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The ISA handbook of diverse sociological traditions [electronic resource] / edited by Sujata Patel.

Contributor(s): Patel, Sujata.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Sage studies in international sociology: Publisher: Los Angeles [i.e. Thousand Oaks, Calif.] ; London : SAGE Publications, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 366 p.).ISBN: 9781849204507 (electronic bk.); 1849204500 (electronic bk.).Other title: International Sociological Association handbook of diverse sociological traditions | Handbook of diverse sociological traditions | Diverse sociological traditions | Sociological traditions.Subject(s): Sociology | Globalization -- Social aspects | Social Science | Soziologie | Soziologische Theorie | Internationaler Vergleich | Geschichte 1900-2008Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: ISA handbook of diverse sociological traditions.DDC classification: 301 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The debate : one sociology or many sociologies -- Beyond the classical theorists : European and American sociology today -- Local traditions and universal sociologies : the dilemmas of post-communist states of central and eastern Europe -- Authoritarianism and challenges to sociology in Latrin America -- The colonial heritage and its sociological traditions : Africa, the Middle East/west Asia, south Asia and the Caribbean -- Local or universal : identity and difference in the sociology of the Far East.
Summary: This volume actively engages with the many traditions of sociology in the world. 29 chapters from prominent international contributors discuss, challenge & re-conceptualize the global discipline of sociology, evaluating the diversities within & between sociological traditions of many regions & nation-states.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

The debate : one sociology or many sociologies -- Beyond the classical theorists : European and American sociology today -- Local traditions and universal sociologies : the dilemmas of post-communist states of central and eastern Europe -- Authoritarianism and challenges to sociology in Latrin America -- The colonial heritage and its sociological traditions : Africa, the Middle East/west Asia, south Asia and the Caribbean -- Local or universal : identity and difference in the sociology of the Far East.

This volume actively engages with the many traditions of sociology in the world. 29 chapters from prominent international contributors discuss, challenge & re-conceptualize the global discipline of sociology, evaluating the diversities within & between sociological traditions of many regions & nation-states.

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