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Health, Technology and Society

A Sociological Critique

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Health, Technology and Society by Andrew Webster
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Examines a range of current innovative health technologies, exploring how far they change the boundaries between the body, health, technology relationship, and assessing the contribution a critical social science can make towards our understanding of this shift.

Author Biography

ANDREW WEBSTER is Director of the Science and Technology Studies Unit and Head of Department of Sociology at the University of York, UK. He directed the ESRC/MRC Innovative Health Technologies Programme and now is national co-ordinator of the ESRC's Stem Cells initiative. He held an ANU Research Fellowship to Australia in 2006. He is the author of many books and articles. Recent publications include Contested Futures: Mobilising tomorrow's science and technology, Introductory Sociology (Palgrave), Science Technology & Society: New Directions (Palgrave), and New Medical Technol
Release date NZ
September 11th, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
224 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
224
Dimensions
156x234x13
ISBN-13
9781403995254
Product ID
1640471

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