Sociology: Sociology of Knowledge

  • The Reproductive Body at Work: The South African Bioeconomy of Egg Donation book cover

    The Reproductive Body at Work

    The South African Bioeconomy of Egg Donation, 1st Edition

    By Verena Namberger

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Data Politics: Worlds, Subjects, Rights book cover

    Data Politics

    Worlds, Subjects, Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Didier Bigo, Engin F. Isin, Evelyn Ruppert

    Data has become a major object of struggle over meanings, production, uses, and abuses giving rise to political and intellectual questions about the ways in which it is vested with certain powers, influence, and rationalities. Data Politics: Worlds, Subjects, Rights explores the ways in which data…

    Paperback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Political Sociology

  • Science In Society: An Introduction to Social Studies of Science book cover

    Science In Society

    An Introduction to Social Studies of Science, 2nd Edition

    By Massimiano Bucchi

    The world around us is continually being shaped by science, and by society’s relationship to it. In recent years sociologists have been increasingly preoccupied with the latter, and now in this fascinating book, Massimiano Bucchi provides a brief introduction to this topical issue. Bucchi provides…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • American Social Theory book cover

    American Social Theory

    1st Edition

    By Charles Lemert

    Due to the importance of philosophy in the Enlightenment, European social theory has dominated discourses of theory to the present day. Yet, looking deeper, Americans have made important contributions from very different social and cultural perspectives. Drawing from Euro and American traditions…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Studying Science: Knowledge, Language and Pedagogy book cover

    Studying Science

    Knowledge, Language and Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karl Maton

    Science education research has contributed to understanding the pre-scientific conceptions and motivation that students bring to learning science, but what they are learning – the pedagogic discourse of science – has received less attention. This book addresses this gap by using Legitimation Code…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Legitimation Code Theory

  • Decolonising Intercultural Education: Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue book cover

    Decolonising Intercultural Education

    Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Robert Aman

    At the centre of Decolonising Intercultural Education is a simple yet fundamental question: is it possible to learn from the Other? This book argues that many recent efforts to theorise interculturality restrict themselves to a variety of interpretations within a Western framework of knowledge,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Impressionable Biologies: From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics book cover

    Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics, 1st Edition

    By Maurizio Meloni

    During the 20th century, genes were considered the controlling force of life processes, and the transfer of DNA the definitive explanation for biological heredity. Such views shaped the politics of human heredity: in the eugenic era, controlling heredity meant intervening in the distribution of ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation book cover

    Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation

    1st Edition

    By Claudia Derichs

    Whereas Area Studies and cross-border cooperation research conventionally demarcates groups of people by geographical boundaries, individuals might in fact feel more connected by shared values and principles than by conventional spatial dimensions. Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity: S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society book cover

    Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity

    S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society, 1st Edition

    By Stavit Sinai

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge: Historical Essays book cover

    Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge

    Historical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by William F. Bynum, Stephen Lock, Roy Porter

    Originally published in 1992 Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge examines both broad developments in print and media and the practice of particular journals such as the British Medical Journal. The book is the first study to address these questions and to examine the impact of regular news on…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Transformation and Empowerment through Education: Reconstructing our Relationship with Education book cover

    Transformation and Empowerment through Education

    Reconstructing our Relationship with Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raqib Chowdhury

    Transformation and Empowerment through Education challenges the normalisation of Western discourses as the optimal choice for empowering education. The book aims to reconstruct our relationship with education and employs contemporary theories in order to understand some of the most persistent…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Orientalism, Zionism and Academic Practice: Middle East and Islam Studies in Israeli Universities book cover

    Orientalism, Zionism and Academic Practice

    Middle East and Islam Studies in Israeli Universities, 1st Edition

    By Eyal Clyne

    Orientalism, Zionism and Academic Practice explores the field of Israeli Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS) sociologically and politically, as a window onto the relationship between Orientalism, Zionism and academia. The book draws special attention to neoliberal discourse and praxis in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

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