search for books and compare prices
knowledge sociology matches 62 work(s)
< previous 25 | displaying 26 to 50 | next 12 >
Jump to start at |
Cover for 9781403942432 Cover for 9781412849890 Cover for 9780415840798 Cover for 9780198090465 Cover for 9780226017464 Cover for 9780226017631 Cover for 9780199929023 Cover for 9780199929047 Cover for 9789004211025 Cover for 9781608462414 Cover for 9781119944768 Cover for 9780814292877 Cover for 9780814211885 Cover for 9780857932846 Cover for 9782503532332 Cover for 9780739146187 Cover for 9781605292175 Cover for 9781107009684 Cover for 9780226092089 Cover for 9780226092096 Cover for 9780226706733 Cover for 9780226706740 Cover for 9780521859691 Cover for 9780521296939 Cover for 9780745649634 Cover for 9780745649641 Cover for 9781444338676 Cover for 9781412811026 Cover for 9780415582094 Cover for 9780415615815 Cover for 9780415615822 Cover for 9780415497107
cover image for 9781412849890
Product Description: A classical sociologist can be defined as someone whose "works occupied a central position among the sociological ideas and notions of an era." Following this criterion, Michaela Pfadenhauer demonstrates the relevance of Peter L. Berger’s work to the sociology of knowledge...read more

Hardcover:

9781412849890 | Transaction Pub, August 22, 2013, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A classical sociologist can be defined as someone whose "works occupied a central position among the sociological ideas and notions of an era.

cover image for 9780415840798
Product Description: This book examines the circulation of knowledge within globalization, focusing on the differences between centers and peripheries of knowledge production in the social sciences. It explores not only how knowledge is appropriated in peripheral fields but also how foreign ideas shape those fields and the trajectories of scholars, and uses actor-network theory to explain circulation of knowledge as an extension of socio-technical networks that transcend borders...read more

Hardcover:

9780415840798 | Routledge, October 8, 2013, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book examines the circulation of knowledge within globalization, focusing on the differences between centers and peripheries of knowledge production in the social sciences.

cover image for 9780198090465
Product Description: In this book, the author emphasizes the importance of contextualization and discusses the controversy regarding data collection techniques among sociologists and social anthropologists. He argues that there is an organic relationship between the nature of the themes studied and the methods invoked; the nature and characteristics of the universe studied and the methods employed; and that no method is inherently superior or inferior but they are contextually relevant or irrelevant...read more

Hardcover:

9780198090465 | Revised edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 29, 2013), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In this book, the author emphasizes the importance of contextualization and discusses the controversy regarding data collection techniques among sociologists and social anthropologists.

cover image for 9780226017464
Product Description: Vomiting. Diarrhea. Dehydration. Death. Confusion. In 1832, the arrival of cholera in the United States created widespread panic throughout the country. For the rest of the century, epidemics swept through American cities and towns like wildfire, killing thousands...read more

Hardcover:

9780226017464 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 11, 2013, cover price $97.00 | About this edition: Vomiting.

Paperback:

9780226017631 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 10, 2013, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Vomiting.
9780295962962, titled "Indian Lives" | Milwaukee Public Museum, August 1, 1985, cover price $7.95 | also contains Indian Lives

cover image for 9780199929023
Product Description: This book explores the epistemic side of oppression, focusing on racial and sexual oppression and their interconnections. It elucidates how social insensitivities and imposed silences prevent members of different groups from interacting epistemically in fruitful ways--from listening to each other, learning from each other, and mutually enriching each other's perspectives...read more

Hardcover:

9780199929023 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 19, 2012, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This book explores the epistemic side of oppression, focusing on racial and sexual oppression and their interconnections.

Paperback:

9780199929047 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 19, 2012, cover price $38.95

cover image for 9781608462414
Product Description: The Age of Knowledge emphasizes that the ongoing transformations of knowledge, both within universities and for society more generally, must be understood as a reflection of the larger changes in the constitutive social structures within which they are invariably produced, translated, and reproduced...read more
By Henry Etzkowitz (editor)

Hardcover:

9789004211025, titled "The Age of Knowledge: The Dynamics of Universities, Knowledge and Society" | Brill Academic Pub, October 31, 2011, cover price $136.00 | About this edition: The Age of Knowledge emphasizes that the ongoing transformations of knowledge, both within universities and for society more generally, must be understood as a reflection of the larger changes in the constitutive social structures within which they are invariably produced, translated and reproduced.

Paperback:

9781608462414, titled "The Age of Knowledge: The Dynamics of Universities, Knowledge, and Society" | Reprint edition (Haymarket Books, February 23, 2013), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The Age of Knowledge emphasizes that the ongoing transformations of knowledge, both within universities and for society more generally, must be understood as a reflection of the larger changes in the constitutive social structures within which they are invariably produced, translated, and reproduced.

