Science and Technology Studies

  • Erik Aarden
  • Daniel Barben


In this chapter, we will provide an outline of science and technology studies (STS), including a comparative view on technology assessment (TA), seeing the two as distinct yet related fields of inquiry. We will thus not elaborate on the different institutional contexts that have shaped the respective developments of TA and STS.


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