Aguarde...
 

FORENSIC MEDIA

RECONSTRUCTING ACCIDENTS IN ACCELERATED MODERNITY


de: R$ 96,62

por: 

R$ 69,59preço +cultura

em até 2x de R$ 34,80 sem juros no cartão, ver mais opções

Produto disponível no mesmo dia no aplicativo Kobo, após a confirmação  do pagamento!

Sinopse

In Forensic Media, Greg Siegel considers how photographic, electronic, and digital media have been used to record and reconstruct accidents, particularly high-speed crashes and catastrophes. Focusing in turn on the birth of the field of forensic engineering, Charles Babbage's invention of a "self-registering apparatus" for railroad trains, flight-data and cockpit voice recorders ("black boxes"), the science of automobile crash-testing, and various accident-reconstruction techniques and technologies, Siegel shows how "forensic media" work to transmute disruptive chance occurrences into reassuring narratives of causal succession. Through historical and philosophical analyses, he demonstrates that forensic media are as much technologies of cultural imagination as they are instruments of scientific inscription, as imbued with ideological fantasies as they are compelled by institutional rationales. By rethinking the historical links and cultural relays between accidents and forensics, Siegel sheds new light on the corresponding connections between media, technology, and modernity.

Detalhes do Produto

    • Formato:  ePub
    • Subtítulo:  RECONSTRUCTING ACCIDENTS IN ACCELERATED MODERNITY
    • Origem:  IMPORTADO
    • Editora: KOBO EDITIONS
    • Coleção:  Sign, Storage, Transmission
    • Assunto: Ciências Sociais
    • Idioma: INGLÊS
    • Ano de Edição: 2014
    • Ano:  2014
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2000862998260
    • ISBN:  9780822376231

Avaliação dos Consumidores

ROLAR PARA O TOPO