Akrich, Madeleine. “The De-Scription of technical Objects”. In Shaping Technology / Building Society: Studies in Sociotechnical Change. By Madeleine Akrich. Madeleine Akrich is Director of the Centre for the Sociology of Innovation at MINES Paris. 2 Madeleine Arkrich,- “The de-scription of technical objects”, Akrich describes a methodology for ANT analysis, which is based on comparing.

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