Table of contents for Knowledge politics : governing the consequences of science and technology / Nico Stehr.

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Contents
Preface
Overview
Introduction: A Millsian World of Knowledge
1.	Knowledge about Knowledge
	Knowledge as a Capacity to Act
	Additional Knowledge
	Knowledge and Information
	The Contingency of Knowledge
	The Self-Protection of Knowledge
	The Self-Realization of Knowledge
	Knowledge Becomes Superfluous
	The Power of Ideas
2.	The Governance of Knowledge
	On Machinery and Class Interests
	The Ascendancy of Knowledge Politics?Regulating Knowledge
	Knowledge as a Weapon
	The Social Regulation of Inquiry?The Social Control of Knowledge in 
Science?Knowledge Politics
	Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis
	Dangers, Risks, and Opportunities?Technology Assessment?Knowledge 
Management?The Societal Regulation of Knowledge
	Committees for Knowledge Affairs
	The Public and Science
	The Haeckel-Virchow Controversy
3.	Rules, Regulations, and Restrictions
	Work-in-Progress or the Development of Social Controls
	Regulatory Practices
	Bioethics or Governing the Genome
	Expert Control?Participatory Control?Hybrid Control Mechanisms?The 
Limits of Knowledge Politics
4.	The Moralization of the Market
	The Civilization of Capitalism
	The Logic of Modernity
	The Knowledge-Based Economy
	Affluence and Consumer Sovereignty
	Biotechnological Processes and Products
	Conclusion 000
5.	Globalization and Knowledge Politics
	Mass Societies
	The Globalization of the World
	Economic Development and Knowledge Politics
Outlook
Bibliography
Name Index
Subject Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Knowledge, Sociology of.