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As we move through our modern world, the phenomenon we call knowledge is always involved. Whether we talk of know-how, technology, innovation, politics or education, it is the concept of knowledge that ties them all together. But despite its ubiquity as a modern trope we seldom encounter knowledge in itself. How is it produced, where does it reside, and who owns it? Is knowledge always beneficial, will we know all there is to know at some point in the future, and does knowledge really equal power? This book pursues an original approach to this concept that seems to define so many aspects of modern societies. It explores the topic from a distinctly sociological perspective, and traces the many ways that knowledge is woven into the very fabric of modern society.

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9781138685673 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, September 19, 2016), cover price $145.00

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9781138685680 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, September 19, 2016), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: As we move through our modern world, the phenomenon we call knowledge is always involved.

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Product Description: Knowledge and Practice in Business and Organisations contributes to scholarly understanding of knowledge and practice, mapping the conceptual terrain, providing a critical review of debates in the field and setting out key theoretical perspectives...read more
By Bonnie Hacking (editor)

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9781138940857 | Routledge, April 26, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Knowledge and Practice in Business and Organisations contributes to scholarly understanding of knowledge and practice, mapping the conceptual terrain, providing a critical review of debates in the field and setting out key theoretical perspectives.

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Product Description: How has technology changed what it means to be human and to be a member of a human society? How has technology changed the way we acquire knowledge of the world we inhabit? In light of these changes and the direction we are moving, how should the pursuit of knowledge be organized? Social Epistemology and Technology provides insights into such questions relating to public self-awareness regarding technology...read more
By Frank Scalambrino (editor)

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9781783485321 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 16, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: How has technology changed what it means to be human and to be a member of a human society?

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9781783485338 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 15, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book examines the social epistemological issues relating to technology for the sake of providing insights toward public selfawareness and informing matters of education, policy, and public deliberation.

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Product Description: Of all the things we do and say, most will never be repeated or reproduced. Once in a while, however, an idea or a practice generates a chain of transmission that covers more distance through space and time than any individual person ever could...read more

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9780190210496 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 30, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Of all the things we do and say, most will never be repeated or reproduced.

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9780190210502 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 30, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Of all the things we do and say, most will never be repeated or reproduced.

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Product Description: Susan Leigh Star (1954--2010) was one of the most influential science studies scholars of the last several decades. In her work, Star highlighted the messy practices of discovering science, asking hard questions about the marginalizing as well as the liberating powers of science and technology...read more
By Ellen Balka (editor)

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9780262029742 | 1 edition (Mit Pr, February 26, 2016), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: The multifaceted work of the late Susan Leigh Star is explored through a selection of her writings and essays by friends and colleagues.

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9780262528085 | Mit Pr, February 26, 2016, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Susan Leigh Star (1954--2010) was one of the most influential science studies scholars of the last several decades.
9780523411651, titled "Once a Catholic" | St Martins Pr, June 1, 1981, cover price $2.25 | also contains Once a Catholic | About this edition: Once a Catholic
9780523411774, titled "Can't Stop the Music" | Pinnacle Books, December 1, 1980, cover price $7.50 | also contains Can''t Stop the Music | About this edition: Paperback photoplay edition.

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Product Description: The Future of Social Epistemology: A Collective Vision sets an agenda for exploring the future of what we – human beings reimagining our selves and our society – want, need and ought to know. The book examines, concretely, practically and speculatively, key ideas such as the public conduct of philosophy, models for extending and distributing knowledge, the interplay among individuals and groups, risk taking and the welfare state, and envisioning people and societies remade through the breakneck pace of scientific and technological change...read more
By James H. Collier (editor)

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9781783482658 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 11, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The Future of Social Epistemology: A Collective Vision sets an agenda for exploring the future of what we – human beings reimagining our selves and our society – want, need and ought to know.

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9781783482665 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 2, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The Future of Social Epistemology: A Collective Vision sets an agenda for exploring the future of what we – human beings reimagining our selves and our society – want, need and ought to know.

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Product Description: This book presents a new way for educators at all levels - from early years to university - to think about curriculum priorities. It focuses on the curriculum as a form of specialised knowledge, optimally designed to enable students to gain access to the best knowledge available in any field...read more

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9781138814929 | Routledge, September 8, 2015, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: This book presents a new way for educators at all levels - from early years to university - to think about curriculum priorities.

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Product Description: Combining rich personal accounts from twelve veteran anthropologists with reflexive analyses of the state of anthropology today, this book is a treatise on theory and method offering fresh insights into the production of anthropological knowledge, from the creation of key concepts to major paradigm shifts...read more
By Susanna Trnka (editor)

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9780857458469 | Berghahn Books, May 1, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Combining rich personal accounts from twelve veteran anthropologists with reflexive analyses of the state of anthropology today, this book is a treatise on theory and method offering fresh insights into the production of anthropological knowledge, from the creation of key concepts to major paradigm shifts.

