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Weather Wise

Gary Alan Fine

in Authors of the Storm

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print June 2007 | ISBN: 9780226249520
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226249544 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226249544.003.0008
Weather Wise

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This chapter addresses broad theoretical concerns and points to connections between this ethnographic investigation and other studies of scientific and work processes. It discusses core concepts of work, science, prediction, autonomy, truth, and public knowledge, hoping to generalize from this particular and peculiar case to other domains of science, of culture, and of work.

Keywords: work; science; prediction; autonomy; truth; public knowledge

Chapter.  5564 words. 

Subjects: Sociology

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