Living in a Material World: Economic Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies [Audiobook] download free by Trevor Pinch

Living in a Material World: Economic Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies Audiobook download free by Trevor Pinch
  • Listen audiobook: Living in a Material World: Economic Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies
  • Author: Trevor Pinch
  • Release date: 2008/9/21
  • Publisher: MIT PRESS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780262662079
  • Rating: 7.36 of 10
  • Votes: 313
  • Review by: Alani Longoria
  • Review rating: 7.62 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/29
  • Duration: 5H6M37S in 256 kbps (83.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-11
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Musepack, FLAC, MP3, MPEG4, WMA, AU, WAV (compression CBC, RAR, TAR.Z, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 416
  • Includes a PDF summary of 41 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 31M20S (8.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Understanding the intersection of economic sociology and science and technology studies through the idea of materiality.Although social scientists generally agree that technology plays a key role in the economy, economics and technology have yet to be brought together into a coherent framework that is both analytically interesting and empirically oriented. This book draws on the tools of science and technology studies and economic sociology to reconceptualize the intersection of economy and technology, suggesting materiality-the idea that social existence involves not only actors and social relations but also objects-as the theoretical point of convergence. The contributors take up general concerns, such as individual agency in a network economy and the materiality of the household in economic history, as well as specific financial technologies such as the stock ticker, the trading room, and the telephone. Forms of infrastructure-accounting, global configurations of trading and information technologies, and patent law-are examined. Case studies of the impact of the Internet and information technology on consumption (e-commerce), the reputation economy (the rise of online reviews of products), and organizational settings (outsourcing of an IT system) round off this collection of essays.ContributorsElizabeth Popp Berman, Daniel Beunza, Michel Callon, Karin Knorr Cetina, Shay David, Thomas F. Gieryn, Barbara Grimpe, David Hatherly, David Leung, Christian Licoppe, Donald MacKenzie, Philip Mirowski, Fabian Muniesa, Edward Nik-Khah, Trevor Pinch, Alex Preda, Nicholas J. Rowland, David Stark, Richard Swedberg
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Philosophy Of Science, History Of Engineering & Technology, Impact Of Science & Technology On Society, Economics, Sociology, Economic Theory & Philosophy
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 34.89 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x17mm
  • Weight: 567g
  • Printed by: MIT Press
  • Published in: Cambridge, Mass., United States

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