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Too. is the basis of Latour's obiection to the notion of power - that it deletes the alliances, the work, the viol&ces that constitute the -powerful. 35 Reported as being from F. Scott Fitzgerald's notebooks in Cohen and Cohen (1971); see Callon and Latour (1981). 36 See Latour (1988). 37 See Callon (1980), Law and Callon (1988) and Latour (1991b). 38 See, for instance, David and Bunn (1988). 39 There are endless examples of this in the social literature. Think, for instance, of Mary Douglas and Baron Isherwood's (1978) analysis of the informational import of consumption.

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1991: 151) In a sense, a cyborg is the relationship between standardized technologies and local experience; that which is between the categories, yet in relationship to them. Susan Leigh Star Standards/conventions and their relationship with invisible work: heterogeneous 'externalities' To speak for others is to first silence those in whose name we speak. (Callon 1986: 216) One problem in network theory is that of trying to understand how networks come to be stabilized over a long period of time.

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