Combined Academic Publishers

Expertise: Cultures and Technologies of Knowledge

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  1. Anthropogenic Rivers
    In the 2000s, Laos was treated as a model country for the efficacy of privatized, "sustainable" hydropower projects as viable options for World Bank-led development. By viewing hydropower as a process that creates ecologically... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2019
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. The Technocratic Antarctic
    The Technocratic Antarctic is an ethnographic account of the scientists and policymakers who work on Antarctica. Jessica O'Reilly conducted most of her research for this book in New Zealand, home of the "Antarctic Gateway" city... Learn More
    Published: 17th January 2017
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. Governing Habits
    Governing Habits is an ethnography of extraordinary sensitivity and awareness that shows how therapeutic practice and expertise is expressed in the highly specific, yet rapidly transforming milieu of hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation... Learn More
    Published: 19th October 2016
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. Roads
    Sweeping in scope and conceptually ambitious, this book tells a story of infrastructure and of global flows of money, goods, and...... Learn More
    Published: 21st May 2015
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  5. Swedish Design
    This book examines the special relationship between politics and design in Sweden, revealing in particular the cultural meanings this relationship holds for Swedish...... Learn More
    Published: 16th April 2015
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  6. The Viral Network
    Theresa MacPhail examines our collective fascination with and fear of viruses through the lens of the 2009 H1N1...... Learn More
    Published: 13th November 2014
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  7. The Light of Knowledge
    This ethnography details the activities of Arivoli Iyakkam (the Enlightenment Movement), in which thousands of Tamil villagers in southern India have participated in literacy lessons, science demonstrations, and other events.... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2013
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  8. Scrambling for Africa
    Crane reveals how Africa went from being a continent largely excluded from advancements in HIV medicine to an area of central concern and knowledge production within the increasingly popular field of global health science.... Learn More
    Published: 24th September 2013
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  9. The Life Informatic
    A fascinating account of journalists struggling to maintain their expertise and authority, even as they find their principles and skills profoundly challenged by ever more complex and fast-moving streams of information.... Learn More
    Published: 21st May 2013
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. No Family Is an Island
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  11. At Home with the Diplomats
    There is a vast gulf between the public face of diplomacy and the opinions and actions that take place behind embassy doors. In At Home with the Diplomats, Iver B. Neumann offers unprecedented access to the inner workings of a... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2012
    Hardback | £59.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  12. Spiritual Economies
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £18.99