does not happen in a vacuum; decisions…

  • Technology and Society

    Technology and Society

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262539968

    Writings by thinkers ranging from Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain to Bruno Latour that focus on the interconnections of technology, society, and values. Technological change does not happen in a vacuum; decisions about which technologies to develop, fund, m…

  • Developer's Dilemma

    Developer's Dilemma
    av Casey O'Donnell

    Klotband - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262028196

    An examination of work, the organization of work, and the market forces that surround it, through the lens of the collaborative practice of game development.Rank-and-file game developers bring videogames from concept to product, and yet their work i…

  • Urban Machinery

    Urban Machinery

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262514170

    Modern European cities viewed as complex constructs entangled with technology: the most dramatic changes in the urban environment over the last century and half, abundantly illustrated with rare photographs.Urban Machinery investigates the technolog…

  • Building Genetic Medicine

    Building Genetic Medicine
    av Shobita Parthasarathy

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517478

    A comparative study of genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer in the United States and Britain that shows the importance of national context in the development and use of science and technology even in an era of globalization.In Building Gene…

  • Pedagogy and the Practice of Science

    Pedagogy and the Practice of Science

    Klotband - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262112888

    Studies examining the ways in which the training of engineers and scientists shapes their research strategies and scientific identities.Pedagogy and the Practice of Science provides the first sustained examination of how scientists' and engineers' t…

  • Democratic Experiments

    Democratic Experiments
    av Brice Laurent

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035767

    An examination of nanotechnology as a lens through which to study contemporary democracy in both theory and practice.In Democratic Experiments, Brice Laurent discusses the challenges that emerging technologies create for democracy today. He focuses…

  • Velvet Revolution at the Synchrotron

    Velvet Revolution at the Synchrotron
    av Park Doing

    Klotband - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262042550

    Change in scientific practice and its implications for the status of scientific claims, examined through an analysis of three episodes at a synchrotron laboratory.After World War II, particle physics became a dominant research discipline in American…

  • Imperial Technoscience

    Imperial Technoscience
    av Amit Prasad

    Klotband - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262026956

    A study of science and technology practices that shows how even emergent aspects of research and development remain entangled with established hierarchies.In the last four decades, during which magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has emerged as a cutti…

  • Media Technologies

    Media Technologies

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525374

    Scholars from communication and media studies join those from science and technology studies to examine media technologies as complex, sociomaterial phenomena.In recent years, scholarship around media technologies has finally shed the assumption tha…

  • Far-Fetched Facts

    Far-Fetched Facts
    av Richard Rottenburg

    Klotband - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262182645

    A fictionalized ethnographic study of development aid in sub-Saharan Africa that focuses on technologies of inscription in the interactions of development banks, international experts, and local managers. In 1996, the sub-Saharan African country of…

  • Inside Electric Cars

    Inside Electric Cars
    av Christina Eschbach

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781532117916

    Engineers are designing electric cars to replace public transportation, personal vehicles, and semitrucks--all while powered by electricity instead of fossil fuels. Inside Electric Cars introduces readers to the uses of electric cars, the hardware a…

  • Everyday Engineering

    Everyday Engineering

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262512640

    A guide to the everyday working world of engineers, written by researchers trained in both engineering and sociology.Everyday Engineering was written to help future engineers understand what they are going to be doing in their everyday working lives…

  • Building the Trident Network

    Building the Trident Network
    av Maggie Mort

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262633628

    In Building the Trident Network, Maggie Mort approaches the United Kingdom's Trident submarine and missile system as a sociotechnical network. Drawing on the sociology of scientific and technical knowledge and on actor-network theory, Mort recounts…

  • Digitizing the News

    Digitizing the News
    av Pablo J. Boczkowski

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262524391

    In this study of how daily newspapers in America have developed electronic publishing ventures, Pablo Boczkowski shows that new media emerge not just in a burst of revolutionary technological change but by merging the structures and practices of exi…

  • Fascist Pigs

    Fascist Pigs
    av Tiago Saraiva

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536158

    How the breeding of new animals and plants was central to fascist regimes in Italy, Portugal, and Germany and to their imperial expansion.In the fascist regimes of Mussolini's Italy, Salazar's Portugal, and Hitler's Germany, the first mass mobilizat…

  • The Closed World

    The Closed World
    av Paul N. Edwards

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262550284

    The Closed World offers a radically new alternative to the canonical histories of computers and cognitive science. Arguing that we can make sense of computers as tools only when we simultaneously grasp their roles as metaphors and political icons, P…

  • Insatiable Curiosity

    Insatiable Curiosity
    av Helga Nowotny

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262515108

    An influential scholar in science studies argues that innovation tames the insatiable and limitless curiosity driving science, and that society's acute ambivalence about this is an inevitable legacy of modernity.Curiosity is the main driving force b…

  • Unbuilding Cities

    Unbuilding Cities
    av Anique Hommels

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262582827

    City planning initiatives and redesign of urban structures often become mired in debate and delay. Despite the fact that cities are considered to be dynamic and flexible spaces-never finished but always under construction-it is very difficult to cha…

  • Ignorance and Surprise: Science, Society, and Ecological Design

    Ignorance and Surprise: Science, Society, and Ecological Design

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262543989

    The relationship between ignorance and surprise and a conceptual framework for dealing with the unexpected, as seen in ecological design projects. Ignorance and surprise belong together: surprises can make people aware of their own ignorance. And ye…

  • Ignorance and Surprise

    Ignorance and Surprise
    av Matthias Gross

    Klotband - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262013482

    The relationship between ignorance and surprise and a conceptual framework for dealing with the unexpected, as seen in ecological design projects.Ignorance and surprise belong together: surprises can make people aware of their own ignorance. And yet…

