The Shape of Sociology for the 21st Century: Tradition and Renewal

The Shape of Sociology for the 21st Century: Tradition and Renewal

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857021298
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/14/2012
Series: SAGE Studies in International Sociology Series
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Devorah Kalekin-Fishman teaches Sociology at the University of Haifa.

Ann Denis teaches Sociology at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Foreseeable Future of Sociology - Devorah Kalekin-Fishman and Ann Denis
PART I: THEORIZING SOCIOLOGY: FROM PAST TO FUTURE
Chapter 2: Recent Changes in Sociology - Michel Wieviorka
Chapter 3: On Inter-Human Space - Piotr Sztompka
Chapter 4: From Modernity to Globality - Devorah Kalekin-Fishman
Chapter 5: Integrating the Analysis of Complex Inequalities and Globalization into the Heart of Social Theory Using Complexity Theory - Sylvia Walby
PART II: SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Chapter 6: Beyond Three Constitutive Ideas of Classical Sociology - Globalization, Post-Modernity and Reflexivity - Emilio Lamo de Espinosa
Chapter 7: The Shape of Sociology - Looking at the History of our Present - Elisa P. Reis
Chapter 8: Dimensions of World-Making - Thoughts from the Caspian Sea - Dennis Smith
PART III: FOCUS ON CONCEPTS
Chapter 9: Identity in the Global Age - Hegemony, Resistance and Social Transformation - Lauren Langman
Chapter 10: Community as Social Metaphor - The Need for a Genealogy of Social Collectivities - Michael Humphrey
Chapter 11: Professions and Professionalism - Perspectives from the Sociology of Professional Groups - Julia Evetts
PART IV: UNCONSCIOUS AND CONSCIOUS DIFFERENTIATION IN SOCIOLOGY
Chapter 12: Sociology's Narratives of Global Change - Raewyn Connell
Chapter 13: A Plea for a More Interpretive, More Empirical and More Historical Sociology - Gabriele Rosenthal
Chapter 14: Post-Soviet Sociology as a Pattern of 'Another Sociology' - Larissa Titarenko
PART V: UNRESOLVED CHALLENGES
Chapter 15: Including Sociological Practice - A Global Perspective and the US Case - Jan Marie Fritz
Chapter 16: A Cultural Transformation - The Design of Alienation in the Guise of Creativity - Pirkkoliisa Ahponen
Chapter 17: 'Bystander Sociology' and the Sonderbehandlung of the Social - Marvin Prosono
Chapter 18: Precarious Disciplinary Intersections and Inconvenient Truths - Susan A. Mc Daniel
Chapter 19: Policy-Driven Research, Audit Culture, and Power - Transforming Sociological Practices in the Philippines - Emma Porio
PART VI: LOOKING AHEAD
Chapter 20: Sociology in the 21st Century - Embracing Complexity, Diversity and a Global Perspective - Ann Denis

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