Stem Cells: Stories of a Hot Situation

Julie Sommerlund

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Abstract

In his influential essay on markets, An essay on framing and overflowing (1998), Michel Callon writes that `the growing complexity of industrialized societies [is] due in large part to the movements of the technosciences, which are causing connections and interdependencies to proliferate'. This paper is about technoscience, and about the proliferation of connections and interdependencies created by it. More specifically, the paper is about stem cells. Biotechnology in general has the power to capture the imagination. Within the field of biotechnology nothing seems more provocative and tantalizing than stem cells, in research, in medicine, or as products.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
PublisherDepartment of Organization, Copenhagen Business School
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 2004
SeriesWorking Paper / Institut for Organisation, Copenhagen Business School
Number2004.4
ISSN0108-0630

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Sommerlund, J. (2004). Stem Cells: Stories of a Hot Situation. Department of Organization, Copenhagen Business School. Working Paper / Institut for Organisation, Copenhagen Business School, No. 2004.4