Critical Reviews on Latin American Research - CROLAR



CROLAR Vol. 5, No.1,
Science, Technology, Society – and the Americas?

In September 2015 we put out the call for reviews for this edition of CROLAR,Science, Technology, Society – and the Americas?”. The intention was to explore the array of knowledge being produced in Latin America on the topic of science(s) and technology(ies) and how these interact with society, and vice versa. In addition, we wondered whether there was a particular regional approach to the discipline of Science and Technology Studies (STS), given their somewhat different academic origins compared to the global North.

We also wanted to interrogate the potential of these studies for countering social and political inequalities. We are happy to share the result of the call with the readers of CROLAR, and believe it to be an interesting sample of the diversity and breadth of the Latin American field of social studies of science and technology while simultaneously demonstrating some regional tendencies
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Raquel Velho and Laura Kemmer­ & the CROLAR Editorial Team

Vol 5, No 1 (2016): Science, Technology, Society – and the Americas?

Table of Contents

Editorial

Editorial CROLAR 5(1)
 

Focus

Sobrevivendo ao mito da destruição total: os arquivos da guerrilha do Araguaia de Shirley Carvalhêdo Franco (2014)
Camila Mattos da Costa
Tecnologia Social. Contribuições conceituais e metodológicas de Renato Dagnino (2014)
Ricardo Neder
Ciencia y política(s) en Argentina (1943-1983) de Adriana Feld (2015)
Vasen Vasen
Políticas Tecnológicas y Tecnologías Políticas: Dinámicas de Inclusión, Desarrollo e Innovación en América Latina de Hernán Thomas, María Belén Albornoz and Facundo Picabea (2015)
Tomas Javier Carrozza
Risco, ambiente e saúde: um debate sobre comunicação e governança do risco em áreas contaminadas de Gabriela Di Giulio (2012)
Raquel Velho
Beyond Imported Magic. Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America by Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques and Chrstina Holmes (Eds.) (2014)
Frank Müller
La ciencia no puede ser sin pecado un adorno de Alberto Nieto (2015)
Juan Queijo
Assembling Policy. Transantiago, Human Devices, and the Dream of a World-Class Society by Sebastián Ureta (2015)
Laura Kemmer
Made in Latin America. Open Access, Scholarly Journals, and Regional Innovations by Juan Pablo Alperin and Gustavo Fischman (Eds.) (2015)
Sabina Garcia Peter
Perspectivas Latinoamericanas en el estudio social de la ciencia, la tecnología y la sociedad de Pablo Kreimer, Hebe Vessuri, Léa Velho, Antonio Arellano (Eds.) (2014)
Teresa Martínez Orozco

Classics Revisited

Ciencia y política en América Latina de Amílcar Herrera (2015 [1971])
Renato Dagnino

Review Articles

Revisando a sociedade em rede: análises de um debate atual sobre mídia e comunicação
Nils Brock
Governança da Internet e suas Implicações para as Políticas Públicas
Fernanda Rosa, Diego Vicentin

Special Section

“Você é mulher em um campo dominado por homens?” Entrevistas com Márcia Regina Barros da Silva e Léa Maria Leme Strini Velho
 

Interventions

Masterclass – Hands-on CERN/Rio
Vinícius Carvalho da Silva, Márcia Begalli
O caso Uber no Brasil: um ensaio de sociologia digital
Leonardo Fernandes Nascimento

Current Debates

Geographies of Urban Sound by Torsten Wissman (2014)
Renato Coimbra Frias
Punishment in Paradise: Race, Slavery, Human Rights, and a Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Penal Colony by Peter M. Beattie (2015)
Bernardo Jurema

Complete Edition

Science, Technology, Society – and the Americas?
 
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