Technology and Cultural Tectonics: Shifting Values and Meanings (BOK)

F. Allan Hanson

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What impact has technology had on cultural meanings, values, and symbols? This anthropological exploration shows how technologies produce novel and sometimes jarring realignments among cultural institutions. Contemporary reproductive, medical, genetic, and information technologies forge unprecedented family relationships, produce a new mode of thinking based on the confluence of artificial and human intelligence, and reconfigure conventional scales of time and space. Taken together, they redefine what it is to be human.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter F. Allan Hanson
ISBN 9781137342010
Antall sider 208 Dimensjoner 14,4cm x 22,3cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 359 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social & cultural anthropology, ethnography, Impact of science & technology on society, Technology: general issues