The current discourse around sustainability has a tendency to focus on either the level of the individual or “society” as a whole. This way of thinking is not working. 996 more words
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by Graham Harman
‘In Bruno Latour: Reassembling the Political, I claim that Latour’s approach to political theory poses a strong challenge to reigning paradigms in the discipline. 2,153 more words
First published in jimsresearchnotes 14 Jan 2010 (minor revisions 11 October 2014).
The Social Construction of Scientific Facts
Background: One of my main interests has been the constructionist sociology of science, from the late 1960s by reading Kuhn (1962) and Fell (1960). 1,734 more words
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 would be wiser to stick to the text of… 757 more words