The Oncomouse That Roared : Hybrid Exchange Strategies as a Source of Distinction at the Boundary of Overlapping Institutions 1

@inproceedings{Murray2010TheOT,
  title={The Oncomouse That Roared : Hybrid Exchange Strategies as a Source of Distinction at the Boundary of Overlapping Institutions 1},
  author={Fiona Murray},
  year={2010}
}
Conventional wisdom suggests that when institutional logics overlap, the production of hybrids signifies collapse, blending, or easy coexistence. The author provides an alternative interpretation: hybrids can maintain a distinctive boundary and can emerge from contestation, not coexistence. This alternative interpretation is grounded in an analysis of a critical moment at the academic-commercial boundary: the enforcement of patents to a key technology on academic geneticists. In their reaction… CONTINUE READING