ISBN-10:
141293463X
ISBN-13:
9781412934633
Pub. Date:
07/01/2009
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
The ISA Handbook in Contemporary Sociology / Edition 1

The ISA Handbook in Contemporary Sociology / Edition 1

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412934633
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/01/2009
Series: SAGE Studies in International Sociology
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.20(d)

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-Fishman
PART I: ANALYSES OF APPROACHES TO RESEARCH
Chapter 2: Alienation - Critique and Alternative Futures - Lauren Langman & Devorah Kalekin-Fishman
Chapter 3: Identity, Citizenship and Contemporary, Secure, Gendered Politics of Belonging - Nira Yuval-Davis
Chapter 4: Sociological Practice and the Socio-Technics of Governance - Kjeld Hogsbro, Hans Pruijt, Nikita Pokrovsky & George Tsobanoglou
Chapter 5: Conflict, and Competition in Sociological Studies of Law - Reza Banakar
Chapter 6: New Ways of Relating Authority and Solidarity - Elisa P. Reis
Chapter 7: New Collaborative Forms of Doing Research - Jaime Jimenez
PART II: TRENDS IN CONCEPTUALIZING CONFLICT, COMPETITION, AND COOPERATION IN SUB-FIELDS
Chapter 8: The Sociology of Development and Social Transformations - Ulrike Schuerkens
Chapter 9: Health Sociology - Elianne Riska, Ellen Annandale & Robert Dingwall
Chapter 10: Sociological Theories of Professions - Julia Evetts, Charles Gadea, Mariano Sanchez & Juan Saez
Chapter 11: The Naturalization of Social Difference in Sport - Fabien Ohl
Chapter 12: Insights from the Sociology of the Arts - Jan Marontate
Chapter 13: Rethinking the Sociology of Childhood - Robert van Krieken & Doris B hler-Niederberger
Chapter 14: The Lifecourse of the Social Mobility Paradigm - Stéphane Moulin & Paul Bernard
PART III: RESEARCH ON SOCIAL ISSUES
Chapter 15: Health, Illness and Mortality in Less Developed Countries - Bali Ram & Shefali S. Ram
Chapter 16: 21st Century Military Peacekeeping Operations - David R. Segal, Christopher Dandeker, & Yuko K. Whitestone
Chapter 17: The Social Division of Health Care - Paul Leduc Browne
Chapter 18: Market against Society - Labour's Predicament in the Second Great Transformation - Edward Webster & Robert Lambert
Chapter 19: Political Consumerism - Marco Silvestro
Chapter 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 Barclay
PART IV: ILLUSTRATIVE CASE STUDIES
Chapter 22: Hunger and Plenty - Fragmented Integration in the Global Food System - Mustafa Koc
Chapter 23: Social Movements in Brazil - Maria da Gloria Gohn
Chapter 24: Making Sense of Social Justice and Social Mobilization in Latin America - Victor Armony
Chapter 25: Industrial and Labour Studies, Socio-Economic Transformation, Conflict and Cooperation in Kwa Zulu Natal - Ari Sitas
Chapter 26: Economic Globalization and Singapore's Development Policies - Alexius A. Pereira
Chapter 27: The Dynamics of Local Global Relations - Henry Teune
Chapter 28: Negotiating Identity, Conflict and Cooperation within a Strategic Model of Address - Sandi Michele de Oliveira
Chapter 29: Conflict and (Ethno-Linguistic) Diversity: Canada/Québec - Philippe Couton, Ann Denis, Leslie Laczko, Linda Pietrantonio & Joseph-Yvon Thériault
PART V: CONCLUSION
Chapter 30: Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation - Means and Stratagems for Shaping Social Reality in the 21st Century - Ann Denis & Devorah Kalekin-Fishman

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