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Cultural boundaries of science : credibility on the line

Cultural boundaries of science : credibility on the line

Author: Thomas F Gieryn
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2022. ©1998
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F Gieryn
ISBN: 9780226824420 022682442X
OCLC Number: 1328030195
Description: 1 online resource (412 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Contesting Credibility Cartographically --
1. John Tyndall's Double Boundary-Work: Science, Religion, and Mechanics in Victorian England --
2. The U.S. Congress Demarcates Natural Science and Social Science (Twice) --
3. May the Best Science Win: Competition for the Chair of Logic and Metaphysics at the University of Edinburgh, 1836 --
4. The (Cold) Fusion of Science, Mass Media, and Politics --
5. Hybridizing Credibilities: Albert and Gabrielle Howard Compost Organic Waste, Science, and the Rest of Society --
Epilogue: Home to Roost: "Science Wars" as Boundary-Work.
Responsibility: Thomas F. Gieryn.


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