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Only some of the labor controversies that emerge in high-tech manufacturing become visible to publics. The visibility of the FoxConn case, he shows, had much to do with the ability of activists to harness the profit-driven framing of the mobile phone as a consumer fashion item to bring labor issues to light through theatricality. Jaita Talukdar’s chapter concludes this section by investigating the consumption not of material products, but of technoscientific ideas about health and eating. S. Through an analysis of women in different parts of the Indian economy, 9 Introduction Talukdar shows that “scientific eating” ideals from the west are hardly taken up wholesale.
Our consumption practices are tracked by internet retailers whose promotions are then geared specifically to us. In this section, authors explore a number of the topics at the intersection of technoscience and consumption, looking at consumption as “ingestion,” as the taking in of information, and as the creation and purchase of particular kinds of technoscientific products. Shobita Parthasarathy’s chapter begins this section, by asking to what extent direct-toconsumer medical genetics testing empowers “somatic” individuals, as not only its marketers but other STS analysts have claimed.