Science and Technology in Society: From Biotechnology to the Internet

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This thoughtful and engaging text challenges the widely held notionof science as somehow outside of society, and the idea thattechnology proceeds automatically down a singular and inevitablepath. Through specific case studies involving contemporary debates, this book shows that science and technology are fundamentally partof society and are shaped by it. Draws on concepts from political sociology, organizationalanalysis, and contemporary social theory. Avoids dense theoretical debate. Includes case studies and ...

Science and Technology in Society: From Biotechnology to the Internet 2005, Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN-13: 9780631231820

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