Technology and Social Agency: Outlining a Practice Framework for Archaeology / Edition 1

Technology and Social Agency: Outlining a Practice Framework for Archaeology / Edition 1

by Marcia-Anne Dobres
     
 

ISBN-10: 1577181239

ISBN-13: 9781577181231

Pub. Date: 06/23/2000

Publisher: Wiley

The book presents a new conceptual framework and a set of research principles with which to study and interpret technology from a phenomenological perspective.  See more details below

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The book presents a new conceptual framework and a set of research principles with which to study and interpret technology from a phenomenological perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577181231
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/23/2000
Series:
Social Archaeology Series
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.86(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Of Black Boxes and Matters Material: The State of Things10
2Deconstructing the Black Box: Some Philosophical and Historical Reflections on the Logos of Tekhne47
3Prying Open the Black Box: Philosophical Insights on Technology and Being70
4A Synoptic Approach to Technology: The Social Contours of a Practice Framework96
5Social Agency and Practice: The Heart and Soul of Technology127
6Engendering the Chaine Operatoire: Methodological Considerations164
7A Future for Technology's Pasts212
Notes231
References248
Index293

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