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A

Actant

Actor-network theory

Affordance

Agency

Alienation

Appropriation

Artefact

B

Biography of Artefacts Framework

Black box

Boundary object

Boundary work

C

Case study

Closure

Co-production (or sometimes co-construction or co-evolution)

Communicative rationality

Community

Community of Practice

Constructive technology assessment

Consumption junction

Controversy studies

Convergence

Critical theory

Cultural fix

Cyborg

D

Deficit model

Delegation

Description

Deskilling

Discourse analysis

Division of labour

Domestication

E

Empiricism

Epistemology

Essentialism

Essentially contested concept

Ethnography

Evolutionary economics

F

Factish

Falsification

Forced technology choice

Fordism

G

Gender script

Gender shapes technology

Genomics

Geographical disembedding

Globalisation

Governance

Gynotechnics

H

Hermeneutics

Hybrid


I

I-methodology

Ideal type

Idealism

Identity

Incremental innovation

Induction

Industrial revolution

Information society

Infrastructure

Inscription

Instrumental rationality

Intermediary organisation

Internalist history

Interpretive flexibility

J

K

L

Large technical system

Level of analysis

Liberalism

Lifeworld

Linear model

Long waves

Luddites

M

Material-semiotic actor

Mediation

Methodological individualism

Mode II

Model

Modernism

Modernity

Momentum

Multiscalar approach


N

Nanotechnology

National system of innovation

Normal science

Normativity

Norms

Nutrigenomics

O

Objectivity

Ontology

P

Paradigm

Parliament of things

Participant observation

Patents

Path dependency

Performativity

Philosophy

Politics of Artifacts

Positivism

Post-humanism

Post-modernity

Principle of Causality

P cont.

Principle of Impartiality

Principle of Symmetry

Q

Quasi-objects

Quiddity

R

Realism

Reflexive modernity

Reflexivity

Regulation

Reification

Relevant social groups

Representation

Reverse salient

Risk society

S

Social construction of technology (SCOT)

Sociology of scientific knowledge (SSK)

STS

Schumpeterian entrepreneur

Scientific paradigm

Script

Sensitisation

Social shaping of technology

Sociology of translation

Sociotechnical systems

Space of flows

Stabilisation

Standardized Package(s)

Strong program

Strong programme

Surveillance

Sustainability

System builder

T

Tech fix

Techno-economic paradigm

Techno-science

Technological determinism

Technological drama

Technological regime

Technological somnambulism

Technology

Technoscience

Thick description

Trajectory

Transational infrastructure

Transdisciplinary Research

Triple helix

Technological Nationalism

U

Unintended consequences

User heuristic

User-producer relations

V

Vertical integration

Virtuality

WXYZ

weak program (Bloor version, Restivo/Chubin version) Whig history


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