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What Technical Work Have You Done Today?

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0059
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the importance of a daily routine in a singer hoping to acquire technical skills for a particular instrument required in any kind of appropriate literature. Many young singers ... More


Managing the Fears of Studying Technical Work

Stephen R. Barley and Diane E. Bailey

in Work and Technological Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198795209
eISBN:
9780191836510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795209.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Technical work differs significantly from most other forms of work. This chapter explores those differences and how the differences pose important challenges for ethnographers who seek to study ... More


Situated Knowledge and Common Enemies: Therapy for the Science Wars

Michael Lynch

in The One Culture?: A Conversation about Science

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467221
eISBN:
9780226467245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467245.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

One of the prominent tendencies in the constructionist studies of science is a resolute insistence that science is work. Like other forms of work, scientific practice is viewed as an embodied and ... More


Work and Technological Change

Stephen R. Barley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198795209
eISBN:
9780191836510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795209.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The four chapters of this book summarize the results of thirty-five years dedicated to studying how technologies change work and organizations. The first chapter places current developments in ... More


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