What is techno-anthropology? - Lars Botin, Redaktør Tom Børsen, - Bøger - Aalborg University Press - 9788771121230 - September 16, 2021

What is techno-anthropology?

Lars Botin, Redaktør Tom Børsen,

What is techno-anthropology?


This anthology explores different approaches to and readings of Techno-Anthropology, which is a new inter-disciplinary research and study area at Aalborg University.

Techno-Anthropology is a hybrid that in different ways re-defines and transcends distinctions like humans versus technologies and the natural sciences versus the humanities. Thereby gaps are bridged between different disciplines and professions working with new technologies and between technological artifacts and their users.

The chapters in this anthology are concerned with a wide range of issues related to Techno-Anthropology: ethnographic field work in expert and technology cultures, inter-disciplinary perspectives on education, collaboration and communication, philosophical analyses and ethical judgments of new and emerging technologies, digital anthropology, and anthropology-driven design.

The anthology will appeal to scientists, anthropologists, engineers, philosophers, designers, sociologists, planners, educators, innovators and decision-makers.

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483 pages

Media Books     Paperback Book   (Book with soft cover and glued back)
Edition 1st edition, 2nd printing
Released Danmark, September 16, 2021
Original release date 2013
ISBN13 9788771121230
Publishers Aalborg University Press
Genre English, Non-fiction, Misc.
Pages 483
Dimensions 164 × 236 × 34 mm
Weight 986 g
Language Danish  
Original language Danish
Editor Borsen, Tom
Editor Botin, Lars