Annual Review of Sociology / Edition 26

Annual Review of Sociology / Edition 26

by Karen S. Cook
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824322266

ISBN-13: 9780824322267

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Annual Reviews, Incorporated

This collection of recent work in the field of sociology presents articles on theory and methods, social processes, institutions and culture, political and economic sociology, differentiation and stratification, the individual and society, policy, and historical sociology. Welfare reform, mathematics in sociology, global ethnography, and comparative research on…  See more details below

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This collection of recent work in the field of sociology presents articles on theory and methods, social processes, institutions and culture, political and economic sociology, differentiation and stratification, the individual and society, policy, and historical sociology. Welfare reform, mathematics in sociology, global ethnography, and comparative research on women's employment are some of the topics examined. Other issues discussed are Chinese social stratification and social mobility, and race, gender, and authority in the workplace. Cook is affiliated with Stanford University, and Hagan is affiliated with Northwestern University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824322267
Publisher:
Annual Reviews, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
ANNUAL
Pages:
500

Table of Contents

Frontispiecex
Prefatory Chapter
Barking Up the Wrong Branch: Scientific Alternatives to the Current Model of Sociological Science1
Theory and Methods
From Factors to Actors: Computational Sociology and Agent-Based Modeling143
Mathematics in Sociology197
Global Ethnography271
Integrating Models of Diffusion of Innovations: A Conceptual Framework297
Assessing "Neighborhood Effects": Social Processes and New Directions in Research443
The Changing Faces of Methodological Individualism479
Social Processes
Violence in Social Life387
Institutions and Culture
Welfare Reform: How Do We Measure Success?117
The Study of Islamic Culture and Politics: An Overview and Assessment359
Political and Economic Sociology
Financial Markets, Money, and Banking39
Comparative Research on Women's Employment221
Differentiation and Stratification
Chinese Social Stratification and Social Mobility91
The Study of Boundaries in the Social Sciences167
Race, Gender, and Authority in the Workplace: Theory and Research509
Individual and Society
Reconsidering the Effects of Sibling Configuration: Recent Advances and Challenges243
Ethnic Boundaries and Identity in Plural Societies327
Policy
Ideas, Politics, and Public Policy21
New Economics of Sociological Criminology417
Historical Sociology
The Sociology of Intellectuals63
Indexes
Subject Index543
Cumulative Index of Contributing Authors, Volumes 19-28565
Cumulative Index of Chapter Titles, Volumes 19-28568

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