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9781782380429 | Reprint edition (Berghahn Books, September 17, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Combining rich personal accounts from twelve veteran anthropologists with reflexive analyses of the state of anthropology today, this book is a treatise on theory and method offering fresh insights into the production of anthropological knowledge, from the creation of key concepts to major paradigm shifts.

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Product Description: Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the distribution and strategic use of not knowing...read more
By Linsey Mcgoey (editor)

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9780415718967 | Routledge, June 1, 2015, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the distribution and strategic use of not knowing.

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Product Description: This book examines the development of opposed Nationalist and Unionists identities as products of different economies, symbolically represented in religious differences, that impelled conflicting cultures and ideals of best interest that were fundamentally incompatible within a single identity...read more

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9781137442581 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 5, 2015, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This book examines the development of opposed Nationalist and Unionists identities as products of different economies, symbolically represented in religious differences, that impelled conflicting cultures and ideals of best interest that were fundamentally incompatible within a single identity.

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Product Description: This volume in the Political Theory and Contemporary Philosophy series extends democracy to knowledge in two ways. First, it argues that the issues science seeks to clarify are relevant for all citizens. Second, it explains that the fundamental problems faced by any democracy, such as the economic crisis, are not so much problems of political will as cognitive failures that must be resolved through both a greater knowledge of the realities over which we govern and a fine-tuning of the tools of governance...read more
By Sandra Kingery (trans)

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9781623562755 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 4, 2013, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This volume in the Political Theory and Contemporary Philosophy series extends democracy to knowledge in two ways.

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9781501302787 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 29, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This volume in the Political Theory and Contemporary Philosophy series extends democracy to knowledge in two ways.

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Product Description: Inspired by the work of world-renowned anthropologist Marilyn Strathern, this collection of essays features contributions from a range of internationally recognized scholars – including Strathern herself – which examine a range of methodologies and approaches to the anthropology of knowledge...read more
By Lisette Josephides (editor)

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9780857855374 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 31, 2015, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: Inspired by the work of world-renowned anthropologist Marilyn Strathern, this collection of essays features contributions from a range of internationally recognized scholars – including Strathern herself – which examine a range of methodologies and approaches to the anthropology of knowledge.

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9780857855442 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 31, 2015, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Inspired by the work of world-renowned anthropologist Marilyn Strathern, this collection of essays features contributions from a range of internationally recognized scholars – including Strathern herself – which examine a range of methodologies and approaches to the anthropology of knowledge.

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Product Description: Heralding a push for higher education to adopt a more global perspective, the term "globalizing knowledge" is today a popular catchphrase among academics and their circles. The complications and consequences of this desire for greater worldliness, however, are rarely considered critically...read more

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9780804792363 | Stanford Univ Pr, December 10, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Heralding a push for higher education to adopt a more global perspective, the term "globalizing knowledge" is today a popular catchphrase among academics and their circles.

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9780804793438 | Stanford Univ Pr, December 10, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Heralding a push for higher education to adopt a more global perspective, the term "globalizing knowledge" is today a popular catchphrase among academics and their circles.

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This book explores the concept of 'cognitive injustice': the failure to recognise the different ways of knowing by which people across the globe run their lives and provide meaning to their existence. Boaventura de Sousa Santos shows why global social justice is not possible without global cognitive justice. Santos argues that Western domination has profoundly marginalised knowledge and wisdom that had been in existence in the global South. She contends that today it is imperative to recover and valorize the epistemological diversity of the world. Epistemologies of the South outlines a new kind of bottom-up cosmopolitanism, in which conviviality, solidarity and life triumph against the logic of market-ridden greed and individualism.

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9781612055442 | Paradigm Pub, December 30, 2013, cover price $194.95 | About this edition: This book explores the concept of 'cognitive injustice': the failure to recognise the different ways of knowing by which people across the globe run their lives and provide meaning to their existence.

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9781612055459 | Paradigm Pub, October 13, 2014, cover price $34.95 | also contains Epistemologies of the South: Justice Against Epistemicide

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Product Description: In this book, Stehr and Grundmann outline the theoretical significance and practical importance of the growing stratum of experts, counsellors and advisors in contemporary society, and claim that the growing spectrum of knowledge-based occupations has led to the pluralisation of expertise...read more

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9780415608039 | Routledge, April 5, 2011, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: In this book, Stehr and Grundmann outline the theoretical significance and practical importance of the growing stratum of experts, counsellors and advisors in contemporary society, and claim that the growing spectrum of knowledge-based occupations has led to the pluralisation of expertise.

