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The Resource Beyond imported magic : essays on science, technology, and society in Latin America, edited by Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes ; with a foreword by Marcos Cueto

Beyond imported magic : essays on science, technology, and society in Latin America, edited by Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes ; with a foreword by Marcos Cueto

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Beyond imported magic : essays on science, technology, and society in Latin America
Title
Beyond imported magic
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essays on science, technology, and society in Latin America
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edited by Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes ; with a foreword by Marcos Cueto
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eng
Summary
The essays in this volume study the creation, adaptation, and use of science and technology in Latin America. They challenge the view that scientific ideas and technology travel unchanged from the global North to the global South<U+0127> �the view of technology as "imported magic." They describe not only alternate pathways for innovation, invention, and discovery but also how ideas and technologies circulate in Latin American contexts and transnationally. The contributors' explorations of these issues, and their examination of specific Latin American experiences with science and technology, offer a broader, more nuanced understanding of how science, technology, politics, and power interact in the past and present. The essays in this book use methods from history and the social sciences to investigate forms of local creation and use of technologies; the circulation of ideas, people, and artifacts in local and global networks; and hybrid technologies and forms of knowledge production. They address such topics as the work of female forensic geneticists in Colombia; the pioneering Argentinean use of fingerprinting technology in the late nineteenth century; the design, use, and meaning of the XO Laptops created and distributed by the One Laptop per Child Program; and the development of nuclear energy in Argentina, Mexico, and Chile.--
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Medina, Eden
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338.9806
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Marques, Ivan da Costa
  • Holmes, Christina
  • Cueto, Marcos
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Inside technology series
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  • Technology transfer
  • Science
  • Technology
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Beyond imported magic : essays on science, technology, and society in Latin America, edited by Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes ; with a foreword by Marcos Cueto
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
  • 2.
  • Who invented Brazil?
  • Henrique Cukierman ;
  • 3.
  • Innovation and inclusive development in the South : a critical perspective
  • Mariano Fressoli, Rafael Dias, and Hernán Thomas ;
  • 4.
  • Working with care : narratives of invisible women scientists practicing forensic genetics in Colombia
  • Tania Pérez-Bustos, María Fernanda Olarte Sierra, and Adriana Díaz del Castillo H. ;
  • 5.
  • Foreword / by
  • Ontological politics and Latin American local knowledges
  • Ivan da Costa Marques ;
  • 6.
  • Technology in an expanded field : a review of history of technology scholarship on Latin America in selected English-language journals
  • Michael Lemon and Eden Medina
  • Part II.
  • Local and Global Networks of Innovation.
  • 7.
  • South Atlantic crossings : fingerprints, science, and the state in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Argentina
  • Julia Rodriguez ;
  • Marcos Cueto
  • 8.
  • Tropical assemblage : the Soviet Large Panel in Cuba
  • Hugo Palmarola and Pedro Ignacio Alonso ;
  • 9.
  • Balancing design : OLPC engineers and ICT translations at the periphery
  • Anita Say Chan ;
  • 10.
  • Translating magic : the charisma of One Laptop per Child's XO laptop in Paraguay
  • Morgan G. Ames ;
  • 11.
  • Preface
  • Nanoscience and nanotechnology : how an emerging area on the scientific agenda of the core countries has been adopted and transformed in Latin America
  • Noela Invernizzi, Matthieu Hubert, and Dominique Vinck ;
  • 12.
  • Latin America as laboratory : the camera and the Yale Peruvian Expeditions
  • Amy Cox Hall
  • Part Ill.
  • Science, Technology, and Latin American Politics.
  • 13.
  • Bottling atomic energy : technology, politics, and the state in Peronist Argentina
  • Jonathan Hagood ;
  • 1.
  • 14.
  • Peaceful atoms in Mexico
  • Gisela Mateos and Edna Suárez-Díaz ;
  • 15.
  • Neoliberalism as political technology : expertise, energy, and democracy in Chile
  • Manuel Tironi and Javiera Barandiarán ;
  • 16.
  • Creole interferences : a conflict over biodiversity and ownership in the south of Brazil
  • Ana Delgado and Israel Rodríguez-Giralt ;
  • 17.
  • Introduction : Beyond imported magic
  • The juridical hospital : patient-citizen-consumers claiming the right to health in Brazilian courts
  • João Biehl
  • Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes
  • Part I.
  • Latin American Perspectives on Science, Technology, and Society.
Control code
FIEb17583676
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 396 pages
Isbn
9780262027458
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)869823119
Label
Beyond imported magic : essays on science, technology, and society in Latin America, edited by Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes ; with a foreword by Marcos Cueto
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • 2.
  • Who invented Brazil?
  • Henrique Cukierman ;
  • 3.
  • Innovation and inclusive development in the South : a critical perspective
  • Mariano Fressoli, Rafael Dias, and Hernán Thomas ;
  • 4.
  • Working with care : narratives of invisible women scientists practicing forensic genetics in Colombia
  • Tania Pérez-Bustos, María Fernanda Olarte Sierra, and Adriana Díaz del Castillo H. ;
  • 5.
  • Foreword / by
  • Ontological politics and Latin American local knowledges
  • Ivan da Costa Marques ;
  • 6.
  • Technology in an expanded field : a review of history of technology scholarship on Latin America in selected English-language journals
  • Michael Lemon and Eden Medina
  • Part II.
  • Local and Global Networks of Innovation.
  • 7.
  • South Atlantic crossings : fingerprints, science, and the state in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Argentina
  • Julia Rodriguez ;
  • Marcos Cueto
  • 8.
  • Tropical assemblage : the Soviet Large Panel in Cuba
  • Hugo Palmarola and Pedro Ignacio Alonso ;
  • 9.
  • Balancing design : OLPC engineers and ICT translations at the periphery
  • Anita Say Chan ;
  • 10.
  • Translating magic : the charisma of One Laptop per Child's XO laptop in Paraguay
  • Morgan G. Ames ;
  • 11.
  • Preface
  • Nanoscience and nanotechnology : how an emerging area on the scientific agenda of the core countries has been adopted and transformed in Latin America
  • Noela Invernizzi, Matthieu Hubert, and Dominique Vinck ;
  • 12.
  • Latin America as laboratory : the camera and the Yale Peruvian Expeditions
  • Amy Cox Hall
  • Part Ill.
  • Science, Technology, and Latin American Politics.
  • 13.
  • Bottling atomic energy : technology, politics, and the state in Peronist Argentina
  • Jonathan Hagood ;
  • 1.
  • 14.
  • Peaceful atoms in Mexico
  • Gisela Mateos and Edna Suárez-Díaz ;
  • 15.
  • Neoliberalism as political technology : expertise, energy, and democracy in Chile
  • Manuel Tironi and Javiera Barandiarán ;
  • 16.
  • Creole interferences : a conflict over biodiversity and ownership in the south of Brazil
  • Ana Delgado and Israel Rodríguez-Giralt ;
  • 17.
  • Introduction : Beyond imported magic
  • The juridical hospital : patient-citizen-consumers claiming the right to health in Brazilian courts
  • João Biehl
  • Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes
  • Part I.
  • Latin American Perspectives on Science, Technology, and Society.
Control code
FIEb17583676
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 396 pages
Isbn
9780262027458
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)869823119

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