The Golem

Author: Harry M. Collins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107604656
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Second edition of a very well received title which demystifies science and is highly readable on complex subjects.

The Golem At Large

Author: Harry Collins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107688280
Size: 44.58 MB
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The authors demonstrate that the imperfections in technology are related to the uncertainties in science described in the first volume.

An Introduction To Science And Technology Studies

Author: Sergio Sismondo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 144435888X
Size: 73.98 MB
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After presenting the broad historical background to the field, the book explores a variety of relevant topics, among them realism and social construction, discourse and rhetoric, objectivity, and the role of experiment and theory.

Beyond Engineering

Author: Robert Pool
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198026723
Size: 32.17 MB
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The cotton gin created the conditions that led to the Civil War. Now, in Beyond Engineering, science writer Robert Pool turns the question around to examine how society shapes technology.

Changing Order

Author: Harry Collins
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226113760
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. Changing Order is a rich and entertaining book."—Isis "The book gives a vivid sense of the contingent nature of research and is generally a good read."—Augustine Brannigan, Nature "This provocative book is a review of [Collins's] work ...

Science Culture And Society

Author: Mark Erickson
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 074562975X
Size: 54.56 MB
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In this easily accessible text, Mark Erickson explains what science is and how it is carried out, the nature of the relationship between science and society, the representation of science in contemporary culture, and how scientific ...

Inventing The Aids Virus

Author: Peter H. Duesberg
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
ISBN: 9780895263995
Size: 35.47 MB
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Investigates the political and financial forces that have shaped AIDS research, including the growing dissension within scientific ranks, the power politics among virologists, and other controversial issues

The First Brain

Author: On? R. Pag?n
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199965056
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Collins HM, Pinch T (2012) The Golem: What You Should Know About Science (
Canto Classics). New York: Cambridge University Press; 2nd edition. Chapter 1.
Conniff R (2010) The Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of ...

Science In Society

Author: Massimiano Bucchi
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415322006
Size: 75.26 MB
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In this fascinating book, Massimiano Bucchi provides a much needed introduction to a rapidly growing subject area. This text brings theory alive and will be essential reading for all students of the sociology of science.