Science, Technology and Culture

Science, Technology and Culture

eBook - 2006
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This 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.
Publisher: Maidenhead, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2006
ISBN: 9781280950711
1280950714
9780335224197
0335224199
9780335224197
9780335213269
9780335213276
033521326X
0335213278
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1 online resource (viii, 159 pages)

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