is Research Director at the
(Centre National de la Recher-
che Scientifique) in Paris. Her recent publications include
Douleur et Medecine: La
fin d'un oubli
is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Research Group Care, Technology and
Culture of the School of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
He is the author of
Rationalizing Medical Work: Decision Support Techniques and
Medical Practices (1997).
GEOFFREY C. BOWKER
is Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Library and
Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is author of
Science on the Run: Information Management and Industrial Geophysics at Schlum-
and coeditor of
Social Science, Technical Systems and Cooperative
Work: Beyond the Great Divide
His forthcoming book is on the history and
sociology of classification systems, written with Leigh Star.
is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of California,
Santa Cruz. She is also affiliated with the Stanford University Center for Biomedi-
cal Ethics and has served as a consultant for a variety of women's health groups.
She is the author of
The Making of the Unborn Patient: A Social Anatomy of Fetal
is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Science and
Technology Studies at Cornell University. She has written on human reproductive
technologies and the politics of conservation.
is Sociologist at the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche
Paris. He is the author of
L'expertise medicale: Essai de sociolo-
gie sur l'exercice du jugement
Les hommes et les machines: La conscience
collective dans les societes technicisees (1995).
is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Bielefeld, Germany.
He has published
The Social Construction of Transsexuality
in German) and
with Klaus Amann).
is the Socrates Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of
Thrente and Research Fellow in the Policy and Ethics program of the Netherlands