Interdisciplinary Research Methods in Technology, Innovation & Policy Studies




1. Methods

Abbott, Andrew (2004), “Methods of Discovery”, 2004

Atkinson, Robert (1998), “The life story interview”, Sage

Creswell, J. W. (1998), “Qualitative Inquiry And Research Design. Choosing among Five Traditions”. Sage 1998.

Creswell, J. W. (2003), “Research Design: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches”, Sage Publ. Inc., London.

Creswell, J. W. (2013), “Research Design. Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches”. Sage 2003. The 4th edition was published 2013.

Clandinin, D. Jean and Connelly, F. Michael, “Narrative Inquiry. Experience and Story in Qualitative Research”, Jossey-Bass (Wiley) (B)

Czarniawska, Barbara (1998), “A narrative approach to organization studies”, Sage

Elliott, Jane (2005), “Using Narrative in Social Research. Qualitative and Quantitative approaches”, Sage.

Eisenhardt, K. (1989), “Building Theories from Case Study Research”, The Academy of Management Review, 14 (4), pp. 532-550.

Ferguson, Eugene (1992), “Engineering and the Mind’s Eye”, MIT Press

Gabriel, Yiannis (2000), “Storytelling in Organizations. Facts, Fictions and Fantasies”, Oxford University Press

Henderson, Kathryn (1999), “On line and on paper. Visual Representations, Visual Culture and Computrer Graphics in Design Engineering”, The MIT Press

Latour, Bruno (1987). Science in Action: How to Follow Scientists and Engineers Through Society, Harvard University Press, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA.

Latour, Bruno (2005). Reassembling the social: an introduction to Actor–network theory, Oxford ; New York, Oxford: University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-925604-4

Latour, Bruno (1996), “Aramys or the Love of Technology (translation by C. Porter)”, Harvard University Press

Leenders, Michciel and Erskine, James (1999) , “Case research: the case writing process”, The University of Western Ontario

Meissner, Jens O. and Sprenger, Martin (2010), Mixing Methods in Innovation Research: Studying the Process-Culture-Link in Innovation Management, Qualitative Social Research, 11(3),

Perks, Robert and Thomson, Alistair (eds.) (1998), “The Oral History Reader”, 2nd ed., Routledge

Rubin, Herbert and Rubin, Irene (1995), “Qualitative Interviewing. The Art of Hearing Data”, Sage

Vinck, Dominique (ed.) (2009), “Everyday Engineering: An Etnography of Design and Innovation”, The MIT Press

Yin, R. K. (2003). Applications of case study research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2. General studies in technical change, innovation and technology policy

Aghion, P., Julian Boulanger, J. and Cohen, E. (2011), “Rethinking Industrial Policy”, Bruegel Policy Brief, June 2011.

Biejker, W., Hughes, T. and Pinch, T. (1989), “The Social Construction of Technological Systems”, MIT Press.

Callon, M., Lascoumes, P. and Barthe, Y. (2001), “Acting in and uncertain world – an essay on technical democracy”, MIT Press.

Conceição, P., Heitor, M. and Lundvall, B.A., (2003), “Innovation, Competence Building, and Social Cohesion In Europe: Towards a Learning Society”, Edward Elgar.

David, P. A. (2007), “PATH DEPENDENCE – A FOUNDATIONAL CONCEPT FOR HISTORICAL SOCIAL SCIENCE, Stanford University and the University of Oxford— The Journal of Historical, Economics and Econometric History, v.1, no.2, Summer 2007.

Edgerton, D. (2007), “The shock of the old: technology and global history since 1900”, Oxford Univ Press.

Gault, F. (2011) “Social impacts of the development of science, technology and innovation indicators”.

Hidalgo, C. A., Hausmann, R. (2009), “The building blocks of economic complexity”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 106, no. 26, 10570-10575, 30 June 2009

Klein, H.K., and Kleinman, D.L. (2002), The Social Construction of Technology: Structural Considerations, Science, Technology and Human Values, 27, 1, 28-52.

Lundvall, B.A. (1992). National System of Innovation – Towards a Theory of Innovation and Interactive Learning, London: Printer Publishers.

Nelson, R. (1993). National Innovation Systems, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Ostry, S. and Nelson, R. (1995), “Techno-nationalism and techno-globalism: conflict and cooperation”, The Brookings Institution, Washington.

Pavitt, K. (1987). “The Objectives of Technology Policy”, Science and Public Policy, 14, 182-188.

Ziman, John (2000), editor, ”Technological Innovation as an Evolutionary Process”, Cambridge University Press.

3. About the nature and essence of technology and modernity

Arthur, W. Brian (2009), “The Nature of Technology. What it is and how it evolves”, Free Press

Borgmann, Albert (1984), “Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life. A Philosophical Inquiry”, The University of Chicago Press

Feenberg, Andrew (2010), “Between Reason and Experience. Essays in Technology and Modernity”, The MIT Press

Feenberg, Andrew (1999), “Questioning Technology”, Routledge

Latour, Bruno (2013). “An Inquiry into Modes of Existence”. Harvard University Press.