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Deciphering science and technology

the social relations of expertise

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Published by MacMillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.,
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Ian Varcoe, Maureen McNeil, and Steven Yearly.
      SeriesExplorations in sociology ;, 27
      ContributionsVarcoe, Ian., McNeil, Maureen., Yearley, Steven.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ175.52.G7 D44 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1637967M
      ISBN 100333465547, 0333465555
      LC Control Number91190172

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