Postgraduate Module Descriptor

SOCM950: Science Technology and Society

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

B. Barnes, About Science (Blackwell, 1995).
B. Barnes, D. Bloor, J. Henry, Scientific Knowledge: a Sociological Analysis (Chicago, 1996).
The Cyberculture Reader, eds. D. Bell, B. Kennedy (Routledge, 2000).
M. Biagioli (ed.), The Science Studies Reader (Routledge, 1999).
M. Lederman, I. Bartsch (eds.), The Gender and Science Reader (Routledge, 2001).
B. Latour, Science in Action (Harvard, 1985).
J. Law, Organizing Modernity (Blackwell, 1994).
J. Golinski, Making Natural Knowledge (Cambridge U.P., 1998).
H. Collins, T. Pinch, The Golem: What You Should Know About Science (Cambridge U.P., 1993).
S. Jasanoff et al. (ed.), Handbook of Science and Technology Studies (Sage, 1995).
D. Haraway, Modest Witness @ Second Millenium (Routledge, 1997).
D. MacKenzie, Mechanizing Proof: Computing, Risk, and Trust (MIT Press, 2001).
D. Mackenzie, J. Wajcman (eds.), The Social Shaping of Technology (Open U.P., 1999).
J. Wajcman, Feminism confronts Technology (Penn State Press, 1992)