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              Books by Joseph Dumit

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              Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

              Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              Introduction by Da Costa, Beatriz; Philip, Kavita; Foreword by Dumit, Joseph

              Explores the possibility of public participation in scientific discourse, drawing on research and practice in art, and biology, critical theory, anthropology, and cultural studies. This volume discusses such topics as race and genetics; feminist bioscience; the politics of scient...ific expertise; and, bioart and the public sphere.
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              ISBN 9780262042499
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2008
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Leonardo
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              Cyborgs & Citadels: Anthropological Interventions in Emerging Sciences and Technologies
               

              Cyborgs & Citadels: Anthropological Interventions in Emerging Sciences and Technologies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Downey, Gary Lee; Dumit, Joseph; Contributions by Haraway, Donna; Heath, Deborah; Hess, David J.

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              From a week-long seminar in October 1993 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, 11 essays explore such questions as the Citadel problem of how science gains authority to direct truth practices; the boundaries between humans and machines; and the Cyborg problem of how science, technology, and m...edicine contribute
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              ISBN 9780933452978
              Released NZ 30 Jan 1998
              Publisher Inbooks
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series
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              Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

              Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Introduction by Da Costa, Beatriz; Philip, Kavita; Foreword by Dumit, Joseph

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              Scientists, scholars, and artists consider the political significance of recent advances in the biological sciences.

              ISBN 9780262514910
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2010
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series Leonardo
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              Cyborg Babies: From Techno-Sex to Techno-Tots
               

              Cyborg Babies: From Techno-Sex to Techno-Tots (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Davis-Floyd, Robbie; Dumit, Joseph; Foreword by Haraway, Donna

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              Explores the increasingly pervasive role of technology in childrens lives, from conception to birth to childcare. The text argues that in aspects of childhood from foetuses scanned electronically to wired toddlers, children are being rendered cyborg by their immersion in technocu...lture.
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              ISBN 9780415916042
              Released NZ 27 Jul 1998
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Biomedicine as Culture: Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life
               

              Biomedicine as Culture: Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Burri, Regula Valerie; Dumit, Joseph

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              Offers interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary biomedicine as a cultural practice. This book brings together leading scholars from cultural anthropology, sociology, history, and science studies to conduct a critical dialogue on the culture(s) of biomedical practice, discus...sing its epistemic, material, and social implications.
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              ISBN 9780415883177
              Released NZ 4 Jun 2010
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society
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              Picturing Personhood: Brain Scans and Biomedical Identity
               

              Picturing Personhood: Brain Scans and Biomedical Identity (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Dumit, Joseph; Edited by Rabinow, Paul

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              Based on interviews, media analysis, and participant observation at research labs and conferences, this book analyzes how assumptions designed into and read out of the experimental process reinforce specific notions about human nature. It demonstrates how brain scans contribute t...o our social dependence on scientific authority.
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              ISBN 9780691113982
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2003
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series In-Formation
              Language (English)
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              Cyborg Babies: From Techno-Sex to Techno-Tots
               

              Cyborg Babies: From Techno-Sex to Techno-Tots (Hardback)

              Edited by Davis-Floyd, Robbie; Dumit, Joseph

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              This text tracks the process of reproducing children in symbiosis with pervasive technology and offers a range of perspectives, from resistance to ethnographic analysis to science fiction.

              ISBN 9780415916035
              Released NZ 2 Sep 1998
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Biomedicine as Culture: Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life
               

              Biomedicine as Culture: Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life (Hardback)

              Edited by Burri, Regula Valerie; Dumit, Joseph

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              Offers interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary biomedicine as a cultural practice. This book presents essays which look at the ways biomedical knowledge is constructed within hospitals and academic settings and at how this knowledge changes perceptions, material arrangemen...ts, and social relations within clinics and scientific communities.
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              ISBN 9780415957984
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2007
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society
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              Drugs for Life: How Pharmaceutical Companies Define Our Health
               

              Drugs for Life: How Pharmaceutical Companies Define Our Health (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Dumit, Joseph

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              Challenges our understanding of health, risks, facts, and clinical trials

              ISBN 9780822348719
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2012
              Publisher Inbooks
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Experimental Futures
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