The Social Shaping of Computer Aided Production Manufacturing and Computer-Integrated Manufacture

Christian Clausen, Robin Williams

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    This introductory chapter provides an overview of different theoretical approaches to the social shaping of technology and discusses issues like the conceptions of actors and structures and conceptualizations of closure, stability and power. Further, it provides a review of the different chapters in the book, pointing at the possibilities for social shaping of CAPM and CIM through international, national and company internal processes of technology transformation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Social Shaping of Computer-Aided Production and Computer-Integrated Manufacture, COST A4 workshop
    Place of PublicationLuxembourg
    PublisherEuropean Commission
    Publication date1997
    Publication statusPublished - 1997

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