This book uniquely illustrates the key concepts and issues involved with recent examples drawn from empirical research, highlighting the practical relevance of difficult theoretical and philosophical concepts to the way in which we think and talk about knowledge both in an everyday and in an academic/ sociological context.
1. What is the Problem with Knowledge? Knowledge is…
2. Classification as Revelation
3. Whose Truth will Rule?
4. Is Objectivity Possible?
5. Just Words.
6. Alternative Hierarchies of Knowledge
7. Knowledge and Knowing
8. Open Construction