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What (Again) is So Special about Science?

in Unhastening Science: Autonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236382
eISBN:
9781846314322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236382.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter takes up the fundamental notion of knowledge politics in order to prepare an alternative ‘normative description’ of scientific autonomy. The first step in the argument introduces a ... More


Approaching Muslim Politics in Turkey

Joshua D. Hendrick

in Gülen: The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770986
eISBN:
9780814760475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770986.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses Muslim politics in Turkey. It first traces the history of modern Muslim politics as well as the institutionalization of modern Muslim identity in Turkey, along with the rise in ... More


Historical and Ethnographic Background

Andrea Chiovenda

in Crafting Masculine Selves: Culture, War, and Psychodynamics in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190073558
eISBN:
9780190073589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073558.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter sets the historical and ethnographic stage for a better comprehension of the subsequent chapters. It includes an overview of the recent history of Afghanistan and the run-up to the 2001 ... More


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