STS on STS : A Perspective of Science and Technology Studies on the STS Field Itself.

University essay from Uppsala universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

Author: Gabriella Hammarin; [2011]

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Abstract:

STS, today the abbreviation for Science and Technology Studies (formerly Science, Technology and Society), is an elusive field characterized by widely varying applications and intents, highly dependent on individual people and facets, yet sharing some common aims and practices. STS has risen since the 1960s and this empirical study presents a view on STS today and a discussion on how it has developed by the analysis of five different representatives from different locations in the field of STS.

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