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By Grégoire Mallard,Catherine Paradeise,Ashveen Peerbaye

ISBN-10: 041589025X

ISBN-13: 9780415890250

ISBN-10: 0415963451

ISBN-13: 9780415963459

Global technological know-how and nationwide Sovereignty: experiences in historic Sociology of Science provides exact case experiences on how sovereignty has been built, reaffirmed, and reworked within the 20th century by way of the development of clinical disciplines, wisdom practices, and study items. Interrogating the relationship of the sovereign energy of the kingdom state to the scientist's specialist wisdom as a legitimating – and infrequently difficult – strength in modern society, this booklet offers a fantastic variety of case reviews in its exploration of how sorts of technology have remodeled our knowing of nationwide sovereignty within the final century. From biochemical sciences in Russia, to nuclear technological know-how within the US and Europe, from economics in South Asia, to climatology in South the USA, every one bankruptcy demonstrates the position that scientists play within the construction of realms and overseas organizations. With an array of specialists and students, the essays in Global technology and nationwide Sovereignty: reports in old Sociology of Science provide an entire redefinition of the fashionable notion of sovereignty and an illuminating reassessment of the position of technological know-how in political life.

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