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Higgins, Vaughan

Calculating the Social

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Table of contents

1. Standards and Standardization as a Social Scientific Problem
Vaughan Higgins, Wendy Larner

Part I. The Global and Local Politics of Standardizing

2. Calculating Hybrids
Peter Miller, Liisa Kurunmäki, Ted O’Leary

3. Gendering Codes of Conduct: Chiquita Bananas and Nicaraguan Women Workers
Marina Prieto-Carrón, Wendy Larner

4. The Practice of Third-Party Certification: Enhancing Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice in the Global South?
Carmen Bain, Maki Hatanaka

Part II. Technologies of Governing and the Standardizing of the Social

5. E-Government and the Production of Standardized Individuality
Paul Henman, Mitchell Dean

6. New Modes of Governance and the Standardization of Nursing Competencies: An Australian Case Study
Anni Dugdale, Laurie Grealish

7. Industry Analysts and the Labour of Comparison
Neil Pollock

8. Sticking Plasters and the Standardizations of Everyday Life
Mike Michael

Part III. The Contestation and Adaptation of Standardizing Practices

9. Local Experiments with Global Certificates: How Russian Software Testers are Inventing Themselves as a Profession
Melanie Feakins

10. Adapting Standards: The Case of Environmental Management Systems in Australia
Vaughan Higgins, Jacqui Dibden, Chris Cocklin

11. Standards, Orphan Drugs, and Pharmaceutical Markets
Carlos Novas

Part IV. Conclusion

12. From Standardization to Standardizing Work
Vaughan Higgins, Wendy Larner

Keywords: Social Sciences, Political Sociology, Sociology, general, Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Methodology of the Social Sciences, Political Science

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
239 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230289673
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36794-8

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