The Uncertainties of Knowledge

av Immanuel Wallerstein  (häftad, 2004)

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  • Häftad (paperback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 224
  • Utg.datum: 2004-03-01
  • Förlag: Temple University Press,U.S.
  • Medarbetare: Torpey, John (adaption)
  • Dimensioner: 210 x 140 x 15 mm
  • Vikt: 260 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • ISBN: 9781592132430

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"Immanuel Wallerstein is both a redoubtable world historian and visionary prophet. Such a combination is unusual...[and] makes him a commanding figure, whose rhetorical address, radical ideas, and remarkable erudition challenge ordinary, established patterns of professional discourse." --William H. McNeill, Diplomatic History "Wallerstein draws on his historical erudition and formidable theoretical powers to cast light on the ongoing transformation of our society. Even more impressive, he dares to think about the future." --Frances Fox Piven "Wallerstein is always readable, often persuasive, and occasionally profound." --Michael Mann, The British Journal of Sociology

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Introduction: The Uncertainties of Time Part I. The Structures of Knowledge 1. For Science, Against Scientism: The Dilemmas of Contemporary Knowledge Production 2. Social Sciences in the Twenty-first Century 3. The End of Certainties in the Social Sciences 4. Braudel and Interscience: A Preacher to Empty Pews? 5. Time and Duration: The Unexcluded Middle, or Reflections on Braudel and Prigogine 6. The Itinerary of World-Systems Analysis, or How to Resist Becoming a Theory Part II. Dilemmas of the Disciplines 7. History in Search of Science 8. Writing History 9. Global Culture(s): Salvation, Menace, or Myth? 10. From Sociology to Historical Social Science: Prospects and Obstacles 11. Anthropology, Sociology, and Other Dubious Disciplines Acknowledgments Notes References Index