Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium.FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
376
Utgivningsdatum
1997-01-01
Förlag
Routledge
Illustrationer
35 illustrations
Dimensioner
230 x 155 x 25 mm
Vikt
620 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780415912457
Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium.FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse (häftad)

Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium.FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse

Feminism and Technoscience

Häftad Engelska, 1997-01-01
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Modest_Witness@Second_Millenium.FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse explores the roles of stories, figures, dreams, theories, facts, delusions, advertising, institutions, economic arrangements, publishing practices, scientific advances, and politics in twentieth-century technoscience. The book's title is an e-mail address. With it, Haraway locates herself and her readers in a sprawling net of associations more far-flung than the Internet. The address is not a cozy home. There is no innocent place to stand in the world where the book's author figure, FemaleMan, encounters DuPont's controversial laboratory rodent, OncoMouse.
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"Donna Haraway writes about science like nobody else. She's exploring new territory, she's drawing new maps, she's onto something--the metaphors come thick and fast. Love her or loathe her, you ignore her at your peril." -"New Scientist "Haraway's 'modest witness' is a fascinating figure....In a contribution that is by itself worth the price of the book, Haraway produces a wonderfully thoughtful and complex account of...the interpenetration of biology and capitalism, two central players on the stage of politics....Haraway has produced a volume that richly rewards the hard work and generous literacy it demands of its reader. It is challenging, powerful, and unsettling to comfortable notions worth distressing." -"LSojourner "A mixture of passionate polemic, abtruse theory, and technological musing." -"Detroit Free Press "A conversation with Haraway is an experience you don't soon forget." -"Santa Cruz County Sentinel "It can change the way you think." -"San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle

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