Chapter two Science & Technology Studies: Opening the Black Bag.
Chapter Three Reproducing Medical Technology.
Chapter Four Maintaining the Body.
Chapter Five Substituting the Body.
Chapter Six Technologies of Death and Dying.
Chapter Seven Conclusion.
References and Bibliography.
‘An especially useful and thorough treatment. Brown and Webster demonstrate the efficacy of science and technology studies for understanding the myriad ways in which new medical technologies are reordering life.’ – Steve Woolgar, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
- Comprehensive and accessible introduction to key issues, concepts and debates about the role and cultural significance of technological innovation in medicine
- focuses on issues surrounding reproduction, health, ageing and dying
- examines the role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and telemedicine
- lifecourse approach