Unraveling Ties: From Social Cohesion to New Practices of Connectedness

Unraveling Ties: From Social Cohesion to New Practices of Connectedness

by Yehuda Elkana
     
 

Unraveling Ties is a unique addition to current debates in sociology—a compilation of essays mapping the creation of community life in a modern world that often appears alienating, cold, and even threatening. Topics range from family life and friendship to the integral role of the deviant in society. The result is a thoughtful, meticulously researched

Overview

Unraveling Ties is a unique addition to current debates in sociology—a compilation of essays mapping the creation of community life in a modern world that often appears alienating, cold, and even threatening. Topics range from family life and friendship to the integral role of the deviant in society. The result is a thoughtful, meticulously researched volume that will be useful to sociologists, economists, and anyone interested in the creation of community in a decentralized and rapidly globalizing world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783593368467
Publisher:
Campus Verlag
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Yehuda Elkana is rector and president of the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Ivan Krastev is director of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Bulgaria. Elisio Macamo is a member of the cultural studies faculty of Bayreuth University in Germany. Shalini Randeria is a senior research assistant at the Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Study) in Berlin.

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