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Science as Culture

    Books for Review (July 2012)

    The following books are available for reviews for Science as Culture. If you

    would like to review any of these books, please contact the book reviews editor, David Tyfield (

    If you would like to review a book not listed here please also contact the book

    reviews editor.

    Brian Balmer (2012) Secrecy and Science: A Historical Sociology of Biological

    and Chemical Warfare, Farnham: Ashgate.

    Joy Yueyue Zhang (2012) The Cosmopolitanization of Science: Stem Cell

    Governance in China, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Mads Rosendahl Thomsen and Jacob Wamberg

    (eds) (2012) The Posthuman Condition: Ethics, Aesthetics and Politics of

    Biotechnological Challenges, Aarhus: Aarhus University Press.

    Kaushik Sunder Rajan (ed.) (2012) Lively Capital, Durham (NC): Duke University


    A. Karatzogianni and A. Kuntsman (eds) (2012) Digital Cultures and the Politics

    of Emotion, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

    S. A. Magnet (2012) When Biometrics Fail: Gender, Race and the Technology of

    Identity, Durham (NC): Duke University Press.

    Eden Medina (2012) Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in

    Allende’s Chile, Cambridge (MA): MIT Press.

    Christian Fuchs, Kees Boersma, Anders Albrechtslund and Marisol Sandoval

    (eds) (2012) Internet and Surveillance: The Challenges of Web 2.0 and Social

    Media, London: Routledge

    Peter Keating and Alberto Cambrosio (2012) Cancer on Trial: Oncology as a

    New Style of Practice, Chicago: U Chicago Press

    Niki Vermeulen, Sakari Tamminen and Andrew Webster (2012) Bio-Objects:

    stLife in the 21 Century, Farnham: Ashgate

    Companion to the Papers of Donald Knuth (2012) Stanford (CA): CSLI

    Alfred Nordmann, Hans Radder and Gregor Schiemann (eds) (2012) Science

    Transformed: Debating Claims of an Ephocal Break, Pittsburgh: U Pittsburgh


    Sal Restivo (2011) Red, Black and Objective: Science, Sociology and

    Anarchism, Farnham: Ashgate.

    Gauhar Raza, REN Fujun, Hasan Jawaid Khan, HE Wei (eds)(2011) Constructing Culture of Science: Communication of Science in India and China,

    New Delhi: CSIR

    Stephen Pemberton (2011) The Bleeding Disease: Hemophilia and the Unintended Consequences of Medical Progress, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press.

    David Demortain (2011) Scientists and the Regulation of Risk, Cheltenham:

    Edward Elgar.

    James Andrews and Asif Siddiqi (2011) Into the Cosmos: Space Exploration and Soviet Culture, Pittsburgh: U Pittsburgh Press.

    Julie Doyle (2011) Mediating Climate Change, Farnham: Ashgate.

    Braden Allenby & Daniel Sarewitz (2011) The Techno-Human Condition,

    Cambridge (MA): MIT Press.

    E. Fitting (2011) The Struggle for Maize: Campesinos, Workers and Transgenic Corn in the Mexican Countryside, Durham (NC): Duke University Press.

    Jakob von Uexkull (2011) A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans,

    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

    David A. Kirby (2011) Lab Coats in Hollywood: Science, Scientists and Cinema,

    Cambridge (MA): MIT Press.

    Dagmar Schäfer (2011) The Crafting of the 10,000 Things: Knowledge and Technology in Seventeenth-Century China, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    George W. Stocking Jr (2010) Glimpses into my Own Black Box: An Exercise in Self-Deconstruction, Madison (WI): University of Wisconsin Press.Evelyn Fox Keller (2010) The Mirage of a Space: Between Nature and Nurture,

    Robert Abadie (2010) The Professional Guinea Pig: Big Pharma and the Risky World of Human Subjects, Durham (NC): Duke University Press.Jackie Stacey (2010) The Cinematic Life of the Gene, Durham (NC): Duke

    University Press.

    Bruce Clarke and Manuela Rossini (eds) (2010) The Routledge Companion to Literature and Science, London: Routledge.

    Alberto A. Martinez (2011) Science Secrets: The Truth about Darwin’s Finches, Einstein’s Wife and Other Myths, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

    H. Floris Cohen (2010) How Modern Science Came Into the World: Four

    thCivilizations, One 17-Century Breakthrough, Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam Press.

    David Knight (2010) The Making of Modern Science, Cambridge: Polity.

    Isabelle Stengers (2010) Cosmopolitics I (R. Bononno trans.), Minneapolis:

    University of Minnesota Press.

    Daphna Birenbaum- Carmeli & Yoram Carmeli (eds) (2010) Kin, Gene,

    Community: Reproductive Technologies among Jewish Israelis, New York &

    Oxford: Bergahn Books.

    Margaret Lock and Vihn-Kim Nguyen (2010) An Anthropology of Medicine,

    Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

    Dean Bavington (2010) Managed Annihilation: An Unnatural History of the

    Newfoundland Cod Collapse, Vancouver: UBC Press.

    Hendrik Casimir (2010) Haphazard Reality: Half a Century of Science,

    Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

    Jonathon D. Moreno and Sam Berger (eds) (2010) Progress in Bioethics:

    Science, Policy and Politics, Cambridge (MA): MIT Press, with Foreword by

    Harold Shapiro.

    Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner (2010) Frameworks of Choice: Predictive and

    Genetic Testing in Asia, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

    P. M. Harman (2010) The Culture of Nature in Britain, 1680-1860, New Haven:

    Yale University Press.

    Carole Browner and Mabel Preloran (2010) Neurogenetic Diagnoses: The

    Power of Hope and the Limits of Today’s Medicine, New York: Routledge.

    Tom Sriver (2009) True Jacob [A Novel on the Limits of Reason], Kalamazoo

    (MI): Fair Oaks.

    B Clarke and M Hansen (eds) (2009) Emergence and Embodiment: Essays

    on Second-Order Systems, Durham (NC): Duke University Press.

    Mariana Mazzacato & Giovanni Dosi (eds) (2009) Knowledge Accumulation and

    Industry Evolution, Cambridge: CUP.

    Diane M. Rodgers (2008) Debugging the Link between Social Theory and Social

    Insects, Baton Rouge: LSU Press.

    Park Doing (2009) Velvet Revolution at the Synchrotron: Biology, Physics and

    Change in Science, Cambridge (MA): MIT Press.

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