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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 49.95
'This is a welcome book. The issues of public understanding of science open many questions. What does "understanding" mean? How does understanding translate into attitudes towards science and trust in scientists? What is the role of the mass media? The essays in this book shed light on such questions bringing insights from several disciplines. They... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 20.99
In the great boom of the 1990's, top management's compensation soared, but the wages of most Americans barely grew at all. This wages stagnation has baffled experts, but in The New Ruthless Economy, Simon Head points to information technology as the prime cause of this growing wage disparity. Many economists, technologists and business consultants... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
This impressive new book from Sue-Ellen Case looks at how science has been performed throughout history, tracing a line from nineteenth century alchemy to the twenty-first century virtual avatar. In this bold and wide-ranging book that is written using a crossbreed of styles, we encounter a glance of Edison in his laboratory, enter the soundscape... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 39.95
Teaching about technology, at all levels of education, can only be done properly when those who teach have a clear idea about what it is that they teach. In other words: they should be able to give a decent answer to the question: what is technology? In the philosophy of technology that question is explored. Therefore the philosophy of technology is... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 58.50
In the twenty-first century, a network society is emerging. Fragmented, visually saturated, characterized by rapid technological change and constant social upheavals, it is dizzying, excessive, and sometimes surreal. In this breathtaking work, Steven Shaviro investigates popular culture, new technologies, political change, and community disruption... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1991; US$ 72.00
The contributors provide a realistic assessment of the politics?the dangers and possibilities?currently at stake in cultural practices touched by advanced technology, while suggesting new and timely possibilities for those concerned with the pressing need for technoliteracy. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 57.00
Grounded on the assumption that the relationship between the arts and the sciences is dictated by technology, the essays in Rethinking Technologies explore trends in contemporary thought that have been changing our awareness of science, technology, and the arts. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 70.50
This widely reviewed and highly successful book examines the job market of tomorrow. Aronowitz and DiFazio take you behind the headlines to challenge the idea that a high-tech economy will provide high-paying jobs for all who want them. Instead, they demonstrate that we?re more likely to see continued layoffs and job displacement. more...