SCOT approach application assignment
This assignment requires that you apply the SCOT approach to analyze the social construction and demise of the Electric Vehicle 1 as depicted in the documentary Who Killed the Electric Car?
Answer the following four questions:
- What is a relevant social group? What are the RSGs involved in the story told by the documentary? (10pts: 4pts for definition, 6pts for application)
- What is interpretive flexibility? How did each RSG interpret the EV1? (15pts: 4pts for definition, 11pts for application)
- What is a technological frame? Identify the main (identifiable) elements of each RSG’s TF. (20pts: 4pts for definition, 16pts for application)
- What is the documentary reminding us about the concept of closure? (5pts: 3pts for
definition, 2pts for application)