Testing Pills, Enacting Obesity

19 11 2005

pj.jpg A new great STS thesis published from the department. Petra Jonvallen passed her
Ph.D. defense today for her dissertation: Testing Pills, Enacting Obesity
– The work of localizing in a clinical trial
. Petra investigates how
different tools are localized and discipline practice in order to organize work
and produce reliable data. She uses Annemarie Mol’s concept enactment to understand how obesity is done in different ways in the clinical trial.

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2 responses

1 12 2005
Bryan

This looks REALLY interesting. Is there an abstract?

1 12 2005
Francis

Hi Bryan, I talked to Petra about it, and she told me to send you a copy. So where should I send it?

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