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Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
Published: 17 March 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024095-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2409-5
Series: Stuart Hall: Selected Writings
Published: 04 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002413-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0241-3
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... sociology of science neutrino detection experimental practice fact/value distinction perplexity ...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... that it is in the processes of successful experimentation that the resources for countering skeptical sociological relativism regarding science—it's a practice just like any other—are to be found. Taking seriously the joy of scientists when their experiments are successful is crucial to speaking well of what they do...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... Academic conflicts around the sociological and cultural studies approaches to science, known as the science wars, are indicative of a broader problem concerning the politics of knowledge practices affecting both the sciences and their critics. This chapter addresses the speculative possibility...
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... be thought both the subject and the instigator of a transformation that social sciences undergo. Studying European societies from the vintage point of Islam unsettles the disciplinary frontiers and opens up critical readings of secular modernity. European sociology Islamic studies private/public...
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... for a comparative historical sociology. The introduction argues that a necessarily fragmentary approach to social life, in which the intensive study of a fragment is used to gain a perspective on a larger whole, offers a greater potential for social science than the analysis of large data, undergirded by game...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... Taking up John Dewey's account of the “eclipse of the public” in The Public and Its Problems , this chapter argues for a renewed approach to the relationship between science and “opinion.” Dewey's account is important for its consideration of the ways in which publics emerge around problems...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... an “incrementalist turn” in recent cultural studies and a turn to the great outside, or news of it. These recent versions of what can be called “the turn turn” are taken up in literary fiction and by way of Erving Goffman’s sociology of “away,” and what Georg Simmel calls “the negative character of collective...
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
Published: 17 March 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024095-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2409-5
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
...Distinguishing the Many Dimensions of Encultured Practice This chapter examines the kinds of culturalism apparent in studies of the history of science, and the normative roles they play in the interpretation and evaluation of historical studies of science in the non-Western world...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005650-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0565-0
Published: 17 March 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024095-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2409-5
Published: 17 March 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024095-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2409-5
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... and other sexual minorities wishing to represent themselves publicly. sex work discrimination New York City Craigslist education This essay draws upon recent works in sociology, jurisprudence, and feminist theory in order to assess the ways in which feminism, and sex and gender more...