How is Technology Made?-That is the Question!

  title={How is Technology Made?-That is the Question!},
  author={W. Bijker},
  journal={Cambridge Journal of Economics},
  • W. Bijker
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • Cambridge Journal of Economics
  • This article reviews constructivist technology studies, and especially the social construction of technology (SCOT). To investigate how these constructivist studies regard the ontology of technology, I will trace their historical development in units of analysis, methodological approaches and research questions. Constructivist technology studies are relativistic in only one sense: methodological. They are agnostic with respect to the ontology of technology. Constructivist studies of technology… CONTINUE READING
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