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9781138822917 | Routledge, November 10, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: In this book, Stehr and Grundmann outline the theoretical significance and practical importance of the growing stratum of experts, counsellors and advisors in contemporary society, and claim that the growing spectrum of knowledge-based occupations has led to the pluralisation of expertise.

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Product Description: Most of our knowledge is acquired by discourse, and our ability to produce and understand discourse is impossible without the activation of massive amounts of knowledge of the world. Both 'discourse' and 'knowledge' are fundamental concepts of the humanities and social sciences, but they are often treated separately...read more

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9781107071247 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 22, 2014, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Most of our knowledge is acquired by discourse, and our ability to produce and understand discourse is impossible without the activation of massive amounts of knowledge of the world.

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9781107416550 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 22, 2014, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Most of our knowledge is acquired by discourse, and our ability to produce and understand discourse is impossible without the activation of massive amounts of knowledge of the world.

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Product Description: This book analyzes Talcott Parsons’ largest-scale effort to overcome the relativism and subjectivism of the social sciences. Harold J. Bershady sets forth Parsons’ version of the characteristics desirable for social knowledge, showing that Parsons deems the relativistic and subjectivistic arguments as powerful challenges to the validity of social knowledge...read more

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9781412853682 | Reprint edition (Transaction Pub, August 6, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book analyzes Talcott Parsons’ largest-scale effort to overcome the relativism and subjectivism of the social sciences.

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Product Description: Increasingly in the public discourse there are references to the knowledge economy, knowledge society, knowledge workers and knowledge organisations. The argument is that knowledge is becoming the main economic resource, replacing the natural resources that drove the industrial revolution...read more

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9781472423436 | Gower Pub Co, June 28, 2014, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Increasingly in the public discourse there are references to the knowledge economy, knowledge society, knowledge workers and knowledge organisations.

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Product Description: Almost everything we do is based on our knowledge of the world around us: how we dress in the morning, how we go about our work, how we interact with other people – all these things rest on our understanding of how we know life. Knowledge might be seen as the most central as well as the most under-researched trait of social life: we mainly think of knowledge as either technical (scientific knowledge) or formal (as bestowed by academic education)...read more

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9781138014497 | Routledge, June 20, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Almost everything we do is based on our knowledge of the world around us: how we dress in the morning, how we go about our work, how we interact with other people – all these things rest on our understanding of how we know life.

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9781138014503 | Routledge, June 6, 2014, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Almost everything we do is based on our knowledge of the world around us: how we dress in the morning, how we go about our work, how we interact with other people – all these things rest on our understanding of how we know life.

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Product Description: It has long been recognised that specialised knowledge is at the core of what distinguishes professions from other occupations. The privileged status of professions in most countries, however, together with their claims to autonomy and access to specialised knowledge, is being increasingly challenged both by market pressures and by new instruments of accountability and regulation...read more
By Johan Muller (editor) and Michael Young (editor)

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9780415713900 | Routledge, April 28, 2014, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: It has long been recognised that specialised knowledge is at the core of what distinguishes professions from other occupations.

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9780415713917 | Routledge, April 24, 2014, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: It has long been recognised that specialised knowledge is at the core of what distinguishes professions from other occupations.

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Product Description: Epinets presents a new way to think about social networks, which focuses on the knowledge that underlies our social interactions. Guiding readers through the web of beliefs that networked individuals have about each other and probing into what others think, this book illuminates the deeper character and influence of relationships among social network participants...read more

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9780804777919 | Stanford Univ Pr, March 5, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Epinets presents a new way to think about social networks, which focuses on the knowledge that underlies our social interactions.

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9780804795289 | Reprint edition (Stanford Univ Pr, February 1, 2015), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Epinets presents a new way to think about social networks, which focuses on the knowledge that underlies our social interactions.

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Product Description: First Published in 1980, Manfred S. Frings’ translation of Problems of a Sociology of Knowledge makes available Max Scheler’s important work in sociological theory to the English-speaking world. The book presents the thinker’s views on man’s condition in the twentieth-century and places it in a broader context of human history...read more

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9780710003027 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, January 1, 1980, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Book by Scheler, Max

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9780415628402 | Reissue edition (Routledge, December 16, 2013), cover price $54.95 | also contains Problems of a Sociology of Knowledge | About this edition: First Published in 1980, Manfred S.

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Product Description: In the past four decades, transdisciplinarity has gained conceptual and practical traction for its transformative value in accounting for the complex challenges besetting humankind, including social relations and natural ecosystems...read more

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9781920655334 | Ste Pub, February 1, 2014, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: In the past four decades, transdisciplinarity has gained conceptual and practical traction for its transformative value in accounting for the complex challenges besetting humankind, including social relations and natural ecosystems.

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