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New Production of Knowledge

New Production of Knowledge

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ISBN-13: 

9780803977938


ISBN: 

080397793X


Publisher:  SAGE Publications, Limited
Summary: In this provocative and broad-ranging work, the authors argue that the ways in which knowledge - scientific, social and cultural - is produced are undergoing fundamental changes at the end of the twentieth century. They claim that these changes mark a distinct shift into a new mode of knowledge production which is replacing or reforming established institutions, disciplines, practices and policies. Identifying featur...es of the new mode of knowledge production - reflexivity, transdisciplinarity, heterogeneity - the authors show how these features connect with the changing role of knowledge in social relations. While the knowledge produced by research and development in science and technology is accorded central concern, the [read more]

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ISBN-13: 9780803977938


ISBN: 080397793X


Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
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