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Wissenschaft, Universität, Professionen

Soziologische Analysen, Bd. 2

Series: Science Studies

Science, education, law, medicine and religion are among those functional systems of society that have mostly been shaped by complex knowledge systems. Explicit knowledge systems can be assigned to each area, whereby university is to be considered the key institution for the reproduction of knowledge bases. The studies included in this second volume of Science, University, Professions continue the study of the theory of the functional distinction of the global society. Focusing on science and university, they explore the history, evolution and controlling of the systems from the 18(th) Century to the 21(st )Century as well as the network of institutions that have brought forth the sciences, university and the professions of modern times.

Audience: Professional and scholarly;