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Books

  • Knowledge and Evidence. Investigating Technologies in Practice (ed. with Corinna Kruse) Linköping Studies in Technology and Social Change, 2013, 262 pp.
  • Blodflöden. Blodgivning och blodtransfusion i det svenska samhället, Arkiv 2012, 266 pp.
  • Teknikens värld. Teknisk förändring och ingenjörsarbete i svensk industri. New edition with an Afterword, Arkiv 2012, 375 pp.
  • Vad är tvärvetenskap och hur kan den göras. Erfarenheter från forskningen om teknik och samhälle, Perspektiv på tekniken nr 4, Tema T, Linköping, 2011, 145s.
  • Social Science Research 2004-2010. Themes, results and reflections (on nuclear waste issues), with Britt-Marie Drottz Sjöberg and Einar Holm), SKB, Stockholm, 2011, 178 pp.
  • Samhällsforskningen 2004–2010. Teman, resultat och reflektioner (om kärnavfall) (with Britt-Marie Drottz Sjöberg and Einar Holm), SKB, Stockholm, 2011, 168s.
  • Technology and Medical Practice. Blood, Guts, and Machines, (ed. with Ericka Johnson), Ashgate Publishers, London, 2010, 208 pp.
  • Ifrågasättanden. Forskning om genus, teknik och naturvetenskap, Tema T Rapport, Linköping, 2004, 186s
  • Constructing Risk and Safety in Technological Practice (ed. with Jane Summerton), Routledge, London, 2003, 200 pp.
  • Vem tillhör tekniken? Kunskap och kön i teknikens värld (red.) Arkiv, Lund, 2003, 311s.
  • Suède: l¿égalité des sexes en question (ed. with Elisabeth Elgán & Jacqueline Heinen) Les Cahiers du Genre, L’Harmattan, Paris, 2000, 181 pp.
  • Manoeuvering in an Environment of Uncertainty. Structural Change and Social Action in Sub-Saharan Africa (ed. with Per Trulsson), Ashgate Publishers, London, 2000, 309 pp
  • Perpetuum Mobile? Teknikens utmaningar och historiens gång, Arkiv, Lund 1999, 250s.
  • New Perspectives in Gender Studies. Research in the Fields of Economics, Culture and Life Sciences (ed. with Helena Wedborn), Tema Genus and Almqvist & Wiksell Int., 1998, 74 pp
  • Gendered Practices. Feminist Studies of Technology and Society (ed.), Almqvist & Wicksell International, Stockholm, 1997, 287 pp
  • Sakernas tillstånd. Kön, klass, teknisk expertis, Carlssons Förlag, Stockholm, 1996, 381 pp (ny upplaga som Tema T rapport, 2005)
  • Från symaskin till cyborg. Genus, teknik och social förändring.(ed. with Elisabeth Sundin), Nerenius & Santérus förlag, Stockholm, 1996, 325 pp
  • Kunskapens vägar. Teknik och lärande i skola och arbetsliv, Arkiv, Lund, 1989, 239 pp (ny upplaga som Tema T rapport, 2007)
  • Teknikens värld. Teknisk förändring och ingenjörsarbete i svensk industri. Diss. Arkiv förlag, Kristianstad, 1981, 294 pp.
  • Utbildning och arbetsdelning (ed. with S Callewaert and H Silberbrandt), 1979, Wahlström & Widstrand, Stockholm, 235 pp
  • Skola, ideologi och samhälle (ed. with S Callewaert and H Silberbrandt), 1977, Wahlström & Widstrand, Stockholm, 174 pp.
  • Skole, ideologi og samfund (ed. with S Callewaert and H Silberbrandt), 1977, Munksgaard, Köpenhamn, 153 pp.
  • Uddannelse og bevidsthed (ed. with S Callewaert and Silberbrandt), 1977, Munksgaard, Köpenhamn, 205 pp
     

Articles and book chapters (in English/en français) 1996-

  • Review of Åsa Broberg, Utbildning på gränsen mellan skola och arbete: Pedagogisk förändring i svensk yrkesutbildning 1918–1971, Nordic Journal of Educational History, 2(2), 2015: 69-73

  • "Women in Industrial Research – A Complicated History" (review of Renate Tobies et al (eds) Women in Industrial Research), Neue Politische Literatur, 60(1), 2015: 133–134

  • "En Suède, les études donnent des outils aux élèves" (avec Elisabeth Elgán), l'Humanité, 22 januari 2015

