May 13, 2010


Social Construction of Technology

e.g. Bijker, Pinch

Social constructivists
Technology does not determine human actions: human action shapes technology

Critic of SCOT - Langdon Winner ("Upon opening the black box ...")

Social construct = concept/practice that is a creation or artefact of a particular group

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