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About RC23

Research Committee 23 (RC23) on Sociology of Science and Technology

of the International Sociological Association (ISA)

The Committee was established by the International Sociological Association with a view to opening up a broader range of opportunities for the participation of individual members in the activities of the Association in the field of Sociology of Science and Technology.


To this end the Committee shall undertake measures:


a) to secure and develop personal and collegial contacts between sociologists of science and technology throughout the world;



b) to encourage the international dissemination and exchange of information, developments and activities in the field of sociology of science and technology;



c) to facilitate and promote international meetings and research;



d) to assist individuals and organization in countries throughout the world to develop research and activities related to the sociology of science and technology and, where appropriate, to use the Research Committee as a means of assisting in this.

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