  • "Technology" in The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society. 2014
  • "Swift Transport versus Information Gathering: Telemedicine and New Tensions in the Ambulance Service" (with Tobias Samuelsson), Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 42(6), 2013: 722-744
  • "The making of a risk object: AIDS, gay citizenship and the meaning of blood donation in Sweden in the early 1980s", Sociology of Health and Illness, 33 (3), 2011: 384–398
  • "Crossing boundaries and maintaining differences between school and industry: forms of boundary-work in Swedish vocational education", Journal of Education and Work, 23 (1), 2010, 27–42
  • “Introduction” (with Ericka Johnson) in Ericka Johnsson and Boel Berner (eds.) Technology and Medical Practice. Blood, Guts and Machines, London: Ashgate Publishers, 2010, pp 1–7, 9–11, 75–78, 141–143. .
  • “(Dis)connecting bodies: Blood donation and technical change, Sweden 1915–1950”, in Ericka Johnsson and Boel Berner (eds.) Technology and Medical Practice. Blood, Guts and Machines, London: Ashgate Publishers, 2010, 179-201.
  • “Learning Control: Sense-Making, CNC Machines, and Changes in Vocational Training for Industrial Work”, Vocations and Learning, 2009, 2 (3), 2009: 177-194
  • “Working Knowledge as Performance. On the Practical Understanding of Machines”, Work, Employment, and Society , 2008, 22 (2), 319–336
  • “Understanding ‘the Contaminated Blood Affair’. Lessons from Cross-National Comparisons”, Health, Risk and Society, 2007, vol 9 (1): 105-112
  • “Rationalizing Technical Work: Visions and Realities of the “Systematic Drawing Office” in Sweden 1890–1940, Technology and Culture, 2007, vol 48 (1): 20-42.
  • ”Constructing risk and safety in technological practice: An introduction” (med Jane Summerton), i Summerton, Jane & Berner, Boel (red.) Constructing Risk and Safety in Technological Practice, Routledge, London, 2003, 1-23
  • ”L’Ingénieur ou le génie du mâle: masculinité et enseignement technique au tournant du XXe siècle” in Garday, D & Chabaud-Rychter, D (eds.) L’engendrement des choses. Des hommes, des femmes et des techniques, Ed. des Archives Contemporaines, Paris 2002, 157-172
  • “Housewives’ Films and the Modern Housewife. Experts, Users and Household Modernization. Sweden in the 1950s and 60s” History and Technology, vol 18 (3), 2002, 155-179
  • ”Understanding Gender and Organizations & Gender, Symbolism and Organizational Cultures”(Review) Scandinavian Journal of Management, vol 17(2001), 397-407
  • "Handling Ethical Dilemmas in Everyday Engineering Work", in Goujon, P & Hériard Dubreuil, B (eds) Technology and Ethics. A European quest for responsible engineering, Peeters, 2001, 185-205
  • "The Meaning of Cleaning: Producing Harmony and Hygiene in the Home", in Levin, Miriam (red.) Consciousness and Control, Harwood Publishers, 2000, 81-111
  • ”Women Engineers and the Transformation of the Engineering Profession in Sweden Today”, Knowledge and Society, volume 12, 2000, 293-318
  • ”Le Livre Blanc: une enquête féministe” (avec Elisabeth Elgán), in Berner, Boel, Elgán, Elisabeth & Heinen, Jacqueline (red.) Suède: L’égalité des sexes en question, Les Cahiers du Genre no 27, L’Harmattan, Paris, 2000, 5-31
  • ”Educating Men: Women and the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology, 1880-1930”, in Canel, Annie, Oldenziel, Ruth & Zachmann, Karin (red.) Crossing Boundaries, Building Bridges: Comparing the History of Women Engineers, 1870s-1990s, Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000, 75-102
  • ”Structural Change and Social Action in Sub-Saharan Africa: an Introduction” (with Per Trulsson), in Berner, Boel & Trulsson, Per (eds.) Manoeuvering in an Environment of Uncertainty. Structural Change and Social Action in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ashgate Publishers, London, 2000, 3-28
  • ”Manoeuvring in Uncertainty: On Agency, Strategies and Negotiations” in Berner, Boel & Trulsson, Per (eds.) Manoeuvering in an Environment of Uncertainty. Structural Change and Social Action in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ashgate Publishers, London, 2000, 277-309
  • “La rêve ouvrier de devenir ingénieur”, in Claude Dubar & Charles Gadea (eds.) La promotion sociale en France, Presses Universitaires de Septentrion, Lille, 1999, 71-96
  • ”The Worker's Dream of Becoming an Engineer”, History and Technology, 1999, vol 15: 345-372
  • ”The Meaning of Cleaning: The Creation of Harmony and Hygiene in the Home”, History and Technology, 1998, vol 14: 267-306
  • ”Explaining Exclusion. Women and Swedish Engineering Education from the 1890s to the 1920s”, History and Technology, 1997, vol 14: 7-29
  • ”L'ingénieur ou le génie du mâle: Masculinité et enseignement technique au tournant du vingtième siècle”, Cahiers du GEDISST, 1997, nr 19: 7-26
  • “Introduction: Doing Feminist Research on Technology and Society” in B.Berner (ed.).Gendered Practices. Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1997, 9-16
  • ”Looking for Mister Engineer. Understanding Masculinity and Technology at two Fin de Siècles” (with Ulf Mellström), in B.Berner (ed.) Gendered Practices. Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1997, 39-68
  • “Professional or Wage Worker? Engineers and Economic Transformation in Sweden” in Peter Meiksins & Chris Smith (eds.) Engineering Labour. Technical Workers in Comparative Perspective, Verso, London, 1996, 168-195
     


 

 

 

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