The scientization of the world polity: International organizations and the production of scientific knowledge, 1950–2015

@article{Zapp2018TheSO,
  title={The scientization of the world polity: International organizations and the production of scientific knowledge, 1950–2015},
  author={Mike Zapp},
  journal={International Sociology},
  year={2018},
  volume={33},
  pages={26 - 3}
}
  • Mike Zapp
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • International Sociology
While recent concepts from the sociology of science stress novel sites of knowledge production (e.g. government, industry), they ignore international organizations’ (IOs) growing research capacity. Conversely, prevailing theories of IOs stress their regulative and normative influence in national policymaking, equally neglecting their scientific work. Using bibliometric data for a large sample of 1325 international organizations, this work examines, for the first time, the evolution of… Expand

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