Entangled histories and negotiated universals : centers and peripheries in a changing world (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Entangled histories and negotiated universals : centers and peripheries in a changing world

Author: Wolf Lepenies
Publisher: Frankfurt ; New York : Campus, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the field of local histories. This work features young researchers from around the world presenting their findings, which coincide in their understanding that local histories are inseparably  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wolf Lepenies
ISBN: 3593372800 9783593372808
OCLC Number: 916408852
Notes: Contributions for the research project entitled Agora: Work-Knowledge-Bindung.
Target Audience: Pregrado; Posgrado
Description: 345 p. : il. ; 21 cm
Contents: Re-thinking science / Helga Nowotny --
Negotiating scientific knowledge / Caroline Baillie --
The bonds of democratic politics / Stefan Voigt --
Transnational corporations and the Bretton Woods Twins / Cord Jakobeit --
The making of the Washington consensus on corruption / Ivan Krastev --
Audit, corruption, and the problem of personhood / Elizabeth Dunn --
Domesticating Neo-liberal discipline / Shalini Randeria --
Epidemics, interzones and biosocial change / Vinh-Kim Nguyen --
A language is a dialect that has a search-engine / Daniel Dor --
Work and politics / Bénédicte Zimmermann --
Debates about the mobility of work in Germany and Japan, 1890-1914 / Sebastian Conrad --
Work and societal order in Africa / Elisio Macamo --
Cultural traditions and contemporaneity / Yi Zheng --
Agoras / S.C. Humphreys.
Responsibility: Wolf Lepenies (ed.).
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