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Product Description: Conversations with a founder of the influential Social Construction of Technology (SCOT) approach in science and technology studies offer an introduction to the field.Science and technology studies (STS) is a relatively young but influential field...read more
By Trevor Pinch (contributor)

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9780262035279 | Mit Pr, November 11, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Conversations with a founder of the influential Social Construction of Technology (SCOT) approach in science and technology studies offer an introduction to the field.

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Product Description: The latest volume in the Artefacts series, Objects in Motion: Globalizing Technology delves into globalization's various manifestations throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Each chapter highlights the movement of a specific object within the global economy...read more
By Rian Manson (contributor)

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9781935623977 | Smithsonian Inst Scholarly Pr, August 9, 2016, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The latest volume in the Artefacts series, Objects in Motion: Globalizing Technology delves into globalization's various manifestations throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Product Description: The rise of artificial intelligence has rekindled a long-standing debate regarding the impact of technology on employment. This is just one of many areas where exponential advances in technology signal both hope and fear, leading to public controversy...read more

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9780190467036 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 6, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The rise of artificial intelligence has rekindled a long-standing debate regarding the impact of technology on employment.

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Product Description: To most, the collapse of modern civilization is the stuff of fiction. Yet, science confirms that misuse of technology and environmental abuse places our world in grave danger of ruin. The World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity places our civilization on a collision course...read more

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9781412862707 | Transaction Pub, June 30, 2016, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: To most, the collapse of modern civilization is the stuff of fiction.

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9781412863230 | Transaction Pub, June 30, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: To most, the collapse of modern civilization is the stuff of fiction.

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Product Description: A sweeping history of our deep entanglement with technology.As lives offline and online merge even more, it’s easy to forget how we got here. Rise of the Machines reclaims the spectacular story of cybernetics, a control theory of man and machine...read more

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9780393286007 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 28, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A sweeping history of our deep entanglement with technology.

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Product Description: Making a new contribution to the developing field of multimodal critical discourse studies, Ian Roderick's book demonstrates how technologies that tend to be widely represented as innovative, or as simple pragmatic solutions, are always anchored in power relations and are therefore deeply ideological...read more

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9781472569493 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 16, 2016, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: Making a new contribution to the developing field of multimodal critical discourse studies, Ian Roderick's book demonstrates how technologies that tend to be widely represented as innovative, or as simple pragmatic solutions, are always anchored in power relations and are therefore deeply ideological.

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9781472569486 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 16, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Making a new contribution to the developing field of multimodal critical discourse studies, Ian Roderick's book demonstrates how technologies that tend to be widely represented as innovative, or as simple pragmatic solutions, are always anchored in power relations and are therefore deeply ideological.

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Product Description: Given that institutions of higher education have a predisposition to compartmentalize and delineate areas of study, creative technology may seem oxymoronic. On the contrary, the very basis of western thought is found in the idea of transcendent knowledge...read more
By Stefan Marks (editor)

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9781522500162 | Idea Group Reference, March 29, 2016, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: Given that institutions of higher education have a predisposition to compartmentalize and delineate areas of study, creative technology may seem oxymoronic.

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Product Description: Developments in health, science and technology have long provided fertile analytical ground for social science disciplines. This book focuses on the critical and enduring importance of core concepts in anthropology and sociology for interrogating and keeping pace with developments in the life sciences...read more

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9781138941083 | Routledge, March 7, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Developments in health, science and technology have long provided fertile analytical ground for social science disciplines.

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9781138941106 | Routledge, March 7, 2016, cover price $44.95

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Product Description: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.
By Jack Lasky (editor)

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9780737775235 | Greenhaven Pr, February 19, 2016, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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9780737775228 | Greenhaven Pr, February 19, 2016, cover price $48.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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Product Description: We live in an age saturated with surveillance. Our personal and public lives are increasingly on display for governments, merchants, employers, hackers—and the merely curious—to see. In Windows into the Soul, Gary T. Marx, a central figure in the rapidly expanding field of surveillance studies, argues that surveillance itself is neither good nor bad, but that context and comportment make it so...read more

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9780226285887 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 3, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: We live in an age saturated with surveillance.

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9780226285917 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 3, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: We live in an age saturated with surveillance.

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Product Description: Even prior to the field’s invention, Susanne Langer implied that the arts are all subtopics of Communication Studies. This unique project has effectively allowed the author to combine his backgrounds in the interdisciplinary fields of popular music studies, cultural theory, communication studies, and the practice of music criticism...read more

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9781611478600 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, December 3, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Even prior to the field’s invention, Susanne Langer implied that the arts are all subtopics of Communication Studies.

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Product Description: Imagining Slaves and Robots in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture: Reinventing Yesterday's Slave with Tomorrow's Robot is an interdisciplinary study that seeks to investigate and speculate about the relationship between technology and human nature...read more

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9780739191453 | Lexington Books, October 22, 2015, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Imagining Slaves and Robots in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture: Reinventing Yesterday's Slave with Tomorrow's Robot is an interdisciplinary study that seeks to investigate and speculate about the relationship between technology and human nature.