Miscellaneous:

9789004211032, titled "Age of Knowledge: The Dynamics of Universities, Knowledge and Society" | Brill Academic Pub, October 14, 2011, cover price $136.00

cover image for 9781119944768
Product Description: Become the master of your world Presents 20 key concepts, or keys, to aid critical thinking Authored by one of the world's most eminent psychologists - and founder of the Flynn Effect Looks at topics such as Race and IQ, "good" science and the current world economic crisis Written in a clear and lucid style, illustrated with many examples ...read more

Paperback:

9781119944768 | 1 edition (Blackwell Pub, August 21, 2012), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Become the master of your world Presents 20 key concepts, or keys, to aid critical thinking Authored by one of the world's most eminent psychologists - and founder of the Flynn Effect Looks at topics such as Race and IQ, "good" science and the current world economic crisis Written in a clear and lucid style, illustrated with many examples

cover image for 9780814292877
Product Description: Learning to Unlearn: Decolonial Reflections from Eurasia and the Americas is a complex, multisided rethinking of the epistemic matrix of Western modernity and coloniality from the position of border epistemology. Colonial and imperial differences are the two key concepts to understanding how the logic of coloniality creates ontological and epistemic exteriorities...read more

Hardcover:

9780814292877 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, June 28, 2012), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Learning to Unlearn: Decolonial Reflections from Eurasia and the Americas is a complex, multisided rethinking of the epistemic matrix of Western modernity and coloniality from the position of border epistemology.

cover image for 9780814211885
Product Description: Learning to Unlearn: Decolonial Reflections from Eurasia and the Americas is a complex, multisided rethinking of the epistemic matrix of Western modernity and coloniality from the position of border epistemology. Colonial and imperial differences are the two key concepts to understanding how the logic of coloniality creates ontological and epistemic exteriorities...read more

Hardcover:

9780814211885 | Ohio State Univ Pr, June 28, 2012, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Learning to Unlearn: Decolonial Reflections from Eurasia and the Americas is a complex, multisided rethinking of the epistemic matrix of Western modernity and coloniality from the position of border epistemology.

cover image for 9780857932846
Product Description: This book adopts a holistic, integrated and pragmatic approach to exploring the myths, concepts, policies, key conditions and tools for enhancing creative knowledge cities, as well as expounding potentially negative impacts of knowledge based city policies...read more
By Peter Nijkamp (editor)

Hardcover:

9780857932846 | Edward Elgar Pub, April 12, 2012, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: This book adopts a holistic, integrated and pragmatic approach to exploring the myths, concepts, policies, key conditions and tools for enhancing creative knowledge cities, as well as expounding potentially negative impacts of knowledge based city policies.

cover image for 9782503532332
Product Description: Communities of Learning: Networks and the Shaping of Intellectual Identity in Europe, 1100-1500 explores the fundamental insight that all new ideas are developed in the context of a community, whether academic, religious, or simply as a network of friends...read more
By John N. Crossley (editor) and Constant J. Mews (editor)

Hardcover:

9782503532332 | Brepols Pub, October 24, 2011, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: Communities of Learning: Networks and the Shaping of Intellectual Identity in Europe, 1100-1500 explores the fundamental insight that all new ideas are developed in the context of a community, whether academic, religious, or simply as a network of friends.

cover image for 9780739146187
Product Description: Know Thyself: An Essay in Social Personalism proposes that social Personalism can best provide for self-knowledge. In the West, self-knowledge has been sought within the framework of two dominant intellectual traditions, order and the emerging self...read more

Hardcover:

9780739146187 | Lexington Books, November 25, 2011, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Know Thyself: An Essay in Social Personalism proposes that social Personalism can best provide for self-knowledge.

cover image for 9781605292175
Product Description: WINNER of the 2012 Minnesota Book Award for nonfiction"One of the most important books published in America in the last decade."  - TV News Anchor and columnist Don Shelby"Whenever the people are well informed," Thomas Jefferson wrote, "they can be trusted with their own government...read more

Hardcover:

9781605292175 | Rodale Pr, October 11, 2011, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: WINNER of the 2012 Minnesota Book Award for nonfiction"One of the most important books published in America in the last decade.

cover image for 9781107009684
Product Description: This collection of original essays provides an innovative and multifaceted reflection on the impact and inspiration of the scholarship of eminent anthropologist Marilyn Strathern. A distinguished team of international contributors, all former students of Strathern, reflect on the impact of their relationship with their teacher and address the wider conceptual contribution of her work through their own writings...read more

Hardcover:

9781107009684 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2011, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This collection of original essays provides an innovative and multifaceted reflection on the impact and inspiration of the scholarship of eminent anthropologist Marilyn Strathern.

cover image for 9780226092089
Product Description: Over the past quarter century, researchers have successfully explored the inner workings of the physical and biological sciences using a variety of social and historical lenses. Inspired by these advances, the contributors to Social Knowledge in the Making turn their attention to the social sciences, broadly construed...read more
By Michele Lamont (editor)

Hardcover:

9780226092089 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 15, 2011, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: Over the past quarter century, researchers have successfully explored the inner workings of the physical and biological sciences using a variety of social and historical lenses.

