Tag Archives: Bruno Latour

The Social Construction of Housing Facts

The Social Construction of Housing Facts First published in jimsresearchnotes 18 January 2011 Copyright: These papers are drafts only but may be cited or quoted. They may be downloaded for personal use but they may not be reproduced or published elsewhere … Continue reading

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Social Construction of Scientific Facts

Social Construction of Scientific Facts, first published in jimsresearchnotes 14 Jan 2010, revised 13 April 2015. Background: One of my enduring interests has been the constructionist sociology of science, from the late 1960s by reading Kuhn (1962) and Fell (1960). Fell (1960) was … Continue reading

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Repair Work in the Sociology of Science

In The Social Construction of Housing Facts I kept close to Latour and Woolgar’s approach in Laboratory Life: the social construction of scientific facts (1979). I considered using some of Goffman’s concepts to enrich the analysis but decided that it … Continue reading

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