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The New Production of Knowledge: The Dynamics of Science and Research in Contemporary Societies
In this provocative and broad-ranging work, a distinguished team of authors argues that the ways in which knowledge — scientific, social and cultural — is produced are undergoing fundamental changesExpand
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Re-Thinking Science: Knowledge and the Public in an Age of Uncertainty
Preface. Chapter 1: The Transformation of Society. Chapter 2: Beyond Modernity -- Breaching the Frontiers. Chapter 3: The Co--Evolution of Science and Society. Chapter 4: The Context Speaks Back.Expand
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Democratising expertise and socially robust knowledge
This paper presents arguments for the inherent ‘transgressiveness’ of expertise. First, it must address issues that can never be reduced to the purely scientific and purely technical, and hence mustExpand
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Time: The Modern and Postmodern Experience
Foreword by J. T. Fraser. Introduction. 1. The Illusion of Simultaneity. 2. From the Future to the Extended Present. 3. Cronosa s Fear of the New Age. 4. Politics of Time: The Distribution of WorkExpand
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The Potential of Transdisciplinarity
A transformation is occurring in the relationship of science and society. A new mode of knowledge production is at the heart of this transformation. Much of the thrust of innovation is coming fromExpand
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Engaging with the political imaginaries of science: Near misses and future targets
  • H. Nowotny
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Public understanding of science
  • 1 January 2014
The current economic and financial crisis is also a political crisis that requires a rethinking of public engagement with science. In the past, the dominant focus of science, technology and societyExpand
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The place of people in our knowledge
The science system of Western civilization is facing irreversible transformations. These transformations will affect the relationship between the public image of science and the actual practiceExpand
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Insatiable Curiosity: Innovation in a Fragile Future
An influential scholar in science studies argues that innovation tames the insatiable and limitless curiosity driving science, and that society's acute ambivalence about this is an inevitable legacyExpand
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