The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity by Robert FrodemanThe Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity by Robert Frodeman

The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity

EditorRobert Frodeman, Julie Thompson Klein, Carl Mitcham

Paperback | March 9, 2012

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Interdisciplinarity is fast becoming as important outside academia as within. Academics, policy makers, and the general public seek methods and approaches to help organize and integrate the vast amounts of knowledge being produced, both within research and at all levels of education.Taking stock of interdisciplinarity as it nears its century mark, The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity constitutes a major new reference work on a topic of growing academic and societal importance. The collection is distinguished by its breadth of coverage, with chapters written by leadingexperts from multiple networks and organizations. The volume is edited by respected interdisciplinary scholars and supported by a prestigious advisory board to ensure the highest quality and breadth of coverage.The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity provides a synoptic overview of the current state of interdisciplinary research, education, administration and management, and problem solving-knowledge that spans the disciplines and interdisciplinary fields, and crosses the space between the academiccommunity and society at large. Its 37 chapters and 15 case studies provide a snapshot of the state of knowledge integration.Offering the most broad-based account of inter- and transdisciplinarity to date, its original essays bring together many of the globe's leading thinkers on interdisciplinary research, education, and the institutional aspects of interdisciplinarity, as well as reflections on how knowledge isintegrated into societal needs.
Robert Frodeman is Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies at the University of North Texas. He specializes in environmental philosophy, science policy, and questions concerning interdisciplinarity. Holder of advanced degrees in philosophy (a PhD, from Penn State) and geology (a masters from the Uni...
Title:The Oxford Handbook of InterdisciplinarityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:March 9, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199643962

ISBN - 13:9780199643967


Table of Contents

Robert Frodeman: IntroductionPART I: The Terrain of Knowledge1. Peter Weingart: A Short History of Knowledge Formations2. Julie Thompson Klein: A Taxonomy of Interdisciplinarity3. Wolfgang Krohn: Interdisciplinary Cases and Disciplinary Knowledge4. Steve Fuller: Deviant Interdisciplinarity5. Dan Sarewitz: Against HolismPART 2: Interdisciplinarity in the Disciplines6. Robert P. Crease: Physical Sciences7. Craig Calhoun and Diana Rhoten: Integrating the Social Sciences: Theoretical Knowledge, Methodological Tools, and Practical Applications8. Warren Burggren, Kent Chapman, Bradley Keller, Michael Monticino and John Torday: Biological Sciences9. Julie Thompson Klein and Richard Parncutt: Art and Music Research10. Patricia J. Culligan and Feniosky Pena-Mora: Engineering11. Sarah E. Fredericks: Religious Studies12. Carole L. Palmer: Information Research on InterdisciplinarityPART 3: Knowledge Interdisciplined13. Sheila Jasanoff: A Field of its Own: the Emergence of Science and Technology Studies14. Cathy N. Davidson: Humanities and Technology in the Information Age15. Adam Briggle and Clifford G. Christians: Media and Communication16. Paul Thagard: Cognitive Science17. Johannes Lenhard: Computation and Simulation18. Anne Balsamo and Carl Mitcham: Ethics19. Prasad Boradkar: Design as Problem Solving20. Veronica Boix Mansilla: Learning to Synthesize: The Development of Interdisciplinary UnderstandingPART 4: Institutionalizing Interdisciplinarity21. Katri Huutoniemi: Evaluating Interdisciplinary Research22. J. Britt Holbrook: Peer Review23. Clark A. Miller: Policy Challenges and University Reform24. Beth A. Casey: Administering Interdisciplinary Programs25. William H. Newell: Undergraduate General Education26. Deborah DeZure: Interdisciplinary Pedagogies in Higher Education27. Stephanie Pfirman and Paula J.S. Martin: Facilitating Interdisciplinary Scholars28. Jessica K. Graybill and Vivek Shandas: Doctoral Student and Early Career Academic Perspectives29. Daniel Callahan: A Memoir of an Interdisciplinary CareerPART 5: Knowledge Transdisciplined30. Gertrude Hirsch Hadorn, Christian Pohl, and Gabriele Bammer: Solving Problems through Transdisciplinary Research31. Styse Strijbos: Systems Thinking32. Daniel Stokols, Kara L. Hall, Richard P. Moser, Annie Feng, Shalini Misra, and Brandie K. Taylor: Cross-disciplinary Team Science Initiatives: Research, Training, and Translation33. J. Baird Callicott: The Environment34. Jennifer L. Terpstra, Allan Best, David B. Abrams, and Gregg Moor: Health Science and Health Services35. Marilyn Averill: Law36. Sven Ove Hansson: Risk37. Bruce A. Vojak, Raymond L. Price, and Abbie Griffin: Corporate InnovationIndex