The postcolonial science and technology studies reader by Sandra Harding

By Sandra Harding

For 20 years, the popular thinker of technological know-how Sandra Harding has argued that technological know-how and expertise reports, postcolonial stories, and feminist critique needs to tell each other. In The Postcolonial technology and know-how experiences Reader, Harding places these fields in severe dialog, assembling the anthology that she has lengthy sought after for school room use. In vintage and up to date essays, foreign students from a number of disciplines imagine via a extensive array of technological know-how and know-how philosophies and practices. The participants reevaluate traditional money owed of the West’s clinical and technological tasks long ago and current, reconsider the strengths and barriers of non-Western societies’ wisdom traditions, and investigate the legacies of colonialism and imperialism. the gathering concludes with forward-looking essays, which discover techniques for cultivating new visions of a multicultural, democratic international of sciences and for turning these visions into realities. Feminist technological know-how and expertise matters run in the course of the reader and are the point of interest of numerous essays. Harding offers worthy history for every essay in her introductions to the reader’s 4 sections.

Helen Appleton
Karen Bäckstrand
Lucille H. Brockway
Stephen B. Brush
Judith Carney
Committee on ladies, inhabitants, and the Environment
Arturo Escobar
Maria E. Fernandez
Ward H. Goodenough
Susantha Goonatilake
Sandra Harding
Steven J. Harris
Betsy Hartmann
Cori Hayden
Catherine L. M. Hill
John M. Hobson
Peter Mühlhäusler
Catherine A. Odora Hoppers
Consuelo Quiroz
Jenny Reardon
Ella Reitsma
Ziauddin Sardar
Daniel Sarewitz
Londa Schiebinger
Catherine V. Scott
Colin Scott
Mary Terrall
D. Michael Warren

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Gender and racial-colonial categories still coconstitute each other today (Catherine Scott). Thus, because of their overlapping constituencies and interlocking discourses, each of these science and technology movements would seem to have to depend on the successes of the other to achieve its own professed goals. In this sense, they are strongly complementary. Yet these two science and technology movements often seem committed to conflicting assumptions about the relevant social relations, the relevant sciences, and questions of who can and should be agents of the kinds of radical social and scientific change for which each calls.

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