Science, Technology and Culture
By (author) Mr David Bell
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Science, Technology and Culture by Mr David Bell
Book DescriptionThis book introduces students to cultural studies of science and technology. It equips students with an understanding of science and technology as aspects of culture, and an appreciation of the importance of thinking about science and technology from a cultural studies perspective. Individual chapters focus on topics including popular representations of science and scientists, the place of science and technology in everyday life, and the contests over amateur, fringe and pseudo-science. Each chapter includes case studies ranging from the MMR vaccine to UFOs, and from nuclear war to microwave ovens. It is suitable for students in cultural studies, media studies, sociology and science and technology studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780335213269
(231mm x 175mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mr David Bell
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This book provides a concise, lively, up-to-date portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte's character and career, including his most important battles, while setting him firmly against the backdrop of the French Revolution of 1789.
Gone for Good, Paperback (August 2014)» View all books by Mr David Bell
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Author Biography - Mr David Bell
David Bell teaches Cultural Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University. His recent publications, as author or editor, include The Sexual Citizen, Cyberculture: the Key Concepts, City of Quarters, and Science, Technology and Culture.
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