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  1. Priska Gisler & Mike Michael (2011). Companions at a Distance: Technoscience, Blood, and the Horseshoe Crab. Society and Animals 19 (2):115-136.
    In this paper we present a particular history of Limulus polyphemus, the horseshoe crab, as a means of expanding on Haraway’s notion of companion species. Drawing on accounts of the horseshoe crab’s role, on the one hand, in work of the Serological Museum at Rutgers University that spanned the 1940s to the 1970s, and, on the other, in the development of the limulus amebocyte lysate test, we trace some of the complexities of human-limulus relations. These relations encompassed not only the (...)
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  2. Mike Michael & Priska Gisler (2011). Companions at a Distance: Technoscience, Blood, and the Horseshoe Crab. Society and Animals 19 (2):115-136.
    In this paper we present a particular history of Limulus polyphemus, the horseshoe crab, as a means of expanding on Haraway’s notion of companion species. Drawing on accounts of the horseshoe crab’s role, on the one hand, in work of the Serological Museum at Rutgers University that spanned the 1940s to the 1970s, and, on the other, in the development of the limulus amebocyte lysate test, we trace some of the complexities of human-limulus relations. These relations encompassed not only the (...)
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  3. Alan Cribb, Steven Wainwright, Clare Williams, Bobbie Farsides & Mike Michael (2008). Towards the Applied: The Construction of Ethical Positions in Stem Cell Translational Research. [REVIEW] Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 11 (3):351-361.
    This paper aims to make an empirically informed analytical contribution to the development of a more socially embedded bioethics. Drawing upon 10 interviews with cutting edge stem cell researchers (5 scientists and 5 clinicians) it explores and illustrates the ways in which the role positions of translational researchers are shaped by the ‘normative structures’ of science and medicine respectively and in combination. The empirical data is used to illuminate three overlapping themes of ethical relevance: what matters in stem cell research, (...)
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  4. Mike Michael (2006). How to Understand Mundane Technology : New Ways of Thinking About Human-Technology Relations. In John R. Dakers (ed.), Defining Technological Literacy: Towards an Epistemological Framework. Palgrave Macmillan. 50--63.
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  5. Mike Michael (2004). Roadkill: Between Humans, Nonhuman Animals, and Technologies. Society and Animals 12 (4):277-298.
    This paper has two broad objectives. First, the paper aims to treat roadkill as a topic of serious social scientific inquiry by addressing it as a cultural artifact through which various identities are played out. Thus, the paper shows how the idea of roadkill-as-food mediates contradictions and ironies in American identities concerned with hunting, technology, and relationships to nature. At a second, more abstract, level, the paper deploys the example of roadkill to suggest a par ticular approach to theorizing broader (...)
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  6. Mike Michael (2000). These Boots Are Made for Walking...: Mundane Technology, the Body and Human-Environment Relations. Body and Society 6 (3-4):107-126.
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  7. Mike Michael & Nik Brown (2000). From the Representation of Publics to the Performance of 'Lay Political Science'. Social Epistemology 14 (1):3-19.
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  8. Lynda Birke & Mike Michael (1998). The Heart of the Matter: Animal Bodies, Ethics, and Species Boundaries. Society and Animals 6 (3):245-261.
    This article addresses some of the ways in which the development of xenotransplantation, the use of nonhuman animals as organ donors, are presented in media accounts. Although xenotransplantation raises many ethical and philosophical questions, media coverage typically minimizes these. At issue are widespread public concerns about the transgression of species boundaries, particularly those between humans and other animals. We consider how these are constructed in media narratives, and how those narratives, in turn, rely on particular scientific discourses that posit species (...)
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  9. Mike Michael (1997). The Hiss of History and the Sigh of Psychology. History of the Human Sciences 10 (2):133-139.
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  10. Mike Michael & Robin Grove-White (1993). Talking About Talking About Nature: Nurturing Ecological Consciousness. Environmental Ethics 15 (1):33-47.
    The increasing effort, both lay and academic, to encourage a transition from an “I-It” to an “I-Thou” relation to nature is located within a typology of ways of “knowing nature.” This typology provides the context for a particular understanding of human conversation which sees the relation as a cyclical process of “immersion” and “realization” from which a model of the dialectic between “I-It” and “I-Thou” relations to nature can be developed. This model can be used to identify practical measures that (...)
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  11. Mike Michael & Arthur Still (1992). A Resource for Resistance: Power-Knowledge and Affordance. [REVIEW] Theory and Society 21 (6):869-888.
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  12. Mike Michael (1991). Reviews : Michael Billig, Arguing and Thinking: A Rhetorical Approach to Social Psychology, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989 (1987), Paper £9.95, Vi + 290 Pp. [REVIEW] History of the Human Sciences 4 (3):441-444.
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