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Title Doing science + culture / edited by Roddey Reid and Sharon Traweek
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2000


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Description viii, 339 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Researching Researchers / Roddey Reid and Sharon Traweek -- Faultlines / Sharon Traweek -- Postcolonial Science, Big Science, and Landscape / Itty Abraham -- Transnational Genomics: Transgressing the Boundary between the "Modern/West" and the "Premodern/East" / Joan H. Fujimura -- Wonder Woman and Her Disciplinary Powers: The Queer Intersection of Scientific Authority and Mass Culture / Molly Rhodes -- Researcher or Smoker? Or, When the Other Isn't Other Enough in Studying "Across" Tobacco Control / Roddey Reid -- The Ecstasy of Miscommunication: Cyberpsychiatry and Mental Dis-Ease / Jackie Orr -- The Rationality of Mania / Emily Martin -- Mainstreaming Feminist Critiques into the Biology Curriculum / Scott E. Gilbert -- Reconceiving Scientific Literacy as Agential Literacy: Or, Learning How to Intra-act Responsibly within the World / Karen Barad -- Engineering Cultural Studies: The Postdisciplinary Adventures of Mindplayers, Fools, and Others / Anne Balsamo -- Calling the Future(s) with Ethnographic and Historiographic Legacy Disciplines: STS @ the Turn [] / Michael M. J. Fischer
Summary Doing Science + Culture is a collection of work in the cultural study of science, technology, and medicine. The contributors include anthropologists, sociologists, literature/communication scholars, and historians of science who focus on the analysis of science and scientific discourses within culture, rather than 'doing' science. [from publisher's advertisement]
Notes "How cultural and interdisciplinary studies are changing the way we look at science and medicine" -- cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Science -- Social aspects.
Author Traweek, Sharon.
Reid, Roddey, 1952-
LC no. 99056916
ISBN 0415921112
0415921120 cased
Other Titles Doing science and culture