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The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory
I. Practices and Social Orders 1. Practices as Collective Action Barry Barnes 2. Human Practices and the Observability of the 'Macrosocial' Jeff Coulter 3. Practice Mind-ed Orders Theodore R.Expand
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Sociality with Objects
L'A. s'efforce d'envisager la nature de la «socialite» et des relations sociales au sein des societes contemporaines marquees par des processus d'individualisation. Il se demande ce que signifie laExpand
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Epistemic Cultures: How the Sciences Make Knowledge
Epistemic Cultures How The Sciences Epistemic cultures, shaped by affinity, necessity, and historical coincidence, determine how we know what we know. In this book, Karin Knorr Cetina compares two ofExpand
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Traders’ Engagement with Markets
This article focuses upon the construction of wants and the embodying of the market in the work routines of workers on the Swiss foreign exchange market. The authors are particularly concerned withExpand
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Culture in global knowledge societies: knowledge cultures and epistemic cultures
Abstract This paper explores the concepts of knowledge culture and epistemic culture against the background of contemporary transformations in global society. Studies of knowledge culture came toExpand
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The market as an object of attachment : Exploring postsocial relations in financial markets
This paper rests on the assumption of an increased presence and relevance of object worlds in the social world. It holds that this influx of object worlds coincides with changing patterns of humanExpand
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The Synthetic Situation: Interactionism for a Global World
It proposes two new concepts, that of the synthetic situation and that of time transactions. Synthetic situations are situations that include electronically transmitted on-screen projections that addExpand
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Complex Global Microstructures
The new terrorism is a major exemplifying case for complexity theory – for example, it exemplifies major disproportionalities between cause and effect, unpredictable outcomes, and self-organizing,Expand
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