New PDF release: Actor-Network Theory: Trials, Trails and Translations

By Mike Michael

ISBN-10: 1446293955

ISBN-13: 9781446293959

ISBN-10: 1446293963

ISBN-13: 9781446293966

In this thought-provoking and fascinating e-book, Mike Michael brings us a strong review of Actor-Network concept. masking a breadth of themes, Michael demonstrates how ANT has turn into an immense theoretical framework, influencing scholarly paintings throughout a number fields.

Critical and playful, this publication fills a notable gap within the literature as Michael expertly explicates the idea and demonstrates how its key options could be utilized. evaluating and contrasting ANT with different social medical views, Michael presents a strong and reflexive account of its analytic and empirical promise. A excellent significant other for any scholar of technology and know-how reviews, Sociology, Geography, administration & corporation experiences, Media & communique, and Cultural Studies.

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