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Science and Technology in Society

From Biotechnology to the Internet

Science and Technology in Society by Daniel Lee Kleiman
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This thoughtful and engaging text challenges the widely held notion of science as somehow outside of society, and the idea that technology proceeds automatically down a singular and inevitable path. Through specific case studies involving contemporary debates, this book shows that science and technology are fundamentally part of society and are shaped by it.

  • Draws on concepts from political sociology, organizational analysis, and contemporary social theory.
  • Avoids dense theoretical debate.
  • Includes case studies and concluding chapter summaries for students and scholars.
Wiley; February 2009
153 pages; ISBN 9781405148191
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Title: Science and Technology in Society
Author: Daniel Lee Kleiman
 
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