Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance

Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance

by Donald Mackenzie
     
 

Donald MacKenzie follows one line of technology - strategic ballistic missile guidance through a succession of weapons systems to reveal the workings of a world that is neither awesome nor unstoppable. He uncovers the parameters, the pressures, and the politics that make up the complex social construction of an equally complex technology.Donald MacKenzie is Reader

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Donald MacKenzie follows one line of technology - strategic ballistic missile guidance through a succession of weapons systems to reveal the workings of a world that is neither awesome nor unstoppable. He uncovers the parameters, the pressures, and the politics that make up the complex social construction of an equally complex technology.Donald MacKenzie is Reader in
Sociology at the University of Edinburgh.

The MIT Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262631471
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
01/29/1993
Series:
Inside Technology Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
478
Sales rank:
1,262,633
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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