Domesticating and democratizing science: a geography of do-it-yourself biology
AbstractDo-it-yourself biology, as a promise of democratization of science, is analyzed in terms of its spatiality and materiality, and in terms of the various kinds of boundary-work it entails, in the perspective of a geography of science that focuses on emerging and less institutionalized sites of science.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation (CSI), Mines ParisTech in its series CSI Working Papers Series with number 032.
Length: 22 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2013
Date of revision:
Contact details of provider:
Postal: 60 boulevard Saint Michel, 75272 Paris cedex 06
Phone: + 184.108.40.206.92.88
Fax: + 220.127.116.11.56.28
Web page: http://www.csi.mines-paristech.fr/
More information through EDIRC
science and technology studies; research; do-it-yourself biology; scientific equipment; boundaries; creative workarounds; geography of science;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- I19 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Other
- I29 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Other
- Z19 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Other
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2013-03-02 (All new papers)
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Crémer, Jacques & Gaudeul, Alexandre, 2004.
"Quelques éléments d'économie du logiciel libre,"
IDEI Working Papers
277, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Florence Paterson).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.