Description - Science, Technology, and Society by Wenda Bauchspies
"Science, Technology and Society: A Sociological Approach" is a comprehensive guide to the emergent field of science, technology, and society (STS) studies and its implications for today's culture and society. It discusses current STS topics, research tools, and theories. It tackles some of the most urgent issues in current STS studies, including power and culture, race, gender, colonialism, the Internet, cyborgs and robots, and biotechnology. It includes case studies, a glossary, and further reading lists.
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Wenda K. Bauchspies is Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and Society and Women's Studies in the STS Program at Pennsylvania State University. Jennifer Croissant is Associate Professor in the Department of Women's Studies at the University of Arizona. Sal Restivo is Professor of Sociology and Science Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is co-editor of Math Worlds: Philosophical and Social Studies of Mathematics (1992) and author of Science, Society, and Values: Toward a Sociology of Objectivity (1994).