Sociology: Sociology of Knowledge

  • 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

    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

    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

  • The World Multiple: The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds book cover

    The World Multiple

    The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds

    Edited by Kei'ichi Omura, Grant Otsuki, Shiho Satsuka, Atsuro Morita

    The World Multiple, as a collection, is an ambitious ethnographic experiment in understanding how the world is experienced and generated in multiple ways through people’s everyday practices. Against the dominant assumption that the world is a single universal reality that can only be known by…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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

    Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity

    S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society

    By Stavit Sinai

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

  • 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

    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 – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Epistemic Freedom in Africa: Deprovincialization and Decolonization book cover

    Epistemic Freedom in Africa

    Deprovincialization and Decolonization

    By Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni

    Epistemic Freedom in Africa is about the struggle for African people to think, theorize, interpret the world and write from where they are located, unencumbered by Eurocentrism. The imperial denial of common humanity to some human beings meant that in turn their knowledges and experiences lost…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

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

    Transformation and Empowerment through Education

    Reconstructing our Relationship with Education

    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

    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

  • Europe’s New Scientific Elite: Social Mechanisms of Science in the European Research Area book cover

    Europe’s New Scientific Elite

    Social Mechanisms of Science in the European Research Area

    By Barbara Hoenig

    This book examines the question of whether the process of European integration in research funding has led to new forms of oligarchization and elite formation in the European Research Area. Based on a study of the European Research Council (ERC), the author investigates profound structural change…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16 
    Routledge
    Public Intellectuals and the Sociology of Knowledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology

    Edited by Aaron Zimmerman, Karen Jones, Mark Timmons

    The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology brings together philosophers, cognitive scientists, developmental and evolutionary psychologists, animal ethologists, intellectual historians, and educators to provide the most comprehensive analysis of the prospects for moral knowledge ever assembled in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Social Constructivism as Paradigm?: The Legacy of The Social Construction of Reality book cover

    Social Constructivism as Paradigm?

    The Legacy of The Social Construction of Reality

    Edited by Michaela Pfadenhauer, Hubert Knoblauch

    Social constructivism is one of the most prominent theoretical approaches in the social sciences. This volume celebrates the 50th anniversary of its first formulation in Peter Berger and Luckmann’s classic foundational text, The Social Construction of Reality. Addressing the work’s contribution to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge
    Knowledge, Communication and Society

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