Living in a Material World



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March 9, 2019 - 2:00am

Critical Commentary

A collaborative work between Economy Sociology and STS. This book is a collection of essays that trace the technoscientific systems with regard to their economic manifestations and impacts.

A key text for methodological reference. 


Pinch, Trevor, and Richard Swedberg. Living in a material world: economic sociology meets science and technology studies. Vol. 1. The MIT Press, 2008.



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Daniel Beunza, Michel Callon, Shay David, Barbara Grimpe, David Hatherly, Karin Knorr Cetina, David Leung, Christian Licoppe, Donald MacKenzie, Philip Mirowski, Fabian Muniesa, Edward Nik-Khah, Trevor Pinch, Elizabeth Popp Berman, Alex Preda, David Stark and Richard Swedberg, "Living in a Material World ", contributed by Parikshith Shashikumar, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 9 March 2019, accessed 25 May 2022.