STS Across Borders

Brave New Genetics?

This essay considers the politics of the 'eugenicist dream' of genetically engineering 'desireable' character traits and dispositions, particularly in relation to gender and sexuality. 

The artifact comes from the Max Charlesworth archive, currently held at Deakin University.Read more

Book Review: Handbook of STS, 4th Edition

In this review, Sundar Sarukkai is critical of the 4th edition of the STS Handbook for failing to truly internationalize its persectives on STS. He contextualizes this critique against the difficulties in institutionalizing STS research in India. Read more

Book Review: STS Handbook, 4th edition

This review of the handbook is both good/positive and critical of the low number of authors from outside the US and Europe.Read more

From Politics to Academics: Political Activism and the Emergence of Science and Technology Studies in South Korea

This 2014 article by Mathieu Quet and Marianne Noel link South Korean political activism and STS reflections from the 70s and 80s to the growth of academic STS in the 90s. Comparisons are made to similar developments in Europe and the US. Read more

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