Institute Director Steve Rayner serves as editor of the Science in Society Series from Earthscan.The series aims to publish new high quality research, teaching, practical and policy-related books on topics that address the complex and vitally important interface between science and society.
Recent titles in the series include:
- Unnatural Selection: The Challenges of Engineering Tomorrow's People, edited by Peter Healey and Steve Rayner.
- 2nd edition of Business Planning for Turbulent Times: New Methods for Applying Scenarios, edited by Rafael Ramirez, John W. Selsky and Kees can der Heijden.
Forthcoming books in the series include:
- Marginalized Reproduction: Ethnicity, Infertility and Reproductive Technologies
- Resolving Messy Policy Problems: Handling Conflict in Environmental, Transport, Health and Ageing Policy
- The Limits to Scarcity: Contestations and Constructions
- Debating Climate Change: Pathways through Argument to Agreement
- Prins, G., Galiana, I., Green, C., Grundmann, R., Hulme, M., Korhala, A., Laird, F., Nordhaus, T., Pielke Jr, R., Rayner, S., Sarewitz, D., Shellenberger, M., Stehr, N. and Hiroyuki, T. (2010) 'The Hartwell Paper: A New Direction for Climate Policy after the Crash of 2009’, Joint Research Paper of the Institute for Science, Innovation & Society, University of Oxford and the Mackinder Programme for the Study of Long-Wave Events, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.
- Rayner, S. (2010) Adapting Institutions to Climate Change, The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, The Stationery Office, London.
- Allsop, A., Rayner, S. et al. (2010) Science and Trust Expert Group Report & Action Plan: Starting a National Conversation about Good Science. Department of Business Innovation and Skills, London.
- Markusson N., Moran B. et al. (2010) Governing decarbonisation in Scotland – Exploring the transitions options. Report to Scottish Government and the Institute for Advanced Studies.
- Marres, N. (2010) 'What kind of space is the “sustainable home”? A comparative analysis of three “green” media spheres on the web', in Global Information Society Watch 2010 - Focus on ICTs and environmental sustainability, Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries (Hivos).
- Davis, T. and Schneider, T. (2010) ‘From Lamb’s Fry, Three Eggs and Bacon to Processed Cereal: Kellogg’s Transforms the Australian Breakfast Landscape in Post-War Years’, in Solomon, M., Bamossy, G.M., Askegaard, S. and Hogg. M.K. (eds.) Consumer Behaviour: A European Perspective, London: Pearson Higher Education.
- Caswill, C. (2010) ‘Policy Learning and Resistance to Change: Debating User Engagement in an International Partnership’, report submitted to the Research Council of Norway.
- Lezaun, J. (2010) ‘Bioethics and the Regulation of ‘Frontier Science’: The Case of Gene Therapy’, in Hutter. B. (ed.) Anticipating Risk and Organising Risk Regulation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Wilkinson, A.J. and Lezaun, J. (2010) ‘Scenarios’, in The Sage Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society, Sage books.
- Rayner, S. (2010) ‘Climate Geoengineering Governance – Regulierung der Klima-Manipulation’, in Simonis, U. (ed.) Die Klima-Manipulateure: Rettet uns oder Geo-engineering? Stuttgart: Jahrbuch Okologie, Hirzel.
- Marres, N. (2010) ‘Testing Powers of Engagement: Green Living Experiments, the Ontological Turn and the Undoability of Involvement’, in Oswell, D. (ed.) Cultural Theory, SAGE Benchmarks in Culture and Society, New Delhi: Sage Publications.
- Marres, N. (2010) ‘Front-Staging Nonhumans: The Politics of ‘Green’ Things and the Constraint of Publicity’, in Braun, B. and Whatmore, S.J. (eds.) Political Matter: Technoscience, Democracy, and Public Life, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
- Battistion, S., Glattfelder, J.B., Garlaschelli, D., Lillo, F., Caldarelli, G. (2010) ‘The Structure of Financial Networks’, in Estrada, E., Fox, M.,. Higham, D.J. and Oppo, G.-L. (eds.) Network Science: Complexity in Nature and Technology, Springer.
- Serano, M.A., Garlaschelli, D., Boguna, M. and Loffredo, M.I. (2010) ‘The World Trade Web: Structure, Evolution and Modelling’, in The Encyclopaedia of Life Support Systems, EOLSS, UNESCO.
- Webmoor, T. and Shanks, M. (2010) ‘A Political Economy of Visual Media in Archaeology’, in by Bonde, S. and Houston, S. (eds.) Re-presenting the Past: Archaeology through Image and Text, Providence, RI: Brown University.
- Baker, A. (2010) ‘Complexity’, in Williamson, J. (ed.) Key Terms in Logic, Continuum.
- Neyland, D. (2010) ‘Replaying Society to the World through CCTV', in Tickell, A., Thrift, N. and Woolgar, S. (eds.) Globalization in Practice, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Sugden, C. (2010) 'Novelty', in Guston, D. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society, London: Sage.
