Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 October 2015

336 Pages | 16 figures, 15 tables, 21 photos

8.9 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199014712

Bookseller Code (04)

Technology and Society

Social Networks, Power, and Inequality

Second Edition

Anabel Quan-Haase

Themes in Canadian Sociology

  • New chapter on gender and technology. A new chapter on gender and feminist technology studies gives students the most current perspectives in the field.
  • Increased theoretical coverage. The second edition of Technology and Society provides students with the strong theoretical base needed to analyze modern technological issues discussed in later chapters.
  • Expanded coverage of ethics. Increased ethical coverage helps students become aware of how these issues permeate their world.
  • New topics throughout. Added topics such as 3D printing, gaming and gaming culture, technopoles, the health consequences of a hyperconnected society, and electronic waste give students insight into this fast-changing field.
  • Student-friendly approach. As part of the best-selling Themes in Canadian Sociology series, Technology and Society includes a wealth of pedagogy in every chapter such as learning objectives, questions for critical thought, suggestions for further reading, and a glossary of key terms.
  • Student and instructor ancillaries. The second edition of Technology and Society comes complete with a student study guide, and a test bank and PowerPoint slides for instructors.

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