Paperback:

9780226092096 | 1 edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, October 15, 2011), cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Over the past quarter century, researchers have successfully explored the inner workings of the physical and biological sciences using a variety of social and historical lenses.

cover image for 9780226706740
Product Description: For the past fifty years anxiety over naturalism has driven debates in social theory. One side sees social science as another kind of natural science, while the other rejects the possibility of objective and explanatory knowledge...read more

Hardcover:

9780226706733 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 15, 2011, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: For the past fifty years anxiety over naturalism has driven debates in social theory.

Paperback:

9780226706740 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 19, 2011, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: For the past fifty years anxiety over naturalism has driven debates in social theory.

cover image for 9780521296939
Product Description: The Romans commanded the largest and most complex empire the world had ever seen, or would see until modern times. The challenges, however, were not just political, economic and military: Rome was also the hub of a vast information network, drawing in worldwide expertise and refashioning it for its own purposes...read more
By Jason Konig (editor) and Tim Whitmarsh (editor)

Hardcover:

9780521859691 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, December 31, 2007), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: The Romans commanded the largest and most complex empire the world had ever seen, or would see until modern times.

Paperback:

9780521296939 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2011), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The Romans commanded the largest and most complex empire the world had ever seen, or would see until modern times.

cover image for 9780745649634
Product Description: The relationship between sociology and social critique has haunted the discipline since its origins. Does critique divert sociology from its scientific project? Or is critique the ultimate goal of sociology, without which the latter would be a futile activity disconnected from the concerns of ordinary people? This issue has underpinned two divergent theoretical orientations that can be found in the discipline today: the critical sociology that was developed in its most elaborate form by Pierre Bourdieu, and the pragmatic sociology of critique developed by Luc Boltanski and his associates...read more

Hardcover:

9780745649634 | Polity Pr, May 3, 2011, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The relationship between sociology and social critique has haunted the discipline since its origins.

Paperback:

9780745649641 | Polity Pr, May 3, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The relationship between sociology and social critique has hauntedthe discipline since its origins.

cover image for 9781444338676
Product Description: Putting Information First focuses on Luciano Floridi’s contributions to the philosophy of information. Respected scholars stimulate the debate on the most distinctive and controversial views he defended, and present the philosophy of information as a specific way of doing philosophy...read more
By Patrick Allo (editor)

Paperback:

9781444338676 | Blackwell Pub, May 17, 2011, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Putting Information First focuses on Luciano Floridi’s contributions to the philosophy of information.

cover image for 9781412811026
Product Description: Economic changes and political changes which emerged with the modern capitalist world-economy were accompanied in the sociocultural domain by changes in the structures of knowledge. These included the hierarchical separation of the realm of facts from that of values, institutionalized as a division between the sciences and the humanities...read more

Paperback:

9781412811026 | Transaction Pub, April 6, 2011, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Economic changes and political changes which emerged with the modern capitalist world-economy were accompanied in the sociocultural domain by changes in the structures of knowledge.

cover image for 9780415582094
Product Description: What in the digital era is knowledge? Who has knowledge and whose knowledge has value? Postmodernism has introduced a relativist flavour into educational research such that big questions about the purposes of education have tended to be eclipsed by minutiae...read more
By John Fitz (editor)

Hardcover:

9780415582094, titled "Knowledge and Identity: Concepts and Applications in Bernstein's Sociology" | Routledge, December 21, 2010, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: What in the digital era is knowledge?

cover image for 9780415615822
Product Description: This student textbook, originally published in 1991, tackles the traditional problems of the sociology of knowledge from a new perspective. Drawing on recent developments in social theory, Tim Dant explores crucial questions such as the roles of power and knowledge, the status of rational knowledge, and the empirical analysis of knowledge...read more

Hardcover:

9780415615815, titled "Knowledge, Ideology & Discourse: A Sociological Perspective" | Routledge, February 8, 2011, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: This student textbook, originally published in 1991, tackles the traditional problems of the sociology of knowledge from a new perspective.
9780415047869 | Routledge, October 1, 1991, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Modern developments in the theory of ideology and the structuralist analysis of discourse mean that some traditional problems of the sociology of knowledge can be tackled anew.

Paperback:

9780415615822, titled "Knowledge, Ideology & Discourse: A Sociological Perspective" | Routledge, April 12, 2012, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This student textbook, originally published in 1991, tackles the traditional problems of the sociology of knowledge from a new perspective.
9780415064583 | Routledge, October 1, 1991, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Modern developments in the theory of ideology and the structuralist analysis of discourse mean that some traditional problems of the sociology of knowledge can be tackled anew.

cover image for 9780415497107
Product Description: Social scientists often refer to contemporary advanced societies as ‘knowledge societies’, which indicates the extent to which ‘science’, ‘knowledge’ and ‘knowledge production’ have become fundamental phenomena in Western societies and central concerns for the social sciences...read more

Hardcover:

9780415497107, titled "The Politics of Knowledge" | Routledge, August 8, 2011, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Social scientists often refer to contemporary advanced societies as ‘knowledge societies’, which indicates the extent to which ‘science’, ‘knowledge’ and ‘knowledge production’ have become fundamental phenomena in Western societies and central concerns for the social sciences.

< previous 25 | displaying 26 to 50 | next 12 >