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The Social Construction of Technological Systems: New Directions in the Sociology and History of Technology
(Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1987)
No-tillage Crop Production in the Tropics
(Corvallis, OR: International Plant Protection Center, 1983)
Society in the making: The study of technology as a tool for sociological analysis
(Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1987)
The author stresses that sociological, technoscientific, and economic analyses are interwoven in a web, leading to the new interpretation of the dynamics of technology. Actor networks help to develop the linkages between ...
The adoption of agricultural conservation technologies: Economic and diffusion explanations
(Columbia, MO: Rural Sociological Society, 1987)
This paper analyzes conservation agriculture technologies through diffusion, economic, and ecological factors. The author finds that the economic and diffusion perspectives are complementary in policy analysis. The adoption ...