Science, Technology and Culture

Synopsis

Using the tools and approaches of cultural studies, David Bell provides an engaging introduction to the study of science and technology. Equipping readers with an understanding of science and technology as aspects of culture, the book encourages them to think about the roles and effects of science and technology in everyday life. Topics include: Representations of science and scientists in popular films, Contests over amateur, fringe and pseudo-science, Domestic technologies and household gender politics.

Additional information

Contributors:
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Maidenhead, England
Publication year:
  • 2006