"In a helpful concluding essay, Alan Irwin states, 'Discussion of knowledge and democracy quickly takes us into fundamental questions of which knowledge and which form of democracy.' . . . [This] volume has much to offer anyone interested in the changing relationship of knowledge and democracy." - Mark B. Brown, Contemporary Sociology
About the Author
Nico Stehr is Karl Mannheim Professor of Cultural Studies at the Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany and a fellow of the Center for the Advanced Study of the Humanities, Essen, Germany. During the academic year 2002/2003 he was Paul F. Lazarsfeld Professor at the University of Vienna. Stehr is also a professor emeritus of the University of Alberta. His research interests include sociology, economics and labor, globalization, and ecology.