- Ng, R. & S. Rayner (2010). 'Integrating Psychometric and Cultural Theory Approaches to Formulate an Alternative Measure of Risk Perception.', Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science, 23(2):85-100
- Hultman, N., D. Hassenzahl, S. Rayner (2010). 'Climate Risk: A Critical Review of Tools, Techniques, and Approaches'. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 35:283-303
- Rayner, S. (2010). 'How to Eat an Elephant: A Bottom-up Approach to Climate Policy'. Climate Policy, 10(6):615-621
- Lezaun, J. (2010) ‘Eloquence and Incommensurability: An Investigation into the Grammar of Irreconcilable Differences’, Social Studies of Science, June, Vol. 40(3): 349-375.
- Rayner, S. (2010) ‘How to Eat an Elephant: A Bottom-up Approach to Climate Policy’, Climate Policy, Vol. 10, Issue 6, pp. 615-621.
- Rayner, S. (2010) ‘Trust and the Transformation of Energy Systems’, Energy Policy 38: 2617-23.
- Markusson, N. and Haszeldine, S. (2010) 'Capture ready' regulation of fossil fuel power plants - Betting the UK's carbon emissions on promises of future technology. Energy Policy, 38: 6695-6702.
- Markusson, N. (2010) The championing of environmental improvements in technology investment projects. Journal of Cleaner Production, 18(8):777-783.
- Staniczenko, P.P.A., Lewis, O.T., Jones,N.S. and Reed-Tsochas, F. (2010) ‘Structural Dynamics and Robustness of Food Webs’, Ecology Letters, Vol. 13, 12 May, pp.891+ .
- Davies, W. (2010) ‘Economics and the ‘Nonsense’ of Law: The Case of the Chicago Antitrust Revolution’, Economy and Society, Volume 39, Number 1, February, pp. 64-83.
- Eidinow, E. (2010), 'Witchcraft on Trial: Patterns of Persecution in Classical Athens’, Past and Present, 208, August, pp. 9-35
- Eidinow, E. and Taylor, C. (2010) ‘Lead-Letter Days: Writing, Communication and Crisis in the Ancient Greek World’, Classical Quarterly, 60, 1, May, pp. 30-62.
- McGoey, L. (2010) ‘Profitable Failure: Antidepressant Drugs and the Triumph of Flawed Experiments’, History of Human Sciences, 23(1), pp. 58-78.
- Wilkinson, A. J. and Ramirez, R. (2010) ‘Canaries in the Mind: How the Financial Crisis Impacts 21st Century Futuremindfulness’, Journal of Futures Studies, March, 14(3), pp. 45-60.
- Kuerschner, C., Brintrup, A., Thiesse, F., Bowman, P. and Dubach, E. (2010) ‘Development of an RFID-Based Track and Trace System: Experiences and Lessons Learned from a Confectionary Manufacturer’, Pacific Asian Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 2, No. 2, June, pp.19-42.
- Barigozzi, M., Fagiolo, G. and Garlaschelli, D. (2010) ‘Multinetwork of International Trade: A Commodity-Specific Analysis’, Physical Review E, 81, 046104.
- Heaton, L.L.M., López, E., Maini, P.K., Fricker, M.D. and Jones, N.S. (2010) ‘Growth-Induced Mass Flow in Fungal Networks’, Proceedings of the Royal Society, 10 June, 277, pp. 3265–3274.
- Mucha, P.J., Richardson, T., Macon, K., Porter, M.A. and Onnela, J.-P. (2010) ‘Community Structure in Time-Dependent, Multiscale, and Multiplex Networks’, Science, Vol. 328, No 5980, 14 May, pp.876-878.
- Schneider, T. and Davis, T. (2010) ‘Fostering a Hunger for Health: Food and the Self in ‘The Australian Women’s Weekly’’, Health Sociology Review (Special issue on: Food, Ethics and Identity) 19,3.
- Schneider, T and Davis, T. (2010) ‘Advertising Food in Australia. Between Antinomies and Gastro-anomy’, Consumption, Markets & Culture (Special issue on: Mirrored Histories: Consumption and Work in the Asia Pacific) 13,1, pp. 31-41.
- Webmoor, T., Carusi, A. and Novakovic, G. (2010) ‘Are Digital Picturings Representations?’ Proceedings of the 2010 Electronic Visualisation and the Arts Conference, Vol. 9, pp. 174-184.
- Baker, A. (2010) ‘Simulation-Based Definitions of Emergence’, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 13(1).
- Blowfield, M. and Dolan, C. (2010) ‘Fairtrade Facts and Fancies: What Kenyan Fairtrade Tea Tells Us about Business’ Role as Development Agent’, Journal of Business Ethics.
- Blowfield, M. and Dolan, C. (2010) ‘Outsourcing Governance: Fairtrade’s Message for C21 Global Governance’, Journal of Corporate Governance, Vol. 10, Issue 4, pp.484 – 499.
- Hakala, H. and Kohtamäki, M. (2011) ‘Learning and a Viable Mix of Strategic Orientations: A Focus on Software Businesses’, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, Vol. 17, No. 1.