Dreamscapes of Modernity: Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the by Sheila Jasanoff, Sang-Hyun Kim

By Sheila Jasanoff, Sang-Hyun Kim

Dreamscapes of Modernity deals the 1st book-length remedy of sociotechnical imaginaries, an idea originated via Sheila Jasanoff and constructed in shut collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to explain how visions of medical and technological development hold with them implicit rules approximately public reasons, collective futures, and the typical solid. The e-book provides a mixture of case studies—including nuclear energy in Austria, chinese language rice biotechnology, Korean stem mobile study, the Indonesian net, US bioethics, worldwide wellbeing and fitness, and more—to illustrate how the idea that of sociotechnical imaginaries may end up in extra refined understandings of the nationwide and transnational politics of technology and know-how. A theoretical creation units the level for the individuals’ wide-ranging analyses, and a end gathers and synthesizes their collective findings. The publication marks an enormous theoretical improve for an idea that has been swiftly taken up around the social sciences and can provide to turn into significant to scholarship in technology and know-how studies.

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