Do Artifacts Have Politics

@inproceedings{Winner2017DoAH,
  title={Do Artifacts Have Politics},
  author={Langdon Winner},
  year={2017}
}
  • Langdon Winner
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • In controversies about technology and society, there is no idea more pro vocative than the notion that technical things have political qualities. At issue is the claim that the machines, structures, and systems of modern material culture can be accurately judged not only for their contributions of efficiency and pro ductivity, not merely for their positive and negative environmental side effects, but also for the ways in which they can embody specific forms of power and authority. Since ideas… CONTINUE READING

    Create an AI-powered research feed to stay up to date with new papers like this posted to ArXiv

    Citations

    Publications citing this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 513 CITATIONS

    Designing for Moral Identity in Information Technology

    VIEW 7 EXCERPTS
    CITES BACKGROUND & METHODS
    HIGHLY INFLUENCED

    Robots for Social Good: Exploring Critical Design for HRI

    VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
    CITES BACKGROUND
    HIGHLY INFLUENCED

    Reflections on the Reversibility of Nuclear Energy Technologies

    VIEW 7 EXCERPTS
    CITES BACKGROUND
    HIGHLY INFLUENCED

    Technology from the Perspective of Society and Public Interest

    VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
    CITES BACKGROUND
    HIGHLY INFLUENCED

    Articulating Human Computer Interaction with Science, Technology and Society studies

    VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
    CITES BACKGROUND
    HIGHLY INFLUENCED

    Does Technology Have Race?

    VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
    CITES BACKGROUND
    HIGHLY INFLUENCED

    FILTER CITATIONS BY YEAR

    2006
    2020

    CITATION STATISTICS

    • 28 Highly Influenced Citations

    • Averaged 66 Citations per year from 2017 through 2019

    • 11% Increase in citations per year in 2019 over 2018

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-3 OF 3 REFERENCES

    Friedrich Engels , “ On Authority , ” in The Marx - Engels Reader , ed . 2 ,

    • Robert Tucker
    • Noble , Forces of Production : A Social History of Machine Tool Automation
    • 1984