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Technology and social theory

Steve Matthewman

Technology and social theory

by Steve Matthewman

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Sociological aspects,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Technology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesTechnology & social theory
    StatementSteve Mathewman
    SeriesTraditions in social theory, Themes in social theory, Themes in social theory, Traditions in social theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM846 .M28 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 206 p. ;
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25177707M
    ISBN 100230577571, 0230577563
    ISBN 109780230577572, 9780230577565
    LC Control Number2011275317
    OCLC/WorldCa713185485

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