Search for dissertations about: "sociotechnical reality"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words sociotechnical reality.

  1. 1. Pluripotent Circulations: Analyzing Articulations of Stem Cells in the USA, prior to 2001

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Morten Sager; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Actor-Network Theory; meta-theory; obligatory point of passage; boundary objects; sociotechnical reality; articulations; human embryonic stem cells; spare embryos; pluripotency;

    Abstract : In this thesis, stem cell research and politics in the USA are analyzed by using actor-network theory (ANT). Here ANT is put to work on largely textual materials, often directly from US political settings, such as Congressional debates and national panels. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assembling the Smart Grid On the Mobilization of Imaginaries, Users and Materialities in a Swedish Demonstration Project

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anna Wallsten; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Smart grids; demonstration projects; translations; sociotechnical imaginaries; material participation; users; Smarta elnät; demonstrationsprojekt; översättning; sociotekniska föreställningar; material participation; användare;

    Abstract : Influential actors refer to smart grids as a revamped version of the energy systemwhen they argue for alternative energy pathways, and assign demonstration projects with the task of turning prospects about the future into functional configurations. This thesis explores notions of the smart grid future that are implicitly conveyed in Swedish smart grid strategy and planning documents. READ MORE