Rethinking Expertise

COLLINS, Harry; EVANS, Robert

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Collins and Evans are both professors of sociology and their book studies the role of expertise and the dissemination of research without consensus agreement. 6 chapters: Introduction; The Periodic Table of Expertises 1: Ubiquitous and Specialist Expertises; The Periodic Table of Expertises 2: Meta-expertise and Meta-criteria; Interactional Expertise and Embodiment; Walking the Talk: Experiments on Color Blindness, Perfect Pitch, and Gravitational Waves; New Demarcation Criteria; Science, the Citizen, and the Role of Social Science; as well as an appendix, Waves of Science Studies.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 2007
  • Place Published: Chicago
  • ISBN: 9780226113609


  • Condition: As new
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: As new
  • Details:
    [10], 159p. 23.5 cm. Light green cloth binding with gold lettering on spine. Red endpapers impressed with a blind design. Graphic dustjacket. Dustjacket, binding, and pages clean. Text clear and unmarked. Near new condition.

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