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Science, Technology and Culture

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Science, Technology and Culture by David Bell
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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.For students in cultural studies, media studies, sociology and science and technology studies.

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
November 1st, 2005
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Open University Press
Pages
208
Dimensions
69x91x6
ISBN-13
9780335213269
Product ID
2114900

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