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The ISA handbook in contemporary sociology: conflict competition cooperation

Contributor(s): Denis, Ann [Editor] | Kalekin-Fishman, Devorah [Editor].
Series: Sage Studies in International Sociology. Publisher: London Sage Publications 2009Description: xxvii, 476 p.ISBN: 9781412934633.Subject(s): Sociology | Social history --20th century | Social history --21st centuryDDC classification: 301 Summary: This Handbook is the first published by the ISA in this millennium; representing the fruit of in-depth dynamics it invites us to give all necessary attention to the concepts of conflict, cooperation and competition. By reflecting on the possible articulations of these concepts and attempting to apply them in diverse fields of social science the editors give voice to those who are studying the world as it is and perform the service of returning a set of concepts, approaches or paradigms to their legitimate place. I thank them warmly for offering us this fine volume, which, clearly, will be a milestone' - Michel Wieviorka, President, International Sociological Association. This new ISA 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. In addition to chapters that delve into sociological theory, case studies and overviews of sub fields discuss and contextualize debates from an international perspective, incorporating relevant material about North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. (Source: www.alibris.com)
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This Handbook is the first published by the ISA in this millennium; representing the fruit of in-depth dynamics it invites us to give all necessary attention to the concepts of conflict, cooperation and competition. By reflecting on the possible articulations of these concepts and attempting to apply them in diverse fields of social science the editors give voice to those who are studying the world as it is and perform the service of returning a set of concepts, approaches or paradigms to their legitimate place. I thank them warmly for offering us this fine volume, which, clearly, will be a milestone' - Michel Wieviorka, President, International Sociological Association. This new ISA 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. In addition to chapters that delve into sociological theory, case studies and overviews of sub fields discuss and contextualize debates from an international perspective, incorporating relevant material about North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. (Source: www.alibris.com)

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