Bernward Joerges

}} Bernward Joerges (born 1 September 1937 in Stuttgart) is a professor of sociology (emeritus) at Technische Universität Berlin and director of the Metropolitan Research Group at Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin. He holds a degree in Psychology (Dipl. Psych.), Dr. phil. and Dr. phil. habil. in Sociology. After early studies of development, environment, consumption and everyday life technology, his major areas of interest are social studies of science and technology, and urban and architectural studies.

He coined the concept of "Konsumarbeit".

He countered an argumentation by Langdon Winner concerning the politics of artifacts illustrated by Robert Moses' bridges of Long Island Parkway.

He was a member of the editorial board of the Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook (since 1989). He is a member of the editorial board of the Jahrbuch für Technikphilosophie. He is a member of the Wissenschsftlicher Beirat of the journal Dialektik, Zeitschrift fUr Kulturphilosophie. Provided by Wikipedia

by Czarniawska-Joerges, Barbara, Joerges, Bernward
Published 2020
Edward Elgar Publishing