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Product Description: "This book is a source for research-based perspectives on the use and application of mobile technology in modern society, featuring extensive research on a variety of topics relating to the social, technical, and behavioral perspectives of mobile applications"--
By Murni Mahmud (editor)

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9781466694385 | Idea Group Reference, October 19, 2015, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: "This book is a source for research-based perspectives on the use and application of mobile technology in modern society, featuring extensive research on a variety of topics relating to the social, technical, and behavioral perspectives of mobile applications"--

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Product Description: Look out for Johnson’s new book, Wonderland, now on sale.From the New York Times–bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas.In this illustrated history, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life (refrigeration, clocks, and eyeglass lenses, to name a few) from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and entrepreneurs to their unintended historical consequences...read more

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9781594632969 | Riverhead Books, September 30, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Look out for Johnson’s new book, Wonderland, now on sale.

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9781594633935 | Reprint edition (Riverhead Books, September 22, 2015), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Look out for Johnson’s new book, Wonderland, now on sale.

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9781611763386 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, September 30, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From the New York Times–bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas.

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Product Description: At once a celebration of technology and a warning about its misuse, The Glass Cage will change the way you think about the tools you use every day. In The Glass Cage, best-selling author Nicholas Carr digs behind the headlines about factory robots and self-driving cars, wearable computers and digitized medicine, as he explores the hidden costs of granting software dominion over our work and our leisure...read more

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9780393351637 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 8, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: At once a celebration of technology and a warning about its misuse, The Glass Cage will change the way you think about the tools you use every day.

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Product Description: The rapid developments in technologies -- especially computing and the advent of many 'smart' devices, as well as rapid and perpetual communication via the Internet -- has led to a frequently voiced view which Nicholas Agar describes as 'radical optimism'...read more

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9780198717058 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The rapid developments in technologies -- especially computing and the advent of many 'smart' devices, as well as rapid and perpetual communication via the Internet -- has led to a frequently voiced view which Nicholas Agar describes as 'radical optimism'.

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Product Description: The idea that human history is approaching a "singularity" -- that ordinary humans will someday be overtaken by artificially intelligent machines or cognitively enhanced biological intelligence, or both -- has moved from the realm of science fiction to serious debate...read more

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9780522842159, titled "That Damned Democrat: John Norton, an Australian Populist, 1858-1916" | Melbourne Univ Pr, December 1, 1980, cover price $18.50 | also contains That Damned Democrat: John Norton, an Australian Populist, 1858-1916

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9780262527804 | 1 edition (Mit Pr, August 7, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The idea that human history is approaching a "singularity" -- that ordinary humans will someday be overtaken by artificially intelligent machines or cognitively enhanced biological intelligence, or both -- has moved from the realm of science fiction to serious debate.

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Product Description: Our species is entering a new era. Millions of years ago, we created tools to change our environment. Caves became huts, fires became ovens, and clubs became swords. Collectively these tools became technology, and the pace of innovation accelerated...read more

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9780008113391 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, July 2, 2015, cover price $14.80 | About this edition: Our species is entering a new era.
9780864928702 | Goose Lane Editions, February 10, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Life for early humans wasn't easy.
9780762787005 | Lyons Pr, January 6, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Our species is entering a new era.

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Product Description: This book introduces the capability approach – in which wellbeing, agency and justice are the core values – as a powerful normative lens to examine technology and its role in development. This approach attaches central moral importance to individual human capabilities, understood as effective opportunities people have to lead the kind of lives they have reason to value...read more

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9781138780576 | Routledge, May 18, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book introduces the capability approach – in which wellbeing, agency and justice are the core values – as a powerful normative lens to examine technology and its role in development.

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9781138780583 | Routledge, June 8, 2015, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This book introduces the capability approach – in which wellbeing, agency and justice are the core values – as a powerful normative lens to examine technology and its role in development.

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Product Description: Every year, perhaps even every week, there is some new gadget, device, service, or other digital offering intended to make our lives easier, better, more fun, or more instantaneous--making it that much harder to question how anything digital can be bad for us...read more

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9781442246515 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 1, 2015, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Every year, perhaps even every week, there is some new gadget, device, service, or other digital offering intended to make our lives easier, better, more fun, or more instantaneous--making it that much harder to question how anything digital can be bad for us.

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Product Description: An ordinary Utah college student named Reggie Shaw fatally strikes two rocket scientists while texting and driving. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Matt Richtel follows Reggie from the moment of the tragedy, through the police investigation, the state's groundbreaking prosecution, and ultimately, Reggie's wrenching admission of responsibility...read more
By Fred Berman (narrator)

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9780062400987 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, June 2, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: An ordinary Utah college student named Reggie Shaw fatally strikes two rocket scientists while texting and driving.

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Product Description: From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006...read more

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9780062284068 | William Morrow & Co, September 23, 2014, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006.

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9780062350763 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, September 23, 2014), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: An ordinary Utah college student named Reggie Shaw fatally strikes two rocket scientists while texting and driving.

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Product Description: One of the Web’s most celebrated high-tech culture mavens returns with this second collection of essays and polemics. Discussing complex topics in an accessible manner, Cory Doctorow’s visions of a future where artists have full freedom of expression is tempered with his understanding that creators need to benefit from their own creations...read more

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9781616960483 | Tachyon Pubns, October 1, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: One of the Web’s most celebrated high-tech culture mavens returns with this second collection of essays and polemics.

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