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The Sociology of an Actor-Network: The Case of the Electric Vehicle
If laboratories and research sites are to the twentieth century what monasteries were to the twelfth, then the sources of their power and efficacy remain a mystery. How is it that the ideas andExpand
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Introduction: The Embeddedness of Economic Markets in Economics
Even as the market seems triumphant everywhere and its laws progressively and ineluctably impose themselves worldwide, we cannot fail to be struck by the lasting topicality of the following wellknownExpand
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Techno-economic Networks and Irreversibility
This paper explores the heterogeneous processes of social and technical change, and in particular the dynamics of techno-economic networks. It starts by considering the way in which actors andExpand
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An Essay on Framing and Overflowing: Economic Externalities Revisited by Sociology
When reviewing the conditions required for the existence of markets, no concept is more useful or appropriate than that of 'externality'. The concept of externality is effectively central both toExpand
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What does it mean to say that economics is performative
Discusses the performativity of economics and proposes theoretical directions to study it from a sociological perspective.
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The laws of the markets
1. On the Role of Accounting in the Structuring of Economic Behaviours: Peter Miller (The London School of Economics and Political Science). 2. Title not yet available: Michel Callon: (EcoleExpand
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The economy of qualities
The aim of this paper is to highlight the main characteristics of what the authors call 'the economy of qualities'. The authors show that qualifying products and positioning goods are major concernsExpand
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Actor-Network Theory—The Market Test
It is often argued that ANT fails to offer a satisfactory theory of the actor which is allegedly endowed either with limitless power, or deprived of any room for manoeuvre at all. The aim of thisExpand
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