Hegemonies in classification: an introduction
Files in This Item:
|RC25_SI09-HCP-1_Introduction.pdf||29.67 kB||Adobe PDF||Download|
|Title:||Hegemonies in classification: an introduction||Authors:||Miscione, Gianluca
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6038||Date:||2009||Abstract:||Classifications serve as shared systems to organize and handle knowledge in a given domain. They act as infrastructures that "[enforce] a certain understanding of context, place, and time". We therefore look at classifications as being one of the means to "establish, maintain, and transform mechanisms of power", while these same mechanisms of power are at the same time deeply inscribed into classifications. This mutual dependency of power and classifications raises the question how changes in the roles of the actors who negotiate classifications affect and maybe challenge power relations and hegemonies in a wider sense.||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Research Committee 25 of the International Sociological Association||Keywords:||Classification;Information systems;Bias||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Business Research Collection|
Show full item record
This item is available under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Ireland. No item may be reproduced for commercial purposes. For other possible restrictions on use please refer to the publisher's URL where this is made available, or to notes contained in the item itself. Other terms may apply.