Category Archives: Science Studies

Empire and Scientific Survey in Puerto Rico

A review of American Empire and the Scientific Survey of Puerto Rico, by Darryl E. Brock. This dissertation skillfully examines the intersection of imperialism and…

Irrigation Water Management in Kyrgyzstan

A review of Water, International Development and Collective Action: An Impact Assessment of an Irrigation Management Project in Southern Kyrgyzstan, by Heather LaRue McGee.  …

Biophysics in Twentieth-Century China

A review of Biophysics, Rockets, and the State: The Making of a Scientific Discipline in Twentieth-Century China, by Yi Lai Christine Luk. Biophysics, the topic…

The US Congress and Bioethics, 1960-1975

A review of Biomedical Advances Confront Society: Congressional Hearings and the Development of Bioethics, 1960-1975, by Frazier Benya. In her dissertation, Frazier Benya offers a…