Tag Archives: science and technology studies

Social Studies of Science on: Repair, publics, and “body dirt”

The June edition of The Social Studies of Science has three articles of interest to discard studies. STS and discard studies share the conviction that “waste” is not given in nature, but is created, and thus study processes of waste becoming.

Discard Studies at Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) 2013

Waste, pollution, and other externalities of “sociotechnical systems” are well represented at the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) annual conference this October in San Diego. This is a list of both full sessions relating to discard studies, as well as individual presentations speaking to broader issues waste and wasting address.