Crossing Boundaries (Paperback)

Knowledge, Disciplinarities, and Interdisciplinarities

By Julie Thompson Klein

University of Virginia Press, 9780813916798, 296pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 1996

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Boundary work studies examine how boundaries of knowledge are formed, maintained, broken down and reconfigured. This text investigates the claims, activities and institutional structures that define and legitimate interdisciplinary practices.

About the Author

Julie Thompson Klein is Professor of Humanities at Wayne State University. She is the author of Interdisciplinarity: History, Theory, and Practice and coeditor of Interdisciplinary Studies Today.