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Instrumentation Between Science, State and Industry

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ISBN-10: 1402002424

ISBN-13: 9781402002427

Edition: 2001

Authors: Bernward Joerges, Terry Shinn

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This book explores a little-studied arena that exists between science and technology, an arena in which a singular and important variety of open-ended, multi-purpose instrumentation is developed by practitioners (neither scientist nor engineer, call them research-technologists) for use in academia, industry, state metrology and technical services, and considerably beyond. The generic instrumentation designed in this almost subterraneously institutionalized/professionalized, interstitial arena fuels both science and engineering work. This involves intermittent crossings of the boundaries that demarcate and protect the conventional cognitive and artefact cultures familiar to many historians…    
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Book details

List price: $99.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Springer London, Limited
Publication date: 11/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English