Technology

BITS of Belonging

Information Technology, Water, and Neoliberal Governance in India

Simanti Dasgupta

An ethnographic investigation of the class politics that underscore the emergence of neoliberalism in urban India

232 pages | 6 x 9

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Challenging the Chip

Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global Electronics Industry

Edited by Ted Smith, David Sonnenfeld, and David Naguib Pellow

A revealing look at the dark side of the electronics industry and global efforts to move it toward greater sustainability and accountability

376 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 tables, 6 figures, 37 halftones, 3 maps

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The Company We Keep

Occupational Community in the High-Tech Network Society

Daniel Marschall

How computer technologists developed an occupational identity that persists in cyberspace long after the dot-com bubble has burst

204 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 figs.

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Computer Applications in the Social Sciences

Edward Brent Jr. and Ronald E. Anderson

A comprehensive survey of the current and prospective uses of computers in the social sciences

384 pages | 6 x 9

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Cultural Citizenship

Cosmopolitanism, Consumerism, and Television in a Neoliberal Age

Toby Miller

A lively, incisive view of what citizenship means today

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 1 figure, 1 halftone

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Engineering Culture

Control and Commitment in a High-Tech Corporation

Gideon Kunda

A revised edition of the classic text on the sociology of management and organization

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables 5 figures

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Frontiers of Illusion

Science, Technology, and the Politics of Progress

Daniel Sarewitz

An incisive argument for fostering stronger links between the interests of society and progress in science

256 pages | 6 x 9

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Identifying Consumption

Subjects and Objects in Consumer Society

Robert Dunn

A challenging new theoretical approach to the study of consumption and identity

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 2 figs.

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Managing the Infosphere

Governance, Technology, and Cultural Practice in Motion

Steven D. McDowell, Philip E. Steinberg, and Tami K. Tomasello

Comprehending the issues at stake in the networked world

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 5 tables

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Mobilizing Science

Movements, Participation, and the Remaking of Knowledge

Sabrina McCormick

What forces are needed for social change in a knowledge society?

218 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 9 tables, 5 figures

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Model Machines

A History of the Asian as Automaton

Long T. Bui

A study of the stereotype and representation of Asians as robotic machines through history

286 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 6 halftones

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No-Collar

The Humane Workplace and Its Hidden Costs

Andrew Ross

A revealing look at New Economy workplaces

312 pages | 6.125 x 9.25 | 28 halftones

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Rebuilding the News

Metropolitan Journalism in the Digital Age

C.W. Anderson

An inside account of dramatic changes in journalism at a large metropolitan newspaper.

236 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 2 figures,16 halftones

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Technocapitalism

A Critical Perspective on Technological Innovation and Corporatism

Luis Suarez-Villa

A radical critique of a new phase of capitalism grounded in corporate power and its exploitation of technological creativity

230 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 9 figures

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Technological Change and Co-Determination in Sweden

Åke Sandberg

Examining how labor unions and corporations negotiate and cooperate on job design and computerization and technological change in the workplace

360 pages | 6 x 9

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