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States of Knowledge The Co-production of Science and the Social Order

by Sheila (Harvard University, USA) Jasanoff

Part of the International Library of Sociology Series

States of Knowledge The Co-production of Science and the Social Order Synopsis

Notes on contributors Acknowledgements 1. The Idiom of Co-production Sheila Jasanoff 2. Ordering Knowledge, Ordering Society Sheila Jasanoff 3. Climate Science and the Making of a Global Political Order Clark A. Miller 4. Co-producing CITES and the African Elephant Charis Thompson 5. Knowledge and Political Order in the European Environment Agency Claire Waterton and Brian Wynne 6. Plants, Power and Development: Founding the Imperial Department of Agriculture for the West Indies, 1880-1914 William K. Storey 7. Mapping Systems and Moral Order: Constituting property in genome laboratories Stephen Hilgartner 8. Patients and Scientists in French Muscular Dystrophy Research Vololona Rabeharisoa and Michel Callon 9. Circumscribing Expertise: Membership categories in courtroom testimony Michael Lynch 10. The Science of Merit and the Merit of Science: Mental order and social order in early twentieth-century France and America John Carson 11. Mysteries of State, Mysteries of Nature: Authority, knowledge and expertise in the seventeenth century Peter Dear 12. Reconstructing Sociotechnical Order: Vannevar Bush and US science policy Michael Aaron Dennis 13. Science and the Political Imagination in Contemporary Democracies Yaron Ezrah 14. Afterword Sheila Jasanoff References Index

States of Knowledge The Co-production of Science and the Social Order Press Reviews

'A must read for students of [science and technology studies] ... the book should also be read by anyone studying environmental politics ... and it should be of interst for wider audiences in political studies, culture, geography and sociology.' - Tim Forsyth, Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics, UK

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415333610
Publication date: 5th February 2004
Author: Sheila (Harvard University, USA) Jasanoff
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Social theory,

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