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Centers and Peripheries in Knowledge Production

Social science


by
Leandro Rodriguez Medina

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 262 pages

File size: 2.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This book examines the circulation of knowledge within globalization, focusing on the differences between centers and peripheries of knowledge production in the social sciences. It explores not only how knowledge is appropriated in peripheral fields but also how foreign ideas shape those fields and the trajectories of scholars, and uses actor-network theory to explain circulation of knowledge as an extension of socio-technical networks that transcend borders.