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"Stretching the Friendship": On the Politics of Replicating a Dairy in East Timor

Shepherd, Christopher; Gibbs, Martin R


In this article, we address the problem of how technoscience knowledge and practices are translated when they are relocated during the highly organized, international encounters between cultures, often called "development." We examine efforts to build a "model" Australian dairy and instantiate Australian dairy practices in East Timor following East Timor's recent emergence as a nation-state. Through this ethnography of development's construction of a heterogeneous sociotechnical assemblage, we...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Science, Technology & Human Values
DOI: 10.1177/0162243906291866


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