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Pinboards and books: Learning, materiality and juxtaposition

Law, John (2007). Pinboards and books: Learning, materiality and juxtaposition. In: Kritt, David and Winegar, Lucien T. eds. Education and Technology: Critical Perspectives, Possible Futures. Lanham, Maryland. Lexington Books, pp. 125–150.

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Abstract

How might we know and represent non-coherent realities? Using the example of the UK's 2001 outbreak of foot and mouth disease, this chapter juxtaposes a patchwork of not particularly consistent narratives and descriptions of the epidemic and its consequences, before arraying them visually on a pinboard in a way that respects both their relations and their mutual irreducibility.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2007 Lexington Books
ISBN: 0-7391-1371-2, 978-0-7391-1371-4
Keywords: non-coherence; method; research methods; social science research methods; social theory; sts; science, technology and society; foot and mouth disease
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Item ID: 21391
Depositing User: John Law
Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 14:23
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 07:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21391
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