States of Knowledge
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States of Knowledge

The Co-production of Science and the Social Order
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ISBN-13:
9780415403290
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
17.05.2006
Seiten:
332
Gewicht:
504 g
Format:
234x156x20 mm
Serie:
International Library of Sociology
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
The field of science and technology studies has made considerable progress toward illuminating the relationship between scientific knowledge and political power. This book offers a collection of essays by leading scholars, showing how scientific knowledge embeds, and is embedded, in social identities, institutions, representations and discourses.
Notes on contributors Acknowledgements 1. The Idiom of Co-production Sheila Jasanoff 2. Ordering Knowledge, Ordering Society Sheila Jasanoff 3. Climate Science and the Making of a Global Political Order Clark A. Miller 4. Co-producing CITES and the African Elephant Charis Thompson 5. Knowledge and Political Order in the European Environment Agency Claire Waterton and Brian Wynne 6. Plants, Power and Development: Founding the Imperial Department of Agriculture for the West Indies, 1880-1914 William K. Storey 7. Mapping Systems and Moral Order: Constituting property in genome laboratories Stephen Hilgartner 8. Patients and Scientists in French Muscular Dystrophy Research Vololona Rabeharisoa and Michel Callon 9. Circumscribing Expertise: Membership categories in courtroom testimony Michael Lynch 10. The Science of Merit and the Merit of Science: Mental order and social order in early twentieth-century France and America John Carson 11. Mysteries of State, Mysteries of Nature: Authority, knowledge and expertise in the seventeenth century Peter Dear 12. Reconstructing Sociotechnical Order: Vannevar Bush and US science policy Michael Aaron Dennis 13. Science and the Political Imagination in Contemporary Democracies Yaron Ezrah 14. Afterword Sheila Jasanoff References Index
The field of science and technology studies has made considerable progress toward illuminating the relationship between scientific knowledge and political power. This book offers a collection of essays by leading scholars, showing how scientific knowledge embeds, and is embedded, in social identities, institutions, representations and discourses.

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