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Callon (1980), `Struggles and Negotiations to define what is Problematic and what is not: the Sociology of Translation’
 
Callon (1980), `Struggles and Negotiations to define what is Problematic and what is not: the Sociology of Translation’
   
''An early, perhaps the first empirical, example of the ‘sociology of translation’, using the case of the véhicule électrique. Derives the term ‘translation’ from Michel Serres (1974).''
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''An early, perhaps the first empirical, example of the ‘sociology of translation’, using the case of the véhicule électrique. Derives the term ‘translation’ from Michel Serres (1974).''Callon and Latour (1981), `Unscrewing the Big Leviathan: how actors macrostructure reality and how sociologists help them to do so’
 
Callon and Latour (1981), `Unscrewing the Big Leviathan: how actors macrostructure reality and how sociologists help them to do so’
 
   
 
''An important pre-cursor paper in which it is argued that large scale ‘macro’ phenomena are not different in kind from small scale ‘micro’ phenomena, and should be analysed in the same terms. Hence an attack on the ‘macro’-‘micro’ distinction in social theory.''
 
''An important pre-cursor paper in which it is argued that large scale ‘macro’ phenomena are not different in kind from small scale ‘micro’ phenomena, and should be analysed in the same terms. Hence an attack on the ‘macro’-‘micro’ distinction in social theory.''
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Callon (1986), `Some Elements of a Sociology of Translation: Domestication of the Scallops and the Fishermen of Saint Brieuc Bay’
 
Callon (1986), `Some Elements of a Sociology of Translation: Domestication of the Scallops and the Fishermen of Saint Brieuc Bay’
   
''One of the most discussed papers in actor-network theory. This presses ‘symmetry’ between different entities including fishermen, various technologies, and scallops. Much commented on, much criticised. (See Collins and Yearley (1992))''
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''One of the most discussed papers in actor-network theory. This presses ‘symmetry’ between different entities including fishermen, various technologies, and scallops. Much commented on, much criticised. (See Collins and Yearley (1992))''Callon (1998), `An Essay on Framing and Overflowing: Economic Externalities Revisited by Sociology’
 
Callon (1998), `An Essay on Framing and Overflowing: Economic Externalities Revisited by Sociology’
 
   
 
''Introduces useful new terminology for exploring the simplifications that are implicit in the formation of economic (and any other) actors.''
 
''Introduces useful new terminology for exploring the simplifications that are implicit in the formation of economic (and any other) actors.''
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Callon and Rabeharisoa (1998), `Reconfiguring Trajectories: Agencies, Bodies and Political Articulations: the Case of Muscular Dystrophies’
 
Callon and Rabeharisoa (1998), `Reconfiguring Trajectories: Agencies, Bodies and Political Articulations: the Case of Muscular Dystrophies’
   
''Explores the configurations of bodies, materials and collectivities involved in the disabilities of certain muscular dystrophies. An example of ‘after ANT’ at work which combines ANT concerns with some of the insights of phenomenology''
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''Explores the configurations of bodies, materials and collectivities involved in the disabilities of certain muscular dystrophies. An example of ‘after ANT’ at work which combines ANT concerns with some of the insights of phenomenology''de Laet and Mol (2000), `The Zimbabwe Bush Pump: Mechanics of a Fluid Technology’
 
de Laet and Mol (2000), `The Zimbabwe Bush Pump: Mechanics of a Fluid Technology’
 
   
 
''Considers a ‘fluid technology’, and treats its strength as a function of that fluidity rather than a structured and stable network.''
 
''Considers a ‘fluid technology’, and treats its strength as a function of that fluidity rather than a structured and stable network.''
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Bowers (1992), `The politics of formalism’
 
Bowers (1992), `The politics of formalism’
   
''Draws on ANT to describe the inherently political nature of artefacts, especially information technologies. Also a useful introduction to ANT concepts such as immutable mobiles, obligatory passage ponts, etc.''
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''Draws on ANT to describe the inherently political nature of artefacts, especially information technologies. Also a useful introduction to ANT concepts such as immutable mobiles, obligatory passage ponts, etc.''Bowker (1988), `Pictures from the Subsoil, 1939′
 
Bowker (1988), `Pictures from the Subsoil, 1939′
 
   
 
''An empirical and theoretical study of the juggling of representational ambiguity for strategic reasons. Is quite strongly informed by actor-network assumptions, though not reducible to these.''
 
''An empirical and theoretical study of the juggling of representational ambiguity for strategic reasons. Is quite strongly informed by actor-network assumptions, though not reducible to these.''
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