A Brief Overview of Actor-Network Theory: Punctualization, Heterogeneous Engineering & Translation

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2009
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Author: Cressman, D.
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This paper argues that Actor-Network Theory (ANT) contains concepts that can be used as tools to better reveal the complexities of our sociotechnical world. To explore this, the paper puts forward an overview of ANT that draws upon those concepts that make ANT a valuable tool within the social study of technology.
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CPROST Catalogue Number: 09-01
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