Struggles and Negotiations to Define What is Problematic and What is Not

The Socio-logic of Translation
  • Michel Callon
Part of the Sociology of the Sciences A Yearbook book series (SOSC, volume 4)


In the space of a few short years the centre of interest in the sociology of sciences has radically shifted. At first timidly, later with increasing boldness, sociologists have penetrated the sanctuary. They no longer confine their interest to a study of how institutions work, or the rules governing competition, or network or community organisation. Increasingly, they are investigating the content of science itself.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Callon
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Sociologie de l’InnovationEcole des Mines de ParisFrance

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