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Button, G. (1993) The Curious Case of The Vanishing Technology. In Technology in Working Order: Studies of Work, Interaction, and Technology, Graham Button (ed), Routledge, London, pp 10-28.

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Button’s article is about probems in sociological research in studying technology. The main argument is that too often and too easily a study about technology turns out to be a study about a social phenomenon on a technology platform. Button … Continue reading

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Oudshoorn & Pinch (2008) User-Technology Relationships: Some Recent Developments, In Hackett et al. (eds.) The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies (3rd ed).

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The chapter gives an overview of research about user-technology relationships in the field of science and technology studies. The areas reviewed include innovation studies (especially von Hippel’s lead users), sociology of technology (especially social construction of technology), feminist studies of … Continue reading

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