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Science, Technology and Society : New Directions - Andrew Webster

Science, Technology and Society

New Directions

Paperback Published: 17th January 1992
ISBN: 9780333510650
Number Of Pages: 181

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How can the sociology of science relate to issues of science policy? And how can both attend to new institutional and cultural shifts in the character of science itself? These two questions lie at the heart of this new introduction to the sociology of science and technology. Balancing an analysis of contemporary debates in the field with an exploration of science policy questions the book provides a fresh approach to today's key issues.

Introduction - Sociology of Science and Technology - Sociology and Science Policy: Opening and Managing the 'Black Box' - Exploiting Science and Technology I - Exploiting Science and Technology II - Controlling Science and Technology: Popular and Radical Alternatives - Conclusion

ISBN: 9780333510650
ISBN-10: 0333510658
Series: Sociology for a Changing World
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 181
Published: 17th January 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.7  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 10