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Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound

Simone Tosoni and Trevor Pinch


Based on several rounds of academic interview and conversations with Trevor Pinch, the book introduces the reader to the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS), and in particular to the social constructionist approach to science, technology and sound. Through the lenses of Pinch’s lifetime work, STS students, and scholars in fields dealing with technological mediation, are provided with an in-depth overview, and with suggestions for further reading, on the most relevant past and ongoing debates in the field. The book starts presenting the approach launched by the Bath School in the earl ... More

Keywords: Social Construction of Technology, SCOT, Trevor Pinch, Science and Technology Studies, STS, Golem trilogy, Bath School, sociology of scientific knowledge, SSK, Science wars, Actor-Network theory, ANT, relevant social groups, social representations, practices, tacit knowledge, materiality, ontology, sound studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780262035279
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262035279.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simone Tosoni, author
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Trevor Pinch, author
Cornell University