Contemporary Lifestyles of Women in Cairo
In analysing these phenomena the study adds a new dimension to work addressing the »veiling-issue« by differentiating between class, age and gender dimensions.
Reflections on Local Concepts
Studies from the fields of sociology, ethnology and educational science address these questions, whilst contributors from rehabilitation projects in development cooperation and from self-help movements highlight culturally different perceptions of disability.
A distinctive feature of this reader is the dialogue it creates by bringing together scientific praxis and practical work.
The Construction and Shaping of Communal Space in South Thailand
Probing the Dynamics of Scientific Knowledge
Nine exemplary studies that inquire into, or are themselves examples of the dynamics of scientific knowledge, are included here: They cover issues as diverse as eugenics, climate research, and the role of historiography, and make use of different tools such as evolutionary reasoning, metaphor, and bibliometrics. Finally, they ponder the need for science to go public (PUS) as well as for society to regulate knowledge and to restructure universities as building blocks of our science system. Their joint message: Science studies can and should assume an active role in observing, reflecting, and communicating the intricate encounters of science and society today.
Views from Egypt
Gender and the Making of a Translocal Village
Maroccan Women and the Revision of Tradition
Hierarchy, Dependency and Gender in Central Mauritania
Constructing Diasporas: Turkish Hip-Hop Youth in Berlin
Indonesia and Malaysia in the Nineteen-nineties