The Knowledge society

the growing impact of scientific knowledge on social relations

Publisher: D. Reidel Pub. Co., Publisher: Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston, Norwell, MA, U.S.A

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Gernot Böhme and Nico Stehr.
SeriesSociology of the sciences : a yearbook ;, v. 10-1986, Sociology of the sciences ;, v. 10.
ContributionsBöhme, Gernot., Stehr, Nico.
LC ClassificationsQ175.55 .K56 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2720489M
ISBN 109027723052, 9027723060
LC Control Number86013922

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The text is under the Creative Commons licence, by, non commercial. Knowledge should be shared in free access. The Age of Discontinuity: Guidelines to Our Changing Society describes the discontinuities that are changing the structure and the meaning of economy, politics, and society.

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In The Image: Knowledge in Life and Society Kenneth Boulding presents a new unifying concept through which a better understanding of individual behavior and social dynamics may be proposes, in effect, a new theory of knowledge: knowledge as image. The Image: Knowledge in Life and Society will be of interest to those seeking to understand how individual worldviews are created and changed.

A short, informal account of our ever-increasing dependence on a complex multiplicity of messages, records, documents, and data. We live in an information society, or so we are often told. But what does that mean. This volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series offers a concise, informal account of the ways in which information and society are related and of our ever-increasing.

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