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

    The transnational industry surrounding assisted reproductive technology and regenerative medicine is based on the unacknowledged labour of gamete providers, surrogates, and research subjects; and benefits from low labour costs in ‘enabling’ sectors such as logistics and transport. This finding…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • 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

    Sociology, emerging in the 19th century as the study of national societies, is the intellectual product of its time, power relations and social imaginaries. As a discursive practice that was enmeshed in the meta-narratives of modernity, the discipline of sociology bears the inherent capacity to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • 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 social and political issue because of its capacity to reconfigure relationships between states, subjects, and citizens. This book explores how data has acquired such an important capacity and examines how critical interventions in its uses in both theory and practice are possible.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Political Sociology

  • Peter Berger on Modernization and Modernity: An Unvarnished Overview book cover

    Peter Berger on Modernization and Modernity

    An Unvarnished Overview, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bickel

    With particular attention to his work on modernization and modernity as construed by a sociologist of knowledge, this book offers a sympathetic exposition and evaluation of Peter Berger’s work as one of the world’s most accomplished and influential sociologists. In the context of an examination of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 twentieth 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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22 
    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

  • Knowing and Not Knowing: Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning book cover

    Knowing and Not Knowing

    Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Lapping, Tamara Bibby

    The social world is saturated with powerful formations of knowledge that colonise individual and institutional identities. Some knowledge emerges as legitimised and authoritative; other knowledge is resisted or repressed. Psychosocial approaches highlight the unstable basis of knowledge, learning…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • 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 – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

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