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
- Business Planning for Turbulent Times: New Methods for Applying Scenarios
Edited By Rafael Ramirez, John W. Selsky and Kees van der Heijden
Forthcoming books in the series include:
- Dynamics of Disaster. Lessons on Risk, Response and Recovery
- The Politics of Asbestos. Understandings of Risk, Disease and Protest
- Integrating Science and Policy. Vulnerability and Resilience in Global Environmental Change
- Rationality and Ritual. Participation and Exclusion in Nuclear Decision-Making
Rubio, F. D. and Lezaun, J. (2011) Technology, legal knowledge and citizenship: on the care of Locked-in Syndrome patients. In: P. Baert and F.D. Rubio (eds.). The politics of knowledge. London: Routledge, 58-78.
Baptista, I. (2011) How Portugal became an ‘unplanned country’: a critique of scholarship on Portuguese urban development and planning. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 36 (5),1076–1092.
Neuhaus, F. & Webmoor, T. (2011) Agile ethics for massified research and visualisation. Information, Communication and Society, 15 (1), 43-65.
Lezaun, J. (2011) Bees, beekeepers, and bureaucrats: parasitism and the politics of transgenic life. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 29(4) 738-756.
Lezaun, J. (2011) Offshore democracy: launch and landfall of a socio-technical experiment. Economy and Society, 40(4): 553-581.
Marres, N. and Lezaun, J. (2011) Materials and devices of the public: an introduction. Economy and Society, 40(4): 489-509.
Davies, W. (2011) Knowing the Unknowable: The Epistemological Authority of Innovation Policy Experts. Social Epistemiology, 25 (4).
Davies, W. (2011) Political economy of unhappiness. New Left Review, 71, 65-80.
Davies, W. (2011) Economic advice as a vocation: symbioses of scientific and political authority. The British Journal of Sociology, 62 304–323.
Ravetz, J. (2011) Postnormal Science and the maturing of the structural contradictions of modern European science. Futures, 43 (2011), 142–148.
Ravetz, J. (2011) ‘Climategate’ and the maturing of post-normal science. Futures, 43 (2011) 149–157.
Schneider, T. (2011) Book review: “Ernest Dichter and motivation research: New perspectives on the making of post-war consumer culture” (edited by S. Schwarzkopf and R. Gries). History of the Human Sciences, 24(5): 180-184.
Stampnitzky, L. (2011) Disciplining an unruly field: Terrorism tudies and theories of cientific/Iintellectual production. Qualitative Sociology, 34 (1): 1-19.