Handbook of Science and Technology Studies

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9781452213637
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Ebook
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848
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Sheila Jasanoff
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Englisch
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For the most current, comprehensive resource in this rapidly evolving field, look no further than the Revised Edition of the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. This masterful volume is the first resource in more than 15 years to define, summarize, and synthesize this complex multidisciplinary, international field. Tightly edited with contributions by an internationally recognized team of leading scholars, this volume addresses the crucial contemporary issues—both traditional and nonconventional—social studies, political studies, and humanistic studies in this changing field. Containing theoretical essays, extensive literature reviews, and detailed case studies, this remarkable volume clearly sets the standard for the field. It does nothing less than establish itself as the benchmark, one that will carry the field well into the next century. 

For the most current, comprehensive resource in this rapidly evolving field, look no further than the Revised Edition of the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. This masterful volume is the first resource in more than 15 years to define, summarize, and synthesize this complex multidisciplinary, international field. Tightly edited with contributions by an internationally recognized team of leading scholars, this volume addresses the crucial contemporary issues—both traditional and nonconventional—social studies, political studies, and humanistic studies in this changing field. Containing theoretical essays, extensive literature reviews, and detailed case studies, this remarkable volume clearly sets the standard for the field. It does nothing less than establish itself as the benchmark, one that will carry the field well into the next century. 

Foreword
Introduction
PART I. OVERVIEW
1. Reinventing the Wheel - D. Edge
PART II. THEORY AND METHODS
2. Four Models for the Dynamics of Science - M. Callon
3. Coming of Age in STS: Some Methodoligical Musings - G. Bowden
4. The Origin, History, and Politics of the Subject Called "Gender and Science": A First Person Account - E. Fox Keller
5. The Theory Landscape in Science Studies: Sociological Traditions - S. Restivo
PART III. SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL CULTURES
6. Science and Other Indigenous Knowledge Systems - H. Watson-Verran & D. Turnbull
7. Laboratory Studies: The Cultural Approach to the Study of cience - k. Knorr Cetina
8. Engineering Studies - G. Lee Downey & J. C. Lucena
9. Feminist Theories of Technology - J. Wajcman
10. Women and Scientific Careers - M. Frank Fox
PART IV. CONSTRUCTING TECHNOLOGY
11. Sociohistorical Technology Studies - W. E. Bijker
12. From "Impact" to Social Process: Computers in Society and Culture - P. N. Edwards
13. Science Studies and Machine Intelligence - H. M. Collins
14. The Human Genome Project - S. Hilgartner
PART V. COMMUNICATING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
15. Discourse, Rhetoric, Reflexivity: Seven Days in the Library - M. Ashmore, G. Myers, & J. Potter
16. Science and the Media - B. V. Lewenstein
17. Public Understanding of Science - B. Wynne
PART VI. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND CONTROVERSY
18. Boundaries of Science - T. F. Gieryn
19. Science Controversies: The Dynamics of Public Disputes in the United States - D. Nelkin
20. The Environmental Challenge to Science Studies - S. Yearley
21. Science as Intellectual Property - H. Etzkowitz & A. Webster
22. Scientific Knowledge, Controversy, and Public Decision Making - B. Martin & E. Richards
PART VII. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND THE STATE
23. Science, Government, and the Politics of Knowledge - S. E. Cozzens & E. J. Woodhouse
24. Politics by the Same Means: Government and Science in the United States - B. Bimber & D. H. Guston
25. Changing Policy Agendas in Science and Technology - A. Elzinga & A. Jamison
26. Science, Technology, and the Military: Relations in Transition - W. A. Smit
27. Science and Technology in Less Developed Countries - W. Shrum & Y. Shenhav
28. Globalizaing the World: Science and Technology in International Relations - V. Ancarani
References
Further Reading
Index
About the Authors
Now available in paperback the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies is the most authoritative and extensive resource in the field. This volume represents the social constructivist turn of the field, which made a major impact during the 1970s and 1980s. The diverse papers included here highlight the role of ethnography in STS. Expertly edited with contributions from internationally renowned academics, this edition addresses the crucial contemporary issues - both traditional and non-traditional - in social studies, policy studies, and humanistic studies of science and technology studies.This paperback edition includes updated bibliographic references.

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