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Technoscientific Imaginaries: Conversations, Profiles, and Memoirs / Edition 1

Technoscientific Imaginaries: Conversations, Profiles, and Memoirs / Edition 1

by George E. Marcus


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226504445
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 04/28/1995
Series: Late Editions: Cultural Studies for the End of the Century Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 570
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

George E. Marcus is professor of political science at Williams College and the author, coauthor, or coeditor of seven books, including, most recently, Political Psychology: Neuroscience, Genetics, and Politics.

Table of Contents

Introduction by George E. Marcus
1: Cornucopions of History: A Memoir of Science and the Politics of Private Lives
Livia Polanyi
2: Eye(I)ing the Sciences and Their Signifiers (Language, Tropes, Autobiographers): InterViewing for a Cultural Studies of Science and Technology
Michael M. J. Fischer
3: Twenty-first-Century PET: Looking for Mind and Morality through the Eye of Technology
Joseph Dumit
4: Medicine on the Edge: Conversations with Oncologists
Mary-Jo Del Vecchio Good, Irene Kuter, Simon Powell, Herbert C. Hoover, Jr., Maria E. Carson, Rita Linggood.
5: Reflections on Fieldwork in Alameda
Paul Rabinow
6: Innocence and Awakening: Cyberdammerung at the Ashibe Research Laboratory
Allucquere Rosanne Stone
7: The World of Industry-University-Government: Reimagining R&D as America 197
Gary Lee Downey
8: Trust but Verify: Science and Policy Negotiating Nuclear Testing Treaties - Interviews with Roger Eugene Hill
Diana L. L. Hill
9: Becoming a Weapons Scientist
Hugh Gusterson
10: Rehabilitating Science, Imagining "Bhopal"
Kim Laughlin
11: Of Beets and Radishes: Desovietizing Lithuanian Science
Kathryn Milun(aitis)
12: Andrzej Staruszkiewicz, Physicist
Leszek Koczanowicz
13: Bachigai (Out of Place) in Ibaraki: Tsukuba Science City, Japan
Sharon Traweek
14: Bitter Faiths
Kathleen Stewart
15: Confabulating Jurassic Science
Mario Biagioli
16: Insurgent Urbanism: Interactive Architecture and a Dialogue with Craig Hodgetts
James Holston
17: Kith and Kin in Borderlands
Gudrun Klein
18: Imagining In-formation: The Complex Disconnections of Computer Networks527
Christopher Pound

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