STS RESOURCES AN INCOMPREHENSIVE LIST
STS science, technology, and society or science and technology studies is an interdisciplinary field devoted to the social and humanistic study of scientific and technological practices. The field includes anthropological, historical, critical, philosophical, psychological, sociological, and gender studies approaches, all applied to understanding the social and cultural construction, role, and context of scientific and technical (arti)facts.
American Anthropologist anthropology
Computers and Society science and technology studies
Configurations sts/cultural studies
Current Anthropology anthropology
ISIS history of science
Knowledge and Society sts/anthropology
Nature current general science
Perspectives on Science sts/philosophy
Science current general science
Science and Culture history of technology
Science, Technology, and Human Values sts
Scientific American general science
Social Studies of Science sts
Society and Space sts/geography
Technology Review current general technology
Biagioli, M. (ed.). 1999. The Science Studies Reader. New York/London: Routledge.
Bijker, W., Hughes, T, and Pinch, T. (eds.). 1987. The Social Construction of
Technological Systems. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Bijker, W. and Law, J. (eds.). 1992. Shaping Technology/Building Society: Studies in
Sociotechnical Change. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
Borges. J.L. 1962. Ficciones. New York: Grove Press.
Cardwell, D. 1995. The Norton History of Technology. New York: Norton.
Fuller, S. (ed.) 1995. Democracy and Technology. New York: Guilford Press.
Gratzer, W. (ed.) 1989. The Longman Literary Companion to Science. Harlow:
Longman Group UK.
Harding, S. (ed.). 1993. The Racial Economy of Science. Bloomington: Indiana: Indiana
Hess, D. 1995. Science and Technology in a Multicultural World. New York: Columbia
Jasanoff, S. et al. (eds.). 1995. Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. Thousand
Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Kuhn, T. 1962. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Chicago: University of Chicago
Latour, B. 1987. Science in Action. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Latour, B. & S. Woolgar. 1986. Laboratory Life. The Social Construction of Scientific
Facts (2nd ed). Princeton: Princeton University Press.
MacKenzie, D. and Wajcman, J. (eds.)1999. The Social Shaping of Technology.
Buckinham: Open University Press.
Miller, T. (ed.) 2001. Companion to Cultural Studies. Oxford: Blackwell.
Olby, R. et al. (eds.) 1990. Companion to the History of Science. London/New York:
Pacey, A. 1996. The Culture of Technology. Cambridge: MIT Press.
Serres, Michel (ed.). 1995. A History of Scientific Thought. Oxford: Blackwell.
Teich, A. (ed.) 1997. Technology and the Future. New York: St. Martins Press.
Winner, L. 1986. The Whale and the Reactor. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
www.ncsu.edu/chass/mds/stslinks.html STS links
www.cpsr.org Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
www.aaanet.org American Anthropological Association, see especially CASTAC (Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing) and Medical Anthropology sections
http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/hstm/data/394.htm WWW Virtual Library for the
History of Science, Technology & Medicine with link to Society for Social Studies of Science
(you may want to look at existing course syllabi or ask professors for a preview, in order to find useful sources for your research)
Barney STS 197 The Digital Age (Spring 2002)
Barron Hum 2f Technology and U.S. Society (Spring 2002)
Black Government 179B Environment Politics and Policy (Spring 2002)
Black Hum 2i Bloom or Bust: Gambling with Water in Arid California (Spring 2002)
Black (Fall 2001)
Black and (Fall 2001)
Brodie Hist 179 The Bomb: Social and Cultural History of Nuclear Weapons in the U.S. (Fall 2001)
De Laet Hum 1 The Social Life of Objects I (Fall 2001)
De Laet Hum 2 The Social Life of Objects II (Spring 2002)
De Laet Anth 179 Introduction to the Anthropology of Science and Technology (Fall 2001)
De Laet Anth 179S Topics in Anthropology. Life: Knowledge, Belief, and Cultural Practices (Spring 2002)
De Laet and Tanenbaum STS 114 Social and Political Issues in Technical Projects (Spring 2002)
Feenberg Phil 179 Philosophy of Technology (Fall 2001)
Feenberg Phil 179S Philosophy and Computing (Fall 2001)
Groves American Studies 115 Print and American Culture (Spring 2002)
Olson Hum 2 Science and Technology from an Other Point of View (Spring 2002)
Olson History 179S Science, Politics, and Religion in Early Modern England (Spring 2002)