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New and Published Books

  1. Race in Contemporary Medicine

    Edited by Sander L. Gilman

    With the first patent being granted to “BiDil,” a combined medication that is deemed to be most effective for a specific “race,” African-Americans for a specific form of heart failure, the on-going debate about the effect of the older category of race has been renewed. What role should “race” play...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Metaphysics of Technology

    By David Skrbina

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    What is technology? Why does it have such power in our lives? Why does it seemingly progress of its own accord, and without regard to social or environmental well-being? The quest for the essence of technology is an old one, with roots in the pre-Socratic philosophy of ancient Greece. It was then...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Working on Innovation

    Edited by Christophe Midler, Guy Minguet, Monique Vervaeke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    Since the mid-1980s, the development of competitive strategies based on intensive innovation has deeply transformed the design of new products and services. Much has been written about new methods and organizations that are likely to develop economically competitive and creative capacities in...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Science at the Cross Roads (Routledge Revivals)

    Papers from The Second International Congress of the History of Science and Technology 1931

    Edited by N. I. Bukharin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The papers given by the Soviet Delegation to the Second International Congress of the History of Science and Technology in London in 1931, headed by N. I. Bukharin, exerted a profound influence upon Western historiography of science. Perhaps the most influential contribution was that of Hessen, who...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mobile Technology and Place

    Edited by Rowan Wilken, Gerard Goggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    An international roster of contributors come together in this comprehensive volume to examine the complex interactions between mobile media technologies and issues of place. Balancing philosophical reflection with empirical analysis, this book examines the specific contexts in which place and...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Social Media, Politics and the State

    Protests, Revolutions, Riots, Crime and Policing in the Age of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

    Edited by Daniel Trottier, Christian Fuchs

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    This book is the essential guide for understanding how state power and politics are contested and exercised on social media. It brings together contributions by social media scholars who explore the connection of social media with revolutions, uprising, protests, power and counter-power, hacktivism...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Transparency and Surveillance as Sociotechnical Accountability

    A House of Mirrors

    Edited by Deborah G. Johnson, Priscilla M. Regan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Surveillance and transparency are both significant and increasingly pervasive activities in neoliberal societies. Surveillance is taken up as a means to achieving security and efficiency; transparency is seen as a mechanism for ensuring compliance or promoting informed consumerism and informed...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Transformative Capacity of New Technologies

    A Theory of Sociotechnical Change

    By Ulrich Dolata

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Scientific concepts on the co-evolution of technology and society, as well as recent sociotechnical system approaches, focus on the general interrelations between technology, socioeconomic structures, and institutions. Their aim is to study and explain processes and modes of technological change....

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Cultural Technologies

    The Shaping of Culture in Media and Society

    Edited by Göran Bolin

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The essays in this volume discuss both the culture of technology that we live in today, and culture as technology. Within the chapters of the book cultures of technology and cultural technologies are discussed, focussing on a variety of examples, from varied national contexts. The book brings...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Privacy and Security in the Digital Age

    Edited by Michael Friedewald, Ronald J Pohoryles

    Privacy and data protection are recognized as fundamental human rights. Recent developments, however, indicate that security issues are used to undermine these fundamental rights. As new technologies effectively facilitate collection, storage, processing and combination of personal data government...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge