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The anthropology of science and technology
|Other titles||Anthropology of science and technology.|
|Statement||editors, David J. Hess, Linda L. Layne.|
|Series||Knowledge and society -- v. 9, 1992, Knowledge and society -- 1992.|
|Contributions||Hess, David J., Layne, Linda L., Rip, Arie, 1941-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 254 p. :|
|Number of Pages||254|
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Anthropology of Science and Technology Though most often studied as independent bodies of knowledge, science and technology pervade everyday life, politics, and knowledge production.
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Contributing to anthropology and science & technology studies, this book is a map to the everyday infrastructures of economy and energy into which we are plugged as citizens of a technological world. My articles have appeared in Cultural Anthropology, Economic Anthropology, Annals of Science.
The New Handbook of Science and Technology Studies is the third in a series of volumes sponsored by the Society for Social Studies of Science that have defined the field of Science and Technology Studies. It will be an essential resource for scholars in that field as well as for those in such neighboring disciplines as anthropology, history /5(3).
Start studying Chapter 11 The Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Medicine. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Emphasizing an interdisciplinary and international coverage of the functions and effects of science and technology in society and culture, Science, Technology, and Society contains over A to Z signed articles written by major scholars and experts from academic and scientific 5/5(3).
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Postcolonialisms, Feminisms, and Epistemologies. The study of science and technology is a central and vital component of anthropological research focused on both past and present.
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