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Dreamscapes of ModernitySociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power$
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Sheila Jasanoff and Sang-Hyun Kim

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780226276496

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226276663.001.0001

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Imagined and Invented Worlds

Imagined and Invented Worlds

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(p.321) Fifteen Imagined and Invented Worlds
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Dreamscapes of Modernity
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Sheila Jasanoff

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226276663.003.0015

This chapter provides a brief resume of the main theoretical and methodological contributions made by the collection as a whole. It outlines a pathway by which sociotechnical imaginaries, starting with the visions of one or a few actors, eventually gain the adherence of larger collectives, such as national polities. Drawing on the empirical content of the case study chapters, it identifies and illustrates four recurrent phases in this process: origins, embedding, resistance, and extension.

Keywords:   sociotechnical imaginary, co-production, memory, practices, social change, resistance

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