However, to better understand the ethical problems of complex technological systems and the moral reasoning involved in such contexts, we need other tools as well.
The De-Scription of Technical Objects. Shaping Technology, Building Society: Studies in Sociotechnical Change.
A study of the ways in which competences and attributes are attributed to agencies and artefacts in a study of third world electrification, and which, as a result, stabilise a sociotechnical network.
Inscription et Coordination Socio-Techniques: An extended study of the development of electricity-related networks in both Third and First-world contexts.
A concise description of a possible semiotic vocabulary for undertaking symmetrical studies of the relations between entities, and thus the ways in which these are constituted. Comment la Naissance Vient aux Femmes: A comparative study of pregnancy and childbirth in the Netherlands and France, which uses a symmetrical approach to explore the relations which constitute subjectivity, corporeality and technology in the two countries.
Explores different narratives of childbirth and their distribution of agency and mediation. A sympathetic exploration of strategies and approaches in contemporary social theory in terms of a double distinction between purity and hybridity on the one hand, and order and chaos on the other.
Actor-network is one of the approaches so considered.
Critical commentary on the non-humanism of actor-network theory. The value of ethnography in system design. Uses ANT and ethnomethodology to show the importance of materiality in ethnographic accounts. An analysis, in equal measure rigorous and humorous, which explores the extent to which is possible to sustain generalised symmetry between a cat, a person and a catflap.
In the middle of the network. Complexities in Science, Technology and Medicine. Explores the uses of network metaphors and practices in the creation of the European community. Senter for Teknologi og Samfunn.
Trondheim, Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet.
A study of the relationships between gendering and technologies, especially information technologies, which draws in part on actor-network theory, though more extensively on feminist writing, and on the social construction of technology. Decision Support Techniques and Medical Practices.
A study of the relationship between medical decision support techniques and the local practices of physicians and others. Draws on actor-network theory. This collection includes a variety of theoretical approaches to the social shaping of technology, some of which adopt an actor-network approach.
Action at a distance and the fetish of calculation.Our perspective is based on Michel Callon’s () concept of market, in which goods to be traded must be disentangled from their links to other objects and people. This work of disentanglement is described as transaction framing, allowing market transactions to be free of external and restrictive connections.
This framing, however. An Essay on Framing and Overflowing: Economic Externalities Revisited by Sociology Michel Callon The Sociological Review 1_suppl, If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice.
Simply select your manager software from the list below and click on download. In his influential essay on markets, An essay on framing and overflowing (), Michel Callon writes that “the growing complexity of industrialized societies [is] due in large part to the movements of the technosciences, which are causing.
Callon, Michel () “An essay on framing and overflowing: economic externalities revisited by sociology”, in Michel Callon (ed.) The Laws of the Market, pp. London: Macmillan. An Essay on Framing and Overflowing () by Michel Callon Venue: The Laws of the Markets: Add To MetaCart.
Tools. Sorted by Influenced by Michel Callon’s writing on the ‘performativity ’ of economic concepts and tools, we argue that formal assessment has a stronger relationship to technology decisions than suggested by cultural.