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The Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship

The Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship

Albert N. Link, Donald S. Siegel, and Mike Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226178349
eISBN:
9780226178486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226178486.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This Handbook is the definitive source of major academic research on university technology transfer and academic entrepreneurship, featuring chapters from the leading scholars in this field. Given ... More

Concrete RevolutionLarge Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Concrete Revolution: Large Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Christopher Sneddon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284316
eISBN:
9780226284453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The construction of tens of thousands of large dams across the planet’s surface brought about one of the largest biophysical transformations of the twentieth century and has irrevocably altered ... More

Dreamscapes of ModernitySociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power

Dreamscapes of Modernity: Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power

Sheila Jasanoff and Sang-Hyun Kim (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226276496
eISBN:
9780226276663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276663.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This volume introduces the concept of sociotechnical imaginaries to help explain the divergent ways in which states and societies conceptualize futures achievable through and supportive of advances ... More

Peak OilApocalyptic Environmentalism and Libertarian Political Culture

Peak Oil: Apocalyptic Environmentalism and Libertarian Political Culture

Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226285269
eISBN:
9780226285573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226285573.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The first detailed study of the ‘peak oil movement,’ this book combines sociology, literary criticism, history and environmental studies to explore an early twenty-first century environmental social ... More

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