Science in Society

Palgrave Macmillan (2005)
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Science/Technoscience has moved to center stage in debates over change, power and justice in twenty-first century societies. This text provides a general framework for understanding, combining and applying the rich range of approaches that exist within sociology about science: in particular, the role (and limitations) of science in generating knowledge, and the relationship between scientific knowledge and social progress. Drawing on case studies such as the genetics and computing "revolutions," this is a clear, even-handed and comprehensive introduction to the field
Keywords Science Social aspects
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Call number Q175.5.D37 2005
ISBN(s) 0333993470   9780333993477
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