Science, Technology, And Society: An Encyclopedia by Sal RestivoScience, Technology, And Society: An Encyclopedia by Sal Restivo

Science, Technology, And Society: An Encyclopedia

EditorSal Restivo

Hardcover | May 19, 2005

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Emphasizing an interdisciplinary and international coverage of the functions and effects of science and technology in society and culture, Science, Technology, and Society/B contains over 130 A to Z signed articles written by major scholars and experts from academic and scientific institutionsand institutes worldwide. Each article is accompanied by a selected bibliography. Other features include extensive cross referencing throughout, a directory of contributors, and an extensive topical index.

About The Author

Sal Restivo is Professor, Department of Science and Technology Studies at Renssalear Polytechnic Institute and President Emeritus of the Society for Social Studies of Science. His previous works include Comparative Studies in Science and Society (ed; 1974); The Social Relations of Physics, Mysticism, and Mathematics: Studies in Social...

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Title:Science, Technology, And Society: An EncyclopediaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:728 pages, 7.52 × 10.12 × 2.28 inPublished:May 19, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195141938

ISBN - 13:9780195141931

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"A wonderful, interdisciplinary collection....The three introduction pieces are thought-provoking, and should not be overlooked becasue they provide an excellent mapping of how each specific domain is understood and articulated here....In many points, the encyclopedia is user-friendly....aremarkable and precious reference book that is essential for any academic library. Moreover, I could hardly find a feeble text or any kind of jargon anywhere in the book."--Yves Laberge, International Journal of Science Education