The Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies Reader (BOK)

Sandra Harding

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For twenty years, the renowned philosopher of science Sandra Harding has argued that science and technology studies, postcolonial studies, and feminist critique must inform one another. In The Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies Reader, Harding puts those fields in critical conversation, assembling the anthology that she has long wanted for classroom use. In classic and recent essays, international scholars from a range of disciplines think through a broad array of science and technology philosophies and practices. The contributors re-evaluate conventional accounts of the West's scientific and technological projects in the past and present, re-think the strengths and limitations of non-Western societies' knowledge traditions, and assess the legacies of colonialism and imperialism. The collection concludes with forward-looking essays, which explore strategies for cultivating new visions of a multicultural, democratic world of sciences and for turning those visions into realities. Feminist science and technology concerns run throughout the reader and are the focus of several essays. Harding provides helpful background for each essay in her introductions to the reader's four sections. Contributors: Helen Appleton, Karen Backstrand, Lucille H. Brockway, Stephen B. Brush, Judith Carney, Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment, Arturo Escobar, Maria E. Fernandez , Ward H. Goodenough, Susantha Goonatilake, Sandra Harding, Steven J. Harris, Betsy Hartmann, Cori Hayden, Catherine L. M. Hill, John M. Hobson, Peter Muhlhausler, Catherine A. Odora Hoppers, Consuelo Quiroz, Jenny Reardon, Ella Reitsma, Ziauddin Sardar, Daniel Sarewitz, Londa Schiebinger, Catherine V. Scott, Colin Scott, Mary Terrall, D. Michael Warren

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Sandra Harding
Forlag
Combined Academic Publishers
ISBN 9780822349570
Antall sider 496 Dimensjoner 15,5cm x 23,1cm x 3cm
Vekt 680 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Philosophy of science, Feminism & feminist theory, Technology: general issues