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The power of pragmatism : knowledge production and social inquiry / / Jane Wills and Robert Lake [[electronic resource]]

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Titolo: The power of pragmatism : knowledge production and social inquiry / / Jane Wills and Robert Lake [[electronic resource]] Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Manchester : , : Manchester University Press, , 2021
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (ix, 290 pages) : : illustrations
Disciplina: 149.2
Soggetto topico: Pragmatism
Inquiry (Theory of knowledge)
Soggetto non controllato: Community
John Dewey
Knowledge production
Research philosophy
Research practice
Richard Rorty
Social inquiry
Social research
Persona (resp. second.): WillsJane
Note generali: Previously issued in print: 2020.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Introduction : the power of pragmatism / Jane Wills and Robert W. Lake -- Habits of social inquiry and reconstruction : a Deweyan vision of democracy and social research / Malcolm P. Cutchin -- Appreciating the situation : Dewey's pragmatism and its implications for the spatialisation of social science / Gary Bridge -- Mead, subjectivity and urban politics / Crispian Fuller -- Rorty, conversation and the power of maps / Trevor Barnes -- Embodied ignorances : a pragmatist responds to epistemic and other kinds of frictions in the academy / Susan Saegert -- Truth and academia in times of fake news, alternative facts and filter bubbles : a pragmatist notion of critique as mediation / Klaus Geiselhart -- Learning from experience : pragmatism and politics in place / Alice E. Huff -- Reflections on an experiment in pragmatic social research and knowledge production / Liam Harney and Jane Wills -- Ecological crisis, action and pragmatic humanism / Meg Holden -- Pragmatism, anti-representational theory and local methods for critical-creative ecological action / Owain Jones -- Pragmatism and contemporary planning theory : going beyond a communicative approach / Ihnji Jon -- Exploring possibilities for a pragmatic orientation in development studies / Alireza F. Farahani and Azadeh Hadizadeh Esfahani -- The quest for uncertainty : pragmatism between rationalism and sentimentality / Robert W. Lake -- Who's afraid of pragmatism? / Clive Barnett.
Sommario/riassunto: Making the case for a pragmatist approach to social inquiry and knowledge production, sixteen contributors illustrate the power of pragmatism to inform democratic, community-centred, action-oriented research.
Titolo autorizzato: The power of pragmatism  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-5261-3496-9
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910812842503321
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Serie: Manchester scholarship online.