Science Studies

Science, Technology and Socio-culture: Reflections on Science Views

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Cheng-Liang Chen
Graduate School of Social Transformaton Studies, Shih-Hsin

By reviewing a selection of articles in the field of Science Studies, this articleexplores the relations between science/technology and socio-culture, and sees science/technology as a specific way of cultural practice. Rejecting the view that treats science/technology as an independent existence, the present study firstly argues that different forms of science/technology are embedded in their specific social institutions, political positions and cultural values.

Taiwanese Journal for Studies of Science, Technology and Medicine, Number 6 (April 2008), 145-200.
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