Christopher M. Kelty Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software and the Internet Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.


Kelty, C.M. and Seth Erickson (2015). “The Durability of Software” in I. Kaldrack and M. Leeker There is no Software, there are only Services, Lüneburg, Germany: Meson Press.

Kelty, C. (2014). “The Fog of Freedom“. In Gillespie, T., Foot, K., and Boczkowski, P., editors, Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

Currie, M., Kelty, C., and Murillo, L. F. R. (2013). “Free software trajectories: From organized publics to formal social enterprises?Journal of Peer Production, 1(3).

Kelty, C. M. (2013b). “There is no free software.” Journal of Peer Production, 1(3).

Kelty, C. (2012b). From participation to power. In Delwiche, A. and Henderson, J., editors, The Participatory
Cultures Handbook. Routledge, New York and London.

Kelty, Christopher M. (2012). “This is not an article: Model organism newsletters and the question of ‘open science.‘” Biosocieties 7(2):140-168. (pdf)

Fish, A., Murillo, L. F. R., Nguyen, L., Panofsky, A. & Kelty, C. M. (2011). Birds of the Internet: Towards a field guide to the organization and governance of participation. Journal of Cultural Economy, 4(2), 157-187. doi:10.1080/17530350.2011.563069. [PDF]

Christopher M. Kelty “Afterword:: Recompiling,” Criticism 53(3):471-480, Summer 2011 (Edited by Antonio Cerasa and Jeff Pruchnic).

Christopher M. Kelty “Logical Instruments: Regular Expressions, Artificial Intelligence, and Thinking about thinking,” in The Search for a Theory of Cognition: Early Mechanisms and New Ideas, ed. Stefano Franchi and Francesco Bianchini, Amsterdam, New York:Rodopi Publishers, (2011).

Christopher M. Kelty “Introduction: Culture In, Culture Out,” Anthropological Quarterly 83, no. 1 (2010): 7-16.

Christopher M. Kelty “Geeks, Internets, and Recursive Publics,” Cultural Anthropology 20, no. 2 (Summer 2005). DOI 10.1525/can.2005.20.2.185

Christopher M. Kelty “Inventing Copyleft,” in Contexts of Invention, ed. Mario Biagioli, Peter Jaszi, and Martha Woodmansee, Chicago: University of Chicago, 2010.

Cafer Yavuz et al., “Pollution magnet: nano-magnetite for arsenic removal from drinking water,” Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 32(4):327-334, Auguest, 2010.

Elise McCarthy and Christopher M. Kelty, “Responsibility and nanotechnology,” Social Studies of Science 40, no. 3 (June 1, 2010): 405-432. DOI: 10.1177/0306312709351762

Kelty, Christopher M. “Responsibility: McKeon and Ricoeur,” ARC Working Paper #12, May 2008.

M. Lounsbury et al., “Towards Open Source Nano: Arsenic Removal and Alternative Models of Technology Transfer,” JAI Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth 19 (2009): 51-78. DOI: 10.1108/S1048-4736(2009)0000019003

Christopher M. Kelty “Beyond Implications and Applications: the Story of ‘Safety by Design’,” NanoEthics 3, no. 2 (2009): 79-96. DOI 10.1007/s11569-009-0066-y

Hannah Landecker and Christopher M. Kelty “Ten Thousand Journal Articles Later: Ethnography of “The Literature” in Science,” Empira: Revista de Metodologia de Ciencias Sociales, no. 18 (December 2009): 173-191.

Christopher M. Kelty “Conceiving Open Systems,” Journal of Law & Policy 30 (2009): 139.

Christopher M. Kelty Allotropes of Fieldwork in Nanotechnology (2008). In Emerging Conceptual, Ethical and Policy Issues in Bionanotechnology, p. 157-180. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-8649-6_10.

C. M. Kelty, C. S Burrus, and R. G Baraniuk, “Peer Review Anew: Three Principles and a Case Study in Postpublication Quality Assurance,” Proceedings of the IEEE 96 (2008): 1000-1011. DOI 10.1109/JPROC.2008.921613

Christopher M. Kelty “Anthropology in/of Circulation: a discussion,” Cultural Anthropology 23, no. 3 (2008). 10.1111/j.1548-1360.2008.00018.x

Christopher M. Kelty “Collaboration, Coordination and Composition: Fieldwork after the Internet,” in Fieldwork isn’t what it used to be, ed. James Faubion and George Marcus (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2008).

Christopher M. Kelty The Ethics and Politics of Nanotechnology (Paris: UNESCO, 2006).

Christopher M. Kelty “Free Science” in Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software ed. Feller MIT Press 2005.

Christopher M. Kelty “Trust Among the Algorithms” in CODE: Collaborative Ownership in the Digital Economy ed. Rishab Ayer Ghosh MIT Press 2005.

Christopher M. Kelty “Culture’s Open Sources” and “Punt to Culture” in Anthropological Quarterly 77(3) Summer 2004. (licensed under a Creative Commons License by AQ)

Hannah Landecker and Christopher M. Kelty “A Theory of Animation: Cells, Film and L-Systems” Grey Room Vol. 17 Fall 2004.

Christopher M. Kelty Free Software/Free Science, First Monday,December 2001