Technoscience And Everyday Life: The Complex Simplicities of the Mundane

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Sep 1, 2006 - Social Science - 186 pages
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This book examines the complex relations between technoscience and everyday life. It draws on numerous examples, including both mundane technologies such as Velcro, Post-it Notes, mobile phones and surveillance cameras, and the esoterica of xenotransplantation, new genetics, nanotechnology and posthuman society.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Between technoscience and everyday life
1
Chapter 2 Versions of everyday life and technoscience
16
making the corporeal in everyday life
41
the micropolitics of everyday life
63
Chapter 5 Technoscience and the making of society in everyday life
87
Chapter 6 Technoscience and the enactment of everyday spatiality
109
Chapter 7 Technoscience disordering and temporality in everyday life
131
questions of technoscience everyday life and identity
152
References
162
Index
178
Back cover
187
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About the author (2006)

Mike Michael is Professor of Sociology of Science and Technology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He has published extensively in three main areas: Public Understanding of Science, Sociology of Biotechnology, and Sociology of Mundane Technologies.

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