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The Resource Fish sticks, sports bras, and aluminum cans : the politics of everyday technologies, Paul R. Josephson

Fish sticks, sports bras, and aluminum cans : the politics of everyday technologies, Paul R. Josephson

Label
Fish sticks, sports bras, and aluminum cans : the politics of everyday technologies
Title
Fish sticks, sports bras, and aluminum cans
Title remainder
the politics of everyday technologies
Statement of responsibility
Paul R. Josephson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Historian Paul R. Josephson explores the surprising origins, political contexts, and social meanings of ordinary objects. Drawing on archival materials, technical journals, interviews, and field research, this engaging collection of essays reveals the forces that shape (and are shaped by) everyday objects
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Josephson, Paul R
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN406
LC item number
.J57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technological innovations
  • Popular culture
  • Popular culture
  • Technological innovations
Label
Fish sticks, sports bras, and aluminum cans : the politics of everyday technologies, Paul R. Josephson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : technostories -- The ocean's hotdog : the fish stick -- The sports bra : gender and technology -- Sugar, bananas and aluminum cans : technology, colonialism and post colonialism -- Mass produced nutrition : industrial potatoes and industrial sweeteners -- Technology and (natural) disasters you cannot fool (mother) nature -- Big artifacts : technological symbolism and state power -- Conclusion : what have we learned from this? books, bicycles, and other things that go bump in the light
Control code
ocn906446551
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9781421417837
Lccn
2014049514
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781421417837
  • (OCoLC)906446551
Label
Fish sticks, sports bras, and aluminum cans : the politics of everyday technologies, Paul R. Josephson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : technostories -- The ocean's hotdog : the fish stick -- The sports bra : gender and technology -- Sugar, bananas and aluminum cans : technology, colonialism and post colonialism -- Mass produced nutrition : industrial potatoes and industrial sweeteners -- Technology and (natural) disasters you cannot fool (mother) nature -- Big artifacts : technological symbolism and state power -- Conclusion : what have we learned from this? books, bicycles, and other things that go bump in the light
Control code
ocn906446551
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9781421417837
Lccn
2014049514
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781421417837
  • (OCoLC)906446551

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