TOC: Spontaneous Generations, vol. 8 (2016): Science and Technology Studies and Social Inequality

Volume 8 of Spontaneous Generations: A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science, has been published. 

The Editorial Board is pleased to announce the publication of the Journal's eighth issue, which features a Focused Discussion section devoted to the theme "Science and Technology Studies and Social Inequality." 

The journal is available via our website:



STS and Social Inequality: Editor's Introduction
Christine V. Wood, Simon N. Williams   

Studying Science and Social Inequalities: Resurgences and Divergences
Steven Epstein

Colorblind Science?: Perceptions of the Importance of Racial Diversity in Science Research
Kellie Owens    

Technology and Social Inequality
Caroll Pursell    


“What They Think of the Causes of So Much Suffering”: S. Weir Mitchell, John Kearsley Mitchell, and Ideas about Phantom Limb Pain in Late 19th c. America
Daniel Goldberg           

Maxwellian Electrodynamics Genesis and Development: Intertheoretic Context
Rinat Magdievich Nugayev       


Review: Nikolas Rose and Joelle Abi-Rached, Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind
Riiko Bedford   

Review: Thomas R. Dunlap, In the Field, Among the Feathered
Melissa Charenko        

Review: Cass R. Sunstein. Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas. Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Ori Freiman      

A. Douglas Stone. Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian. Princeton University Press, 2013.
Matthew Saul Leifer     

Roberts, Dorothy. 2011. Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-First Century. New York: The New Press.
Alka Vaid Menon         

Review of Peoples' Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier
Joan H. Robinson         

Review: Cold War Social Science

Mike Thicke