The ISA Handbook in Contemporary Sociology / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- SAGE Publications
This International Sociological Association Handbook presents and tracks the transformation of the societies and social relations that characterize the twenty-first century. The volume is organized around a conceptualization of three processes that are fundamental to the analyses of micro, meso and macro social relations: Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation. Case studies discuss and contextualize debates within an international overview of relevant literature incorporating material about North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
About the Author
Ann Denis teaches Sociology at the University of Ottawa, Canada.
Devorah Kalekin-Fishman teaches Sociology at the University of Haifa.
Table of Contents
Introduction - Ann Denis & Devorah Kalekin-FishmanPART I: ANALYSES OF APPROACHES TO RESEARCHChapter 2: Alienation - Critique and Alternative Futures - Lauren Langman & Devorah Kalekin-FishmanChapter 3: Identity, Citizenship and Contemporary, Secure, Gendered Politics of Belonging - Nira Yuval-DavisChapter 4: Sociological Practice and the Socio-Technics of Governance - Kjeld Hogsbro, Hans Pruijt, Nikita Pokrovsky & George TsobanoglouChapter 5: Conflict, and Competition in Sociological Studies of Law - Reza BanakarChapter 6: New Ways of Relating Authority and Solidarity - Elisa P. ReisChapter 7: New Collaborative Forms of Doing Research - Jaime JimenezPART II: TRENDS IN CONCEPTUALIZING CONFLICT, COMPETITION, AND COOPERATION IN SUB-FIELDSChapter 8: The Sociology of Development and Social Transformations - Ulrike SchuerkensChapter 9: Health Sociology - Elianne Riska, Ellen Annandale & Robert DingwallChapter 10: Sociological Theories of Professions - Julia Evetts, Charles Gadea, Mariano Sanchez & Juan SaezChapter 11: The Naturalization of Social Difference in Sport - Fabien OhlChapter 12: Insights from the Sociology of the Arts - Jan MarontateChapter 13: Rethinking the Sociology of Childhood - Robert van Krieken & Doris B hler-NiederbergerChapter 14: The Lifecourse of the Social Mobility Paradigm - Stéphane Moulin & Paul BernardPART III: RESEARCH ON SOCIAL ISSUESChapter 15: Health, Illness and Mortality in Less Developed Countries - Bali Ram & Shefali S. RamChapter 16: 21st Century Military Peacekeeping Operations - David R. Segal, Christopher Dandeker, & Yuko K. WhitestoneChapter 17: The Social Division of Health Care - Paul Leduc BrowneChapter 18: Market against Society - Labour's Predicament in the Second Great Transformation - Edward Webster & Robert LambertChapter 19: Political Consumerism - Marco SilvestroChapter 20: Modes of Structured Interplay in the Modelling of Digital Futures - Markus Schulz Chapter 21: Sociological Theory, Social Change and Crime in Rural Communities - Joseph F. Donnermeyer, Pat Jobes, & Elaine BarclayPART IV: ILLUSTRATIVE CASE STUDIESChapter 22: Hunger and Plenty - Fragmented Integration in the Global Food System - Mustafa KocChapter 23: Social Movements in Brazil - Maria da Gloria GohnChapter 24: Making Sense of Social Justice and Social Mobilization in Latin America - Victor ArmonyChapter 25: Industrial and Labour Studies, Socio-Economic Transformation, Conflict and Cooperation in Kwa Zulu Natal - Ari SitasChapter 26: Economic Globalization and Singapore's Development Policies - Alexius A. PereiraChapter 27: The Dynamics of Local Global Relations - Henry TeuneChapter 28: Negotiating Identity, Conflict and Cooperation within a Strategic Model of Address - Sandi Michele de OliveiraChapter 29: Conflict and (Ethno-Linguistic) Diversity: Canada/Québec - Philippe Couton, Ann Denis, Leslie Laczko, Linda Pietrantonio & Joseph-Yvon ThériaultPART V: CONCLUSIONChapter 30: Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation - Means and Stratagems for Shaping Social Reality in the 21st Century - Ann Denis & Devorah Kalekin-Fishman