A sociology of monsters : essays on power, technology and domination / edited by John Law.

By: Law, John
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1991.Description: viii, 273p. : tables ; 22cm.
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Includes bibls. - Contents: Introduction: monsters, machines and socio- technical relations / John Law. Distributions of power. Power, technologies and the phenomenology of conventions: on being allergic to onions / Susan Leigh Star; Configuring the user: the case of usability trials / Steve Woolgar. Materials of power. Technology is society made durable / Bruno Latour; Techno-economic networks and irreversibility / Michel Callon. Strategies of power. Power, discretion and strategy / John Law; Advanced manufacturing technologies: work organisation and social relations crystallised / Juliet Webster; Power, technology and flexibility in organizations / Stewart Clegg and Fiona Wilson.