Technological Innovation and (Un)Sustainable Consumption

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: Booth 44
RC23 Sociology of Science and Technology (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Czarina SALOMA-AKPEDONU, Philippines and Marlyne SAHAKIAN, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Beyond Piracy: The Materiality of Digital Objects and the Consumption of Copyright (Oral Presentation)
Lance STEWART, University of Toronto, Canada

Keeping Cool: Air Conditioning Consumption in the Philippines (Oral Presentation)
Marlyne SAHAKIAN, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Set in the City: Condominiums As Settings of Technological Innovations Toward Sustainable Consumption (Oral Presentation)
Czarina SALOMA-AKPEDONU, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

Mobilizing from Appropriate Technologies to Sustainable Technologies (based on Grassroots Innovations) (Oral Presentation)
Binay K. PATTNAIK, Institute for Social and Economic Change, India

Science, Technology and (New) Forms of Social Inequalities Sociological Study of Household Footwear Cluster in India (Oral Presentation)
Giriyappa KOLLANNAVAR, CSIR- Central Leather Research Institute, India