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Science Studies: An Advanced Introduction
Thrust into the public eye by the contentious "Science Wars"--played out most recently by physicist Alan Sokal's hoax--the nascent field of science studies takes on the political, historical, andExpand
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Undone Science: Charting Social Movement and Civil Society Challenges to Research Agenda Setting
‘‘Undone science’’ refers to areas of research that are left unfunded, incomplete, or generally ignored but that social movements or civil society organizations often identify as worthy of moreExpand
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An agenda for sustainability transitions research: State of the art and future directions
Research on sustainability transitions has expanded rapidly in the last ten years, diversified in terms of topics and geographical applications, and deepened with respect to theories and methods.Expand
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Science and neoliberal globalization: a political sociological approach
The political ideology of neoliberalism is widely recognized as having influenced the organization of national and global economies and public policies since the 1970s. In this article, we examineExpand
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Knowledge and society : studies in the sociology of culture past and present : a research annual
Material culture, Shirley Gorenstein progress in separate spheres - selling 19th-century technologies, Pamela Walker Laird "excavating" the present - the computer as gendered material culture, MereteExpand
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Sustainability transitions: A political coalition perspective
In the case of technology transitions to low-carbon sources of energy, there is growing evidence that even in countries with a strong political consensus in favor of a transition, the pace has beenExpand
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The politics of niche-regime conflicts: Distributed solar energy in the United States
Abstract In the U.S. utilities have attempted to slow the growth of distributed generation (DG) solar by reversing policy support, and they have greater financial and political resources than theExpand
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Ethnography and the Development of Science and Technology Studies
This essay was published in the Sage Handbook of Ethnography, edited by Paul Atkinson, Amanda Coffey, Sara Delamont, John Lofland, and Lyn Lofland. Thousand Oaks, Ca.: SAGE Publications, 2001. Pp.Expand
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Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry: Activism, Innovation, and the Environment in an Era of Globalizaztion
In Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry, David Hess examines how social movements and other forms of activism affect innovation in science, technology, and industry. Synthesizing andExpand
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Ordering theories: Typologies and conceptual frameworks for sociotechnical change
What theories or concepts are most useful at explaining socio technical change? How can – or cannot – these be integrated? To provide an answer, this study presents the results from 35Expand
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