Scale matters. When conducting research and writing, scholars upscale and downscale. So do the subjects of their work – we scale, they scale. Although scaling is an integrant part of research, we rarely reflect on scaling as a practice and what happens when we engage with it in scholarly work. The contributors aim to change this: they explore the pitfalls and potentials of scaling in an interdisciplinary dialogue. The volume brings together scholars from diverse fields, working on different geographical areas and time periods, to engage with scale-conscious questions regarding human sociality, culture, and evolution.
Taal Engels ● Formaat PDF ● Pagina’s 300 ● ISBN 9783839460993 ● Editor Thomas Widlok & M. Dores Cruz ● Uitgeverij transcript Verlag ● Stad Bielefeld ● Land DE ● Gepubliceerd 2022 ● Editie 1 ● Downloadbare 24 maanden ● Valuta EUR ● ID 8202700 ● Kopieerbeveiliging Sociale DRM
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