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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.

Food Consumption in the City: Practices and Patterns in Urban Asia and the Pacific
R. Sooryamoorthy (2015) Transforming Science in South Africa. Development, Collaboration and Productivity. Palgrave Macmillan.
Open Science, open issues Ciência aberta, questões abertas
Saskia Sassen (2014). Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press/Belknap Book.
Matthias Gross, Rüdiger Mautz (2014) Renewable Energies. Routledge.
The Information Resonance in Social System
K. Prpić, I. van der Weijden and N. Asheulova (Eds.) (2014). (Re)searching Scientific Careers.
J. Jiménez (Ed.,with the collaboration of J. C. Escalante) (2009). Participation and Development. The Mexico of the Future. In honor to Russell L. Ackoff in his 87th Anniversary (2009) Institute of Applied Mathematics and Systems, National Autono
Alison G. Anderson (2014). Media, Environment and the Network Society. Palgrave Macmillan.
Mandal, Kasturi; Nadia Asheulova and Sevtlana G. Kirdina (eds.) (2014) 'Socio Economic and Technological Innovations: Mechanism and Institutions', Narosa Publishing House: New Delhi.
Technology Assessment in Japan and Europe
Norman Blaikie, Jan Priest (2016) Social Research Paradigms in Action
Willie Pearson, Jr., Lisa M. Frehill, Connie L. McNeely (Eds.) (2015). Advancing Women in Science.