Handbook of Science and Technology Studies / Edition 1

Handbook of Science and Technology Studies / Edition 1

by Sheila Jasanoff, Gerald E. Markle, James C. Petersen, Trevor J. Pinch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803940211

ISBN-13: 9780803940215

Pub. Date: 08/22/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Handbook is the most authoritative and extensive resource in the rapidly evolving field of science and technology studies. This masterful volume is the first in over 15 years to define, summarize and synthesize this complex multidisciplinary, international field. Expertly edited with contributions from internationally renowned academics, this volume addresses

Overview

The Handbook is the most authoritative and extensive resource in the rapidly evolving field of science and technology studies. This masterful volume is the first in over 15 years to define, summarize and synthesize this complex multidisciplinary, international field. Expertly edited with contributions from internationally renowned academics, this volume addresses the crucial contemporary issues - both traditional and non-traditional - in social studies, policy studies, and humanistic studies of science and technology studies.

Containing theoretical essays, extensive literature reviews and detailed case studies of new issues and approaches, the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies clearly sets the standard

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803940215
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/22/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
828

Table of Contents

PART ONE: OVERVIEW
Re-inventing the Wheel - David Edge
PART TWO: THEORY AND METHODS
Four Models for the Dynamics of Science - Michel Callon
Coming of Age in STS - Gary Bowden
Some Methodological Musings
The Origin, History, and Politics of the Subject called 'Gender and Science' - Evelyn Fox-Keller
A First Person Account
The Theory Landscape in Science Studies - Sal Restivo
Sociological Traditions
PART THREE: SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL CULTURES
Science and Other Indigenous Knowledge Systems - Helen Watson-Verran and David Turnbull
Laboratory Studies - Karin Knorr-Cetina
The Cultural Approach to the Study of Science
Engineering Studies - Gary Lee Downey and Juan C Lucena
Feminist Theories of Technology - Judy Wajcman
Women and Scientific Careers - Mary Frank Fox
PART FOUR: CONSTRUCTING TECHNOLOGY
Sociohistorical Technology Studies - Wiebe E Bijker
From 'Impact' to Social Process - Paul N Edwards
Computers in Society and Culture
Social Studies and Machine Intelligence - H M Collins
The Human Genome Project - Stephen Hilgartner
PART FIVE: COMMUNICATING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Discourse Rhetoric and Reflexivity - Malcolm Ashmore, Greg Myers and Jonathan Potter
Seven Days in the Library
Science and the Media - Bruce V Lewenstein
Public Understanding of Science - Brian Wynne
PART SIX: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND CONTROVERSY
Boundaries of Science - Thomas F Gieryn
Science Controversies - Dorothy Nelkin
The Dynamics of Public Disputes in the United States
The Environmental Challenge to Science Studies - Steven Yearley
Science as Intellectual Property - Henry Etzkowitz and Andrew Webster
Scientific Knowledge, Controversy, and Public Decision Making - Brian Martin and Evelleen Richards
PART SEVEN: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND THE STATE
Science, Government and the Politics of Knowledge - Susan E Cozzens and Edward J Woodhouse
Politics by the Same Means - Bruce Bimber and David H Guston
Government and Science in the United States
Changing Policy Agendas in Science and Technology - Aant Elzinga and Andrew Jamison
Science, Technology and the Military - Wim A Smit
Relations in Transition
Science and Technology in Less Developed Countries - Wesley Shrum and Yehouda Shenhav
Globalizing the World - Vittorio Ancarani
Science and Technology in International Relations

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