  • Memory Practices in the Sciences

    Memory Practices in the Sciences
    av Geoffrey C. Bowker

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262524896

    How the way we hold knowledge about the past-in books, in file folders, in databases-affects the kind of stories we tell about the past.The way we record knowledge, and the web of technical, formal, and social practices that surrounds it, inevitably…

  • On Line and On Paper

    On Line and On Paper
    av Kathryn Henderson

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262519144

    The role of representation in the production of technoscientific knowledge has become a subject of great interest in recent years. In this book, sociologist and art critic Kathryn Henderson offers a new perspective on this topic by exploring the imp…

  • Of Bicycles, Bakelites, and Bulbs

    Of Bicycles, Bakelites, and Bulbs
    av Wiebe E. Bijker

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262522274

    This book crystallizes and extends the important work Wiebe Bijker has done in the last decade to found a full-scale theory of sociotechnical change that describes where technologies come from and how societies deal with them. Of Bicycles, Bakelites…

  • Designing Engineers

    Designing Engineers
    av Louis L. Bucciarelli

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262522120

    Designing Engineers describes the evolution of three disparate projects: an x-ray inspection system for airports, a photoprint machine, and a residential photovoltaic energy system.The products of engineering design are everywhere, but who or what d…

  • Making Time on Mars

    Making Time on Mars
    av Zara Mirmalek

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043854

    An examination of how the daily work of NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers was organized across three sites on two planets using local Mars time.In 2004, mission scientists and engineers working with NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) remotely operate…

  • The Radiance of France

    The Radiance of France
    av Gabrielle Hecht

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262582810

    How it happened that technological prowess and national glory (or "radiance," which also means "radiation" in French) became synonymous in France as nowhere else.In the aftermath of World War II, as France sought a distinctive role for itself in the…

  • Making Silicon Valley

    Making Silicon Valley
    av Christophe Lecuyer

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262622110

    In Making Silicon Valley, Christophe Lecuyer shows that the explosive growth of the personal computer industry in Silicon Valley was the culmination of decades of growth and innovation in the San Francisco-area electronics industry. Using the tools…

  • Vulnerability in Technological Cultures

    Vulnerability in Technological Cultures

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525800

    Analysis and case studies explore the concept of vulnerability, offering a novel and broader approach to understanding the risks and benefits of science and technology.Novel technologies and scientific advancements offer not only opportunities but r…

  • The Long Arm of Moore's Law

    The Long Arm of Moore's Law
    av Cyrus C. M. Mody

    Klotband - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035491

    How, beginning in the mid 1960s, the US semiconductor industry helped shape changes in American science, including a new orientation to the short-term and the commercial.Since the mid 1960s, American science has undergone significant changes in the…

  • Fighting Traffic

    Fighting Traffic
    av Peter D. Norton

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516129

    The fight for the future of the city street between pedestrians, street railways, and promoters of the automobile between 1915 and 1930.Before the advent of the automobile, users of city streets were diverse and included children at play and pedestr…

  • Arguments that Count

    Arguments that Count
    av Rebecca Slayton

    Klotband - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262019446

    How differing assessments of risk by physicists and computer scientists have influenced public debate over nuclear defense.In a rapidly changing world, we rely upon experts to assess the promise and risks of new technology. But how do these experts…

  • Structures of Scientific Collaboration

    Structures of Scientific Collaboration
    av Wesley Shrum

    Klotband - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262195591

    How technology and bureaucracy shape collaborative scientific research projects: an empirical study of multiorganizational collaboration in the physical sciences.Collaboration among organizations is rapidly becoming common in scientific research as…

  • How Users Matter

    How Users Matter

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262651097

    Users have become an integral part of technology studies. The essays in this volume look at the creative capacity of users to shape technology in all phases, from design to implementation. Using a variety of theoretical approaches, including a femin…

  • Beyond Imported Magic

    Beyond Imported Magic

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526203

    Studies challenging the idea that technology and science flow only from global North to South.The essays in this volume study the creation, adaptation, and use of science and technology in Latin America. They challenge the view that scientific ideas…

  • The Paradox of Scientific Authority

    The Paradox of Scientific Authority
    av Wiebe E. Bijker

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535380

  • Bad Call

    Bad Call
    av Harry Collins

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534444

    How technologies can get it wrong in sports, and what the consequences are-referees undermined, fans heartbroken, and the illusion of perfect accuracy maintained.Good call or bad call, referees and umpires have always had the final say in sports. Ba…

  • Bad Call

    Bad Call
    av Harry Collins

    Klotband - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035392

    How technologies can get it wrong in sports, and what the consequences are-referees undermined, fans heartbroken, and the illusion of perfect accuracy maintained.Good call or bad call, referees and umpires have always had the final say in sports. Ba…

  • Mechanical Sound

    Mechanical Sound
    av Karin Bijsterveld

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534239

    Tracing efforts to control unwanted sound-the noise of industry, city traffic, gramophones and radios, and aircraft-from the late nineteenth to the late twentieth century.Since the late nineteenth century, the sounds of technology have been the subj…

  • Power Lines

    Power Lines
    av Jennifer L. Lieberman

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262036375

    How electricity became a metaphor for modernity in the United States, inspiring authors from Mark Twain to Ralph Ellison.At the turn of the twentieth century, electricity emerged as a metaphor for modernity. Writers from Mark Twain to Ralph Ellison…

  • Making Parents

    Making Parents
    av Charis Thompson

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262701198

    Assisted reproductive technology (ART) makes babies and parents at once. Drawing on science and technology studies, feminist theory, and historical and ethnographic analyses of ART clinics, Charis Thompson explores the intertwining of biological rep…