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Naked Science: Anthropological Inquiry into Boundaries, Power, and Knowledge / Edition 1

Naked Science: Anthropological Inquiry into Boundaries, Power, and Knowledge / Edition 1

by Laura Nader


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ISBN-13: 9780415914659
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/30/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 333
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Discovering Science; 1. Navigation in the Western Carolines: A Traditional Science - Ward H. Goodenough; 2. The Scientific Basis of Gastrointestinal Herbal Medicine among the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico - E.A. Berlin, B. Berlin, X. Lozoya, M. Meckes, J. Tortoriello, and M.L. Villarreal; 3. Science for the West, Myth for Rest? The Case of James Bay Cree Knowledge Construction - Colin Scott; 4. The Savagery of the Domestic Mind - Jean Lave; 5. Scientific Literacy, What It Is, Why It s Important, and Why Scientists Think We Don t Have It: The Case of Immunology and the Immune System - Bjorn Claeson, Emily Martin, Wendy Richardson, Monica Schoch-Spana, and Karen-Sue Taussig; Part II: Culture, Power and Context: 6. The Prism of Heritability and the Sociology of Knowledge - Troy Duster; 7. Nuclear Weapons Testing: Scientific Experiment as Political Ritual - Hugh Gusterson; 8.Political Structuring of the Institutions of Science - Charles Schwartz; 9. Constructing Knowledge across Social Worlds: The Case of DNA Sequence Databases in Molecular Biology - Joan H. Fujimura and Michael Fortun; 10.Kikusaika, Gaiatsu, and Bachigai: Japanese Physicists Strategies for Moving into the International Pollitical Economy of Science - Sharon Traweek: Part III: Conflicting Knowledge Systems; 11. Public Policy, Sciencing, and Managing the Future - M. Estelllie Smith; 12. Inuit Indigenous Knowledge and Science in the Arctic - Ellen Bielawski; 13. Popular Delusions and Scientific Models: Conflicting Beliefs of Scientists andNonscientist Administrators in Creation of a Secret Nuclear Surveillance System - David Jacobson and Charles A. Ziegler; 14. Japanese Science and Western Hegemonies: Primatology and the Limits Set to Questions - Pamela J. Asquith

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must read for anyone interested in science, scientists, or their role in the world today.