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Knowledge as social order [electronic resource] : rethinking the sociology of Barry Barnes / edited by Massimo Mazzotti.

Contributor(s): Mazzotti, Massimo.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xi, 184 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0754688569 (electronic bk.); 9780754688563 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Barnes, Barry | Knowledge, Sociology of | Social structure | Barnes, Barry | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular CultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Knowledge as social order.DDC classification: 306.4/2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Relativism at 30,000 feet / by David Bloor -- Relativism : is it worth the candle? / by Trevor Pinch -- Who is the industrial scientist? : commentary from academic sociology and from the shop-floor in the United States, ca. 1900-ca. l970 / by Steven Shapin -- The meaning of hoaxes? / By Harry Collins -- Objectual practice / by Karin Knorr-Cetina -- Producing accounts : finitism, technology and rule-following / by Donald MacKenzie -- Power and legitimacy / by Mark Haugaard -- Barnes on the freedom of the will / by Martin Kusch -- Agency, responsibility and structure : understanding the migration of asylum seekers to Ireland / by Steven Loyal -- Against maladaptationism, or, What's wrong with evolutionary psychology? / by John Dupre.
Summary: Investigating a theme first pioneered by Barry Barnes in the early 1970s, this volume explores the relationship between social order and legitimate knowledge and is intended as a tribute to Barnes' seminal role in the development of the discipline of science and technology studies (STS).
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Relativism at 30,000 feet / by David Bloor -- Relativism : is it worth the candle? / by Trevor Pinch -- Who is the industrial scientist? : commentary from academic sociology and from the shop-floor in the United States, ca. 1900-ca. l970 / by Steven Shapin -- The meaning of hoaxes? / By Harry Collins -- Objectual practice / by Karin Knorr-Cetina -- Producing accounts : finitism, technology and rule-following / by Donald MacKenzie -- Power and legitimacy / by Mark Haugaard -- Barnes on the freedom of the will / by Martin Kusch -- Agency, responsibility and structure : understanding the migration of asylum seekers to Ireland / by Steven Loyal -- Against maladaptationism, or, What's wrong with evolutionary psychology? / by John Dupre.

Investigating a theme first pioneered by Barry Barnes in the early 1970s, this volume explores the relationship between social order and legitimate knowledge and is intended as a tribute to Barnes' seminal role in the development of the discipline of science and technology studies (STS).

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