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Boundary Concepts for the Interdisciplinary Analysis of Irrigation Water Management in South Asia

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter explores the conceptual terrain at the interface of physical–technical science and social science approaches to water management, looking for boundary concepts that allow us to think the ... More


Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism

Christina Dunbar-Hester

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028127
eISBN:
9780262320498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028127.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The United States ushered in a new era of small-scale broadcasting in 2000 when it began issuing low-power FM (LPFM) licenses for noncommercial radio stations around the country. Over the next ... More


Technically Together: Reconstructing Community in a Networked World

Taylor Dotson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036382
eISBN:
9780262340861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036382.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book provides an account of community through the lens of the politics of technology. That is, how do the artifacts, infrastructures, sociotechnical systems and techniques that constitute ... More


Do New Media Have Old Politics?

Christina Dunbar-Hester

in Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028127
eISBN:
9780262320498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028127.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter follows radio activists’ assessments of emerging Internet-based technologies (primarily wi-fi networks). Particularly for urban areas where LPFM licenses were out of reach, the activists ... More


Deleuze and Machines: A Politics of Technology?

William Bogard

in Deleuze and New Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633364
eISBN:
9780748652600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633364.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Gilles Deleuze's thoughts about politics of technology and control societies, suggesting that there is no universal form of control, nor a universal form of resistance, and ... More


Making Old Technology Anew:: Reinventing FM Radio in the Twenty-First Century

Christina Dunbar-Hester

in Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028127
eISBN:
9780262320498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028127.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the discursive practices by which LPFM advocates attempted to redefine radio’s use and meaning. During the 1990s and 2000s, radio broadcasting (a familiar and decades-old ... More


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