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Knowledge : Is Knowledge Power?.

Author: Marian Adolf; Nico Stehr
Publisher: Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2016.
Series: Key ideas.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Adolf, Marian.
Knowledge : Is Knowledge Power?
Milton : Taylor and Francis, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marian Adolf; Nico Stehr
ISBN: 9781134864874 1134864876
OCLC Number: 958518368
Description: 1 online resource (327 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Preface; Introduction; 1. Classical sociological conceptions of knowledge; 2. Knowledge about knowledge; 2.1 Attributes of knowledge; 2.2 Knowledge as a capacity to act; 2.3 Knowledge and information; 2.4 Practical knowledge; 2.5 Additional knowledge; 2.6 The uneven development of knowledge; 2.7 The limits of the growth of knowledge; 2.8 A sociological concept of knowledge and its context; 3. The knowledge of the powerful; 3.1 Knowledge is power and power is knowledge; 3.2 The iron law of oligarchy. 3.3 Knowledge/power3.4 The global class; 4. Non-knowledge; 4.1 Sigmund Freud and Friedrich August von Hayek; 4.2 Observing non-knowledge; 4.3 Non-knowledge as a myth?; 4.4 Lack of knowledge; 4.5 Ignorance; 4.6 The division of knowledge and information; 4.7 Knowledge gaps; 4.8 Non-knowledge about non-knowledge; 5. Policing knowledge; 5.1 The self-realization of knowledge; 5.2 The self-protection of knowledge; 5.3 Superfluous knowledge; 6. Forms of knowledge; 6.1 Everyday knowledge; 6.2 The power of everyday knowledge; 6.3 Indigenous or traditional knowledge; 6.4 Tacit knowledge. 7. Global knowledge7.1 Basic reflections on global knowledge; 7.2 Global knowledge worlds; 7.3 Structures of global knowledge spaces; 7.4 Forms of global knowledge worlds; 7.5 Attributes of knowledge that promote globalization; 7.6 Limits to the globalization of knowledge; 7.7 The project of worldwide worlds of knowledge, and the doubts about its likelihood; 8. Digital worlds and knowledge/information; 8.1 Information, communication and technology; 8.2 Societal communication and shared knowledge; 8.3 Analyzing the ubiquity of media: mediatization. 8.4 New media, old media and the hybrid media system8.5 ICTs, surveillance and knowledge; 8.6 Communication, media and knowledge; 9. Functions of knowledge; 9.1 Knowledge as power and authority; 9.2 The power of ideas; 9.3 Knowledge and the economy; 9.4 Knowledge as property and public good; 10. The price of knowledge; 10.1 Human capital; 10.2 Symbolic and knowledge capital; 10.3 Patents; 10.4 Taxation; 11. The benefits of knowledge; 11.1 The distribution of knowledge; 11.2 Knowledge, power and participation; 11.3 Knowledge societies; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Key ideas.

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