Latour, Bruno. (1987) Science in Action: How to Follow Scientists and Engineers through Society. Harvard University Press.
|Title||Science in Action: How to Follow Scientists and Engineers through Society|
|Publisher||Harvard University Press|
Written for a large public interested in renewing the understanding of scientific practice and its connection with the rest of society this book uses anecdotes, case studies, examples from many different periods and disciplines, to define rules of methods which can be used in following scientists around; the key role is given to non-humans, that is to associations that cut across the former divide between nature and society. It can be used as a general introduction to science studies.