Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Summer 6-15-2012

Keywords

environmental studies, group process, intersecting processes, science and technology studies, social theory

Disciplines

Environmental Studies | Science and Technology Studies | Theory, Knowledge and Science

Abstract

A compilation of 39 notes provides the basis for two shifts: from shaping a better social theory to allowing for social theorizing; and from representing social dynamics to enacting the social theorizing so as to repeatedly define and pursue engagements in the heterogeneous dynamics that intersect in all kinds of society-making. A key move is to bring the multiple strandedness of changing social life into the center by combining, on one hand, the analysis of intersecting processes, which link across scales in the production of any outcome and in their own on-going transformation, and, on the other hand, a participatory group process, the historical scan, to generate a repeatable group-specific praxis. The notes are mostly drawn from my previous contributions to environmental studies, social analysis of science (STS), and innovation in teaching and group processes.

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