Book ID: CBB000051519

The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences (1992)

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Clarke, Adele E. (Editor)
Fujimura, Joan H. (Editor)


Princeton University Press


Publication Date: 1992
Physical Details: xi + 365 pp.; illus.; notes; bibl.; index

Description Contents: Clarke, Adele E., Fujimura, Joan H.: What tools? Which jobs? Why right? Griesemer, James R.: The role of instruments in the generative analysis of science. Jordan, Kathleen, Lynch, Michael: The sociology of a genetic engineering technique: Ritual and rationality in the performance of the “Plasmid Prep”. Taylor, Peter J.: Re/constructing socioecologies: System dynamics modeling of nomadic pastoralists in sub-Saharan Africa. Holmes, Frederic L.: Manometers, tissue slices, and intermediary metabolism. Mitman, Gregg, Fausto-Sterling, Anne: Whatever happened to Planaria? C.M. Child and the physiology of inheritance. Kimmelman, Barbara A.: Organisms and interests in scientific research: R.A. Emerson's claims for the unique contributions of agricultural genetics. Haila, Yrjö: Measuring nature: Quantitative data in field biology. Star, Susan Leigh: Craft vs. commodity, mess vs. transcendence: How the right tool became the wrong one in the case of taxidermy and natural history. Gossel, Patricia Peck: A need for standard methods: The case of American bacteriology. Keating, Peter, Cambrosio, Alberto, Mackenzie, Michael: The tools of the discipline: Standards, models, and measures in the affinity/avidity controversy in immunology.


Reviewed By

Review Sapp, J. (1994) Review of "The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences". Metascience: An International Review Journal for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science (pp. 124-26). unapi

Review Bourret, P. (1999) Review of "The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences". Revue d'Histoire des Sciences (pp. 161-62). unapi

Review Kohler, R.E. (1993) Review of "The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (pp. 828-29). unapi

Review Fortun, M. (1994) Review of "The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences". Journal of the History of Biology (pp. 172-74). unapi

Review Lundmark, V. (1993) Review of "The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences". American Journal of Sociology (pp. 841-42). unapi

Review Palladino, P. (1994) Review of "The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences". Social Studies of Science (pp. 404-9). unapi

Review Kay, L.E. (1993) Review of "The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences". Technology and Culture (pp. 964-66). unapi

Includes Chapters

Chapter Holmes, Frederic L. (1992) Manometers, tissue slices, and intermediary metabolism. In: The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences (p. 151). unapi

Chapter Mitman, Gregg; Fausto-Sterling, Anne (1992) Whatever happened to Planaria? C.M. Child and the physiology of inheritance. In: The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences (p. 172). unapi

Chapter Kimmelman, Barbara A. (1992) Organisms and interests in scientific research: R. A. Emerson's claims for the unique contributions of agricultural genetics. In: The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences (p. 198). unapi

Chapter Star, Susan Leigh (1992) Craft vs. commodity, mess vs. transcendence: How the right tool became the wrong one in the case of taxidermy and natural history. In: The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences (p. 257). unapi

Chapter Gossel, Patricia Peck (1992) A need for standard methods: The case of American bacteriology. In: The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences (p. 287). unapi

Chapter Keating, Peter; Cambrosio, Alberto; Mackenzie, Michael (1992) The tools of the discipline: Standards, models, and measures in the affinity/avidity controversy in immunology. In: The right tools for the job: At work in 20th-century life sciences (p. 312). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Orth, Karin
Oberkrome, Willi
Cambrosio, Alberto
Keating, Peter
Maienschein, Jane A.
Weingart, Peter
Journals
Social Studies of Science
PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association
Sudhoffs Archiv: Zeitschrift fuer Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Archives of Natural History
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Historical Records of Australian Science
Publishers
Indiana University Press
Harwood Academic
Franz Steiner Verlag
Concepts
Biology
Research
Science and gender
Women in science
Evolution
Biographies
People
Uexküll, Jakob Johann von
Heidegger, Martin
Guyénot, Émile
Huxley, Julian Sorell
Glimour, John Scott Lennox
Bather, Francis Arthur
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
20th century, early
Places
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Australia
Latin America
Great Britain
South America
Peru
Institutions
Toyota Motor Corporation
New York Zoological Park
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia)
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
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