Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

Book of the Month

Cover of Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
Price: £319.00

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...

Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online


Knowledge, Technology and Law: At the Intersection of Socio-Legal and Science & Technology Studies (eBook)

Edited by: Emilie Cloatre, Martyn Pickersgill

ISBN13: 9781136002168
Published: September 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: eBook (ePub)
Price: £33.32 + £6.66 VAT
The amount of VAT charged may change depending on your location of use.

Once the order is confirmed an automated e-mail will be sent to you to allow you to download the eBook.

All eBooks are supplied firm sale and cannot be returned. If you believe there is a fault with your eBook then contact us on ebooks@wildy.com and we will help in resolving the issue. This does not affect your statutory rights.

This eBook is available in the following formats: ePub.

In stock.
Need help with ebook formats?

Also available as

Knowledge, Technology and Law examines the interface between studies of law, science and society, from the perspectives of socio-legal studies and science and technology studies (STS). The relationships between law, science and society are central to a diverse range of practical, ethical and theoretical issues. With an increasing emphasis on the fluidity and uncertainty of each of these areas, the analysis of their intersection(s) has become complex. Accordingly, scholars have borrowed from a range of disciplines and case studies to analyse not only how such intersections materialize, but also how and from where they should be approached. Notably, STS has provided a basis to explore the links between science and society, and socio-legal studies has offered many tools to understand the relationships between law and society. In recent years, a growing number of scholars have borrowed from both fields in order to further their efforts to understand the interconnectedness of law, science and society.

This collection charts the important interface between studies of law, science and society, as explored from the perspectives of socio-legal studies and the increasingly influential field of STS. It brings together scholars from both areas to interrogate the joint roles of law and science in the construction and stabilization of socio-technical networks, objects, and standards, as well as their place in the production of contemporary social realities and subjectivities.

eBooks, Law and Society
Introduction, Emilie Cloatre & Martyn Pickersgill

Chapter 1: Epistemic Uncertainty in Contemporary Governance: Insights from Science and Technology Studies, Sujatha Raman
Chapter 2: From Alternative Medicine to Alternative Legality? Regulatory Orthodoxy and Creativity in Research Governance, Marie-Andree Jacob
Chapter 3: Biomedical Research Governance: Challenges, Concepts and Solutions from the Socio-Legal Perspective, Shawn H.E. Harmon & Graeme Laurie

Chapter 4: Patient activism, networked resistance and the role of law, Anne-Maree Farrell
Chapter 5: The voice of the silence: How do UK patients challenge the assisted reproduction regulations by remaining silent?, Ilke Turkmendag
Chapter 6: Contingent Participation: Knowledge, Law and Science in Contexts of High Uncertainty, Mark L. Flear & Thomas Pfister

Chapter 7: The Failure of the Polygraph? Lie Detection in the US Criminal Justice System, Andrew Balmer
Chapter 8: Unchaining research: towards an emancipatory approach to the study of legal processes in criminal law, Barbara Prainsack
Chapter 9: Colposcopy in the Courtroom: The medico-legal management of a controversial visualisation device, Gethin Rees

Chapter 10: Technology and legal artefacts: How to account for law, science, society and technology interactions in environmental regulation, Bettina Lange
Chapter 11: Text as technology, Alain Pottage
Chapter 12: Epistemic Federalism: Judicial Allocation of the Authority to Know, David Winickoff
Afterword, Robert Dingwall