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Technology and Social Theory
Introduction Theorising Technology Marx, Modernity and the Machine Constructing the Modern: Human-Built World The Politics of Artefacts The Social Construction of Technology The Socio-TechnicalExpand
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Disasters, Risks and Revelation: Making Sense of Our Times
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Exergy and the City: The Technology and Sociology of Power (Failure)
Abstract Blackouts—the total loss of electrical power—serve as a reminder of how dependent the modern world and particularly urban areas have become on electricity and the appliances it powers. ToExpand
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Blackouts: a sociology of electrical power failure
Electricity fuels our existence. It powers water purification, waste, food, transportation and communication systems. Modern social life is impossible to imagine without it. This article looks atExpand
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Populist resistance and alternative transitions: Indigenous ownership of energy infrastructure in Aotearoa New Zealand
Abstract The energy transitions necessary to address climate change mitigation and adaptation manifest unevenly, varying in nature, context, distribution of benefits and radical depth. While populistExpand
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Cultural Studies in Aotearoa New Zealand: Identity, Space and Place
This collection is the first to break into the unexplored field of cultural studies in New Zealand. Ranging from such disciplines as sociology, film, television, and fine arts, the contributorsExpand
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Pākehā Ethnicity: The Politics of White Privilege
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A sociology of Covid-19
The Covid-19 pandemic presents the profoundest public health and economic crisis of our times. The seemingly impossible has happened: borders have closed, nations have locked down, and individualsExpand
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