Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network-Theory

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Reassembling the Social is a fundamental challenge from one of the world's leading social theorists to how we understand society and the "social." Bruno Latour's contention is that the word "social" as used by Social Scientists has become laden with assumptions to the point where it has become a misnomer. When the adjective is applied to a phenomenon, it is used to indicate a stabilized state of affairs, a bundle of ties that in due course may be used to account for another phenomenon. Latour also finds the word used as if ...

Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network-Theory 2007, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199256051

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Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network-Theory 2005, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199256044

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