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The palgrave handbook of society, culture and outer space

Contributor(s): Dickens, Peter [Editor] | Ormrod, James S [Editor].
Publisher: UK Palgrave macmillan 2016Description: x, 480 p.ISBN: 9781137363510.Subject(s): Space sciences - Social aspects | Science and civilization | Outer spaceDDC classification: 303.483 Summary: Bringing together scholarship from across the social sciences and humanities, this handbook critically examines the relationship between society and outer space, exploring the history, present and future of outer space and the place of humans within it http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137363510#otherversion=9781137363527
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Table of Contents:


1.Introduction. The Production of Outer Space; Peter Dickens and James S. Ormrod
2. Terrestrial Geographies in and of Outer Space; Jason Beery
3. Capitalism, Class and the Cosmos; Peter Dickens
4. Satellite Surveillance and Outer Space Capitalism: The Case of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates; Jocelyn Wills
5. The Meta-Geopolitics of Outer Space; Nayef Al-Rodhan
6. Cosmofeminism: Challenging Patriarchy in Outer Space; Chris Pesterfield
7. Dialectics, Society and Cosmology; Peter Mason
8. Narrating the Universe; Felicity Mellor 9. The Social Impacts of Space Science; Mark R. Johnson
10. Res Communis?: A Critical Legal Geography of Outer Space, Antarctica, and the Deep Seabed; Christy Collis
11. Snared Suns and Liberated Moons: Decoding Cryptic 'Astronomies' in Indigenous Cultures; Lionel Sims
12. Contemporary Cosmologies, Critical Re-Imaginings; Allen Abramson and Martin Holbraad
13. The Whiteness of Cinematic Outer Space; Sean Redmond
14. Seeking the Galactic Club: Fred Hoyle, Carl Sagan and the C/SETI Novell; De Witt Douglas Kilgore
15. Space Activism: A Psychosocial Approach; James S. Ormrod
16. Transmissions from the Noosphere: Contemporary Art and Outer Space; Nicola Triscott
17. Conclusion: The Future of Outer Space; Peter Dickens and James S. Ormrod


Bringing together scholarship from across the social sciences and humanities, this handbook critically examines the relationship between society and outer space, exploring the history, present and future of outer space and the place of humans within it


http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137363510#otherversion=9781137363527

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