The shape of sociology for the 21st century: tradition and renewal

Contributor(s): Kalekin-Fishman, Devorah [Editor] | Denis, Ann [Editor]
Series: Sage studies in international sociologyPublisher: Los Angeles Sage Publications 2012Description: xv, 340 p. ISBN: 9780857021298Subject(s): Social science | SociologyDDC classification: 301 Summary: This critical volume explores the meaning of sociology and sociological knowledge in light of the recent growth and institutionalization of the discipline. A stellar group of international authors powerfully identify, question, and transform key assumptions in sociology. Leading us through the challenges faced by sociology, and the possible strategies for addressing them in the future, the book includes discussion of key issues such as: globalization; development; social policy; and inequality.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

This critical volume explores the meaning of sociology and sociological knowledge in light of the recent growth and institutionalization of the discipline. A stellar group of international authors powerfully identify, question, and transform key assumptions in sociology. Leading us through the challenges faced by sociology, and the possible strategies for addressing them in the future, the book includes discussion of key issues such as: globalization; development; social policy; and inequality.

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