The Resource Science, Technology, and Social Change

Science, Technology, and Social Change

Label
Science, Technology, and Social Change
Title
Science, Technology, and Social Change
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1988, this book provides students with a way to increase their understanding of the role of science and technology in society. Steven Yearley draws on and develops ideas from research in the sociology and politics of science to address, in particular: the nature of scientific knowledge and the authority it commands; the political and economic role of science in the West; the relationship between science, technology, and social change in underdeveloped countries. Examples used range from nineteenth-century brain science to the strategic defence initiative, and from hugely
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
303.4
Index
index present
LC call number
HM831 .S37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge Revivals
Label
Science, Technology, and Social Change
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-195) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Preface; Table of Contents; Introduction: What Has Sociology to Say About Science and Development?; 1 The Authority of Science: Knowledge, Truth and Reality; 2 Science as a Social Movement; 3 Scientific Work and the Research System; 4 Science, Technology and Economic Success; 5 The Sociology of Technical Change: Lessons from Military Technology; 6 Technology, Science and Development; 7 Social Construction and Scientific Knowledge; References; Index
Control code
ocn886110974
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (210 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317629207
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34603918
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886110974
  • ebl1315756110

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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