Negotiating with the North: How Southern-tier intellectual workers deal with the global economy of knowledge

  title={Negotiating with the North: How Southern-tier intellectual workers deal with the global economy of knowledge},
  author={R. Connell and R. Pearse and F. Collyer and J. Maia and R. Morrell},
  journal={The Sociological Review},
  pages={41 - 57}
This article examines a group of intellectual workers who occupy a peripheral but not powerless position in the global economy of knowledge. How do they handle relations with the global metropole, especially in new fields of research where established hierarchies are in question? Three new domains of knowledge – climate change, HIV/AIDS and gender studies – are studied through interviews with 70 active researchers in Southern-tier countries Brazil, South Africa and Australia. A pattern of… Expand
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