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Naked science : anthropological inquiry into boundaries, power, and knowledge / edited by Laura Nader.

By: Nader, Laura
Language: English Publisher: New York; London : Routledge, 1996.Description: xvi, 318p. : diagrs., maps, tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 0415914655
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Bibl.: p. 277-303. - Contents: Discovering Science: Navigation in the Western Carolines: a traditional science / W.H. Goodenough; The scientific basis of gastrointestinal herbal medicine among the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico / E.A. Berlin [et al.]; Science for the West, myth for the rest?: the case of James Bay Cree knowledge construction / C. Scott; The savagery of the domestic mind / Jean Lave; Scientific literacy, what it is, Why it's important, and why scientists think we don't have it: the case of immunology and the immune system / B. Claeson [et al.]; Culture, Power, and Context. The prism of heritability and the sociology of knowledge / T. Duster; Nuclear weapons testing: scientific experiment as political ritual / H. Gusterson; Political structuring of the institutions of sicence / Charles Schwartz; Constructing knowledge across social worlds: the case of DNA sequence databases in molecular biology / J.H. Fujimura, M. Fortun; Kokusaika, Gaiatsu, and Bachigai: Japanese physicists' strategies for moving into the international political economy of science / S. Traweek; Conflicting Knowledge Systems. Public policy, sciencing and managing the future / M.E. Smith; Inuit Indigenous knowledge and science in the Arctic / E. Bielawski; Popular delusions and scientific models: conflicting beliefs of scientists and nonscientists administrators in the creation of a secret nuclear surveillance system / D. Jacobson, C. A. Ziegler; Japanese science and western hegemonies: primatology and the limits set to questions / P.J. Asquith; Epilogue. The Tree-Cornered constellation: magic, science and religion revisited / L. Nader