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Undone Science: Social Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

David J. Hess


This book examines research at the intersection of two literatures—social movement studies and science and technology studies—and it argues that it is now possible to develop a theoretical synthesis of core concepts. The diversification of social movement studies toward non-state targets and institutionalized repertoires of action coincides with the development of science and technology studies toward expertise and publics. As the two fields have diversified in topical focus, they have grown closer to each other, and the conditions now exist for synthesis. The book focuses on industrial trans ... More

Keywords: Social movements, Publics, industrial transitions, science, technology, policy, undone science, health, sustainability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780262035132
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262035132.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David J. Hess, author
College of Charleston