Article | Inter: A European Cultural Studies : Conference in Sweden 11-13 June 2007 | On Creole Researchers; Hybrid Disciplines and Pidgin Writing

Title:
On Creole Researchers; Hybrid Disciplines and Pidgin Writing
Author:
Barbara Czarniawska: GRI, School of Business, Economics and Law, Göteborg University
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Year:
2007
Conference:
Inter: A European Cultural Studies : Conference in Sweden 11-13 June 2007
Issue:
025
Article no.:
008
Pages:
59-67
No. of pages:
9
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2007-11-27
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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It has ordinarily been assumed that the strength of a scientific discipline resides in its purity and integration; in its distinctness. Recently; however; contrasting opinions have emerged: that the strength of a discipline; at least in social sciences; is connected to its richness; plurality and the flexibility of its borders. Clifford Geertz in anthropology; Richard Rorty in philosophy; and Richard Harvey Brown in sociology are among the proponents of such an attitude. This essay takes their work as a point of departure to scrutinize a case of a “creolized” professional career; a hybrid discipline and a kind of writing that could be called “pidgin”

Inter: A European Cultural Studies : Conference in Sweden 11-13 June 2007

Author:
Barbara Czarniawska
Title:
On Creole Researchers; Hybrid Disciplines and Pidgin Writing
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Inter: A European Cultural Studies : Conference in Sweden 11-13 June 2007

Author:
Barbara Czarniawska
Title:
On Creole Researchers; Hybrid Disciplines and Pidgin Writing
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