Investigates the impact of scientific and technological advances on society, including politics, economy, family life, and ethics.
1. Technically based programs in science, technology, and public policy M. Granger Morgan and Douglas Sicker;
2. Comparative studies of science and technology David Horn;
3. On the origins of models of innovation: process and system approaches Benoit Godin;
4. The third wave of science studies Harry Collins and Robert Evans;
5. Legal regulation of technology: supporting innovation, managing risk, and respecting values Roger Brownsword;
6. The social shaping of technology (SST) Robin Williams;
7. Placing users and nonusers at the heart of technology Nelly Oudshoorn;
8. Scientific community Dean Keith Simonton;
9. Genetic engineering and society Jessica Cavin Barnes, Elizabeth A. Pitts, S. Kathleen Barnhill-Dilling and Jason A. Delborne;
10. Technology enables and reduces sex differences in society Jens Mazei;
11. Technology for society Todd L. Pittinsky.
Todd L. Pittinsky is a professor in the Department of Technology and Society at Stony Brook University, State University of New York, and the Faculty Director of its Undergraduate College of Leadership and Service.