ISBN-10:
0262133970
ISBN-13:
9780262133975
Pub. Date:
10/26/2001
Publisher:
MIT Press
Building the Trident Network: A Study of the Enrollment of People, Knowledge, and Machines

Building the Trident Network: A Study of the Enrollment of People, Knowledge, and Machines

by Maggie Mort
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ISBN-13: 9780262133975
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 10/26/2001
Series: Inside Technology
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Maggie Mort is Reader in the Sociology of Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Department of Sociology and Division of Medicine at Lancaster University in the UK.

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Michel Callon

Maggie Mort tells the fascinating and unusual story of the development of a high-tech submarine from the point of view of workers on the project.

From the Publisher

This pioneering work constitutes a lucid, nuanced, and convincing introduction of labor history into the analysis of large-scale sociotechnical systems. It should be read by all who are interested in the interplay of politics, society, and technology.

Geoffrey Bowker , Department of Communication, University of California San Diego

Endorsement

This pioneering work constitutes a lucid, nuanced, and convincing introduction of labor history into the analysis of large-scale sociotechnical systems. It should be read by all who are interested in the interplay of politics, society, and technology.

Geoffrey Bowker, Department of Communication, University of California San Diego

Donald MacKenzie

Exploring with great subtlety the hidden history of a major weapon system, Mort adds a new moral and political dimension to the sociology of technology.

Geoffrey Bowker

This pioneering work constitutes a lucid, nuanced, and convincing introduction of labor history into the analysis of large-scale sociotechnical systems. It should be read by all who are interested in the interplay of politics, society, and technology.

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