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    Critically evaluating collaborative research: Why is it difficult to extend truth tests to reality tests?
    with Simon Smith and Jiří Kabele
    Social Science Information 53 (3): 374-402. 2014.
    We argue that critical evaluation achieves the reflexivity needed to facilitate collaboration by proposing boundary-negotiating artefacts to configure a joint action domain. Those objects become mediators for innovation by triggering controversies, conceived preventatively via an organized extension of what Boltanski calls ‘truth tests’ to ‘reality tests’ so that they dynamize ongoing affairs. However, critical evaluation must also anticipate actors’ reappropriation of boundary-negotiating artef…Read more