Balon

Jan Balon

head of department

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Jan Balon specializes in the study of formative periods in the history of social science. He is the author of 5 books including Sociological Theory (2007), The Society of Our Age (2011), Contemporary Sociological Theory (2011), Sociology in the USA (2011), History of Sociology in the Czech Republic (2017); and the editor of 6 collections. He took part in a number of research projects that looked into various aspects of the institutional development in the academic field. Recently, he is involved in a project which seeks to pick up on sociological legacies in relation to the topic of domination.

Research interests: Philosophy and History of Science, Social Studies of Science, Science Policy, Social Theory, Sociology in the US 

 

Curriculum vitae (January 2020)

 

Recent publications

  • Reassembling Scholarly Communications: Histories, Infrastructures, and Global Politics of Open Access
    0538071 - FLÚ 2021 RIV US eng M - Část monografie knihy
    Holmwood, John
    Open access, “publicity”, and democratic knowledge.
    Reassembling Scholarly Communications: Histories, Infrastructures, and Global Politics of Open Access. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2020 - (Eve, P.; Gray, J.), s.
    ...
  • Debating the norms of scientific writing
    0518601 - FLÚ 2020 RIV eng U - Uspořádání akce
    Wacquez, J. - Balon, Jan
    Debating the norms of scientific writing.
    [Prague, 23.05.2018-23.05.2018, (W-EUR 19/12)]
    Institucionální podpora: RVO:67985955
    Klíčová slova: academic writing * science communication * knowledge production
    Kód oboru
    ...
  • Sociologie, veřejnost, politika
    0511123 - FLÚ 2020 RIV CZ cze M - Část monografie knihy
    Balon, Jan
    Mezi idejemi a institucemi: rámce sociologického vědění.
    [Between Ideas and Institutions: Frameworks of Sociological Knowledge.]
    Sociologie, veřejnost, politika. Praha: Filosofia, 2019 - (Holmwood, J.), s. 7-24. ISBN
    ...
  • John Holmwood. Sociologie, veřejnost, politika [Překlad]
    0511134 - FLÚ 2020 RIV CZ cze T - Překlad
    Balon, Jan
    John Holmwood. Sociologie, veřejnost, politika [Překlad].
    [John Holmwood. Sociology, Publics, Politics [Translation].]
    [HOLMWOOD, John. Problems of Reflexivity: „Dialogic“ Social Inquiry and the Displacement of Explanation. (Dosud nepublikováno.)
    ...
  • The impossibility of sociology as a science: arguments from within the discipline
    0508708 - FLÚ 2020 RIV GB eng J - Článek v odborném periodiku
    Balon, Jan - Holmwood, John
    The impossibility of sociology as a science: arguments from within the discipline.
    Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour. Roč. 49, č. 3 (2019), s. 334-347. ISSN 0021-8308.
    ...

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