By Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, Christina Holmes
The essays during this quantity learn the production, edition, and use of technology and expertise in Latin the USA. They problem the view that clinical rules and know-how commute unchanged from the worldwide North to the worldwide South -- the view of know-how as "imported magic." They describe not just trade pathways for innovation, invention, and discovery but additionally how rules and applied sciences flow in Latin American contexts and transnationally. The participants' explorations of those matters, and their exam of particular Latin American stories with technological know-how and know-how, supply a broader, extra nuanced realizing of ways technological know-how, expertise, politics, and gear engage some time past and present.
The essays during this ebook use equipment from heritage and the social sciences to enquire varieties of neighborhood production and use of applied sciences; the movement of principles, humans, and artifacts in neighborhood and worldwide networks; and hybrid applied sciences and types of wisdom creation. They handle such issues because the paintings of girl forensic geneticists in Colombia; the pioneering Argentinean use of fingerprinting know-how within the past due 19th century; the layout, use, and which means of the XO Laptops created and dispensed by way of the only computer in step with baby software; and the advance of nuclear strength in Argentina, Mexico, and Chile.
ContributorsPedro Ignacio Alonso, Morgan G. Ames, Javiera Barandiarán, João Biehl, Anita Say Chan, Amy Cox corridor, Henrique Cukierman, Ana Delgado, Rafael Dias, Adriana Díaz del Castillo H., Mariano Fressoli, Jonathan Hagood, Christina Holmes, Matthieu Hubert, Noela Invernizzi, Michael Lemon, Ivan da Costa Marques, Gisela Mateos, Eden Medina, María Fernanda Olarte Sierra, Hugo Palmarola, Tania Pérez-Bustos, Julia Rodriguez, Israel Rodríguez-Giralt, Edna Suárez Díaz, Hernán Thomas, Manuel Tironi, Dominique Vinck