Doing Science + Culture

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Roddey Reid, Sharon Traweek
Psychology Press, 2000 - Science - 339 pages
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Doing Science + Culture is a groundbreaking book on the cultural study of science, technology and medicine. Outstanding contributors including life and physical scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, literature/communication scholars and historians of science who focus on the analysis of science and scientific discourses within culture: what it means to "do" science.
  

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Contents

Faultlines
21
Postcolonial Science Big Science and Landscape
51
Transnational Genomics
71
Wonder Woman and Her Disciplinary Powers
95
Researcher or Smoker?
119
The Ecstasy oF Miscommunication
151
The Rationality oF Mania
177
Mainstreaming Feminist Critiques into
199
Reconceiving Scientific Literacy as Agential Literacy
221
Engineering Cultural Studies
259
Calling the Futures with Ethnographic and
275
Index
323
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About the author (2000)

Roddey Reid is Associate Professor of Literature at the University of California, San Diego. Sharon Traweek is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles and author of Beamtimes and Lifetimes: The World of High Energy Physicists (1992).

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