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Sorting things out : classification and its consequences

Author: Geoffrey C Bowker; Susan Leigh Star
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [ca. 2008]
Series: Inside technology
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. pbk. ed., 8. printView all editions and formats
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A revealing and surprising look at how classification systems can shape both worldviews and social interactions.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey C Bowker; Susan Leigh Star
ISBN: 9780262024617 0262024616 9780262522953 0262522950
OCLC Number: 699516543
Description: XII, 377 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Series Title: Inside technology
Responsibility: Geoffrey C. Bowker ; Susan Leigh Star.

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" Sorting Things Out is a brilliant dissection of a fundamental facet ofsocial life. Its analytic comparisons shed new light on familiar problemswhich plague all the social sciences." Howard S. Read more...

 
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