Theorizing European Societies

Theorizing European Societies

by Marinus Ossewaarde


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230251526
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 09/04/2013
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Marinus Ossewaarde is an Associate Professor in Sociology at the University of Twente, The Netherlands. He is the author of Tocqueville's Moral and Political Thought: New Liberalism (London: Routledge, 2004). He has published articles on Europe-related topics in journals like Current Sociology, Critical Sociology, European Journal of Social Theory, European Societies, Sociology and The European Legacy.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- 1. The Idea of Europe: Past and Present.- 2. Sociology and the Image of European Societies.- 3. The Modernization of European Societies.- 4. The Individualization of European Societies.- 5. The Industrialization of European Societies.- 6. The Rationalization of European Societies.- 7. The Globalization of European Societies.- Conclusion.- Glossary.- Index.

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