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Alison G. Anderson (2014). Media, Environment and the Network Society. Palgrave Macmillan.   ISBN 9780230217614 Media, Environment and the Network Society provides a timely and far-reaching analysis of the shifting role of the media in covering some of the most important global environmental challenges we face today. Anderson examines the influential theory of 'network society' and discusses its significance for understanding the nature of contemporary environmental activism and the media politics of the environment. She…
  

Renewable Energy normally refers to usable energy sources that are an alternative to fuel sources, but without the negatively evaluated consequences of the replaced fuels. Although energy issues have a long tradition in sociology and other social sciences, it may now be high time to conceptualize these in sociological terms as the lynchpin in our understanding of the way societies are set to develop in the 21st century. This concise book focuses on sociological attempts…
  

K. Prpić, I. van der Weijden and N. Asheulova (Eds.) (2014). (Re)searching Scientific Careers. St Petersburg: IHST/RAS - Nestor-Historia – SSTNET/ESA. The rationale for preparing a scientific meeting and subsequent book on academic careers rests not only on the cognitive and policy relevance of this research theme but also on its neglect and underrepresentation in STS (science and technology studies). The twofold meaning (of its title) denotes the two aims of the book. The first…
  

Projects of RC23
25 January, 2015
  Dear Colleagues, Please note that ISA will place a call for session proposals for the IV ISA Forum  Sociology (July 14-18  2020) to be held in Porto Alegre, Brazil.   The Forum  main theme on "Challenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality.” You may find the session proposals' portal at: https://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/forum/porto-alegre-2020 The submission system will open from 4 February and deadline is 15 of March 2019. Session proposals should relate either to the…
  
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Technology Assessment in Japan and Europe
J. Jiménez (Ed.,with the collaboration of J. C. Escalante) (2009). Participation and Development. The Mexico of the Future. In honor to Russell L. Ackoff in his 87th Anniversary (2009) Institute of Applied Mathematics and Systems, National Autono
STILL THINK ROBOTS CAN’T DO YOUR JOB? ESSAYS ON AUTOMATION AND TECHNOLOGICAL UNEMPLOYMENT
Matthias Gross, Rüdiger Mautz (2014) Renewable Energies. Routledge.
K. Prpić, I. van der Weijden and N. Asheulova (Eds.) (2014). (Re)searching Scientific Careers.
Willie Pearson, Jr., Lisa M. Frehill, Connie L. McNeely (Eds.) (2015). Advancing Women in Science.
Saskia Sassen (2014). Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press/Belknap Book.
Alison G. Anderson (2014). Media, Environment and the Network Society. Palgrave Macmillan.
Food Consumption in the City: Practices and Patterns in Urban Asia and the Pacific
Mandal, Kasturi; Nadia Asheulova and Sevtlana G. Kirdina (eds.) (2014) 'Socio Economic and Technological Innovations: Mechanism and Institutions', Narosa Publishing House: New Delhi.
Norman Blaikie, Jan Priest (2016) Social Research Paradigms in Action
R. Sooryamoorthy (2015) Transforming Science in South Africa. Development, Collaboration and Productivity. Palgrave Macmillan.
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