Ethnography and the Development of Science and Technology Studies
Type of publication: Research Article
sociology of knowledge, science and technology studies, ethnography, methodology issues, fieldwork methods, position of researcher
The article discusses the scholarship, methods, and theoretical approaches that have been involved in the interdisciplinary field of Science and Technology Studies from the early 1980s through the early 2000s. It traces the changes in methodological orientations and examines the specificities of ethnographic fieldwork in the STS area, as well as suggests the criteria for evaluating the outcome of research and offers ways of its advancement.
Hess, D.J. 2011. Ethnography and the Development of Science and Technology Studies. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 5: 40-58
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