New Frontiers in Comparative Sociology

Edited by Masamichi Sasaki, Chuo University, Tokyo

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€113,00
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ISBN13: 
9789004170346
E-ISBN: 
9789047442899
Publication Date: 
November 2008
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
vi, 466 pp.
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ISSN: 
0074-8684
Volume: 
109

Edited by Norbert Götz, Södertörn University, and Carl Marklund, Södertörn University

Openness implies bottom-up empowerment and top-down transparency. The Paradox of Openness analyses the tensions encountered when openness is applied to the quest for democracy and markets, freedom and truth, compliance and transparency, and consensus and dissent in progressive Nordic societies.
Series: 
Volume: 
126
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281189
Publication date: 
November 2014

Edited by Christina Eder, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Ingvill C. Mochmann, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, and Markus Quandt, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Political Trust and Disenchantment with Politics contributes fresh empirical findings to research on the relationship between trust and participation. The results indicate that the citizens of European societies and beyond are far from an universal retreat from the political sphere.
Series: 
Volume: 
125
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263949
Expected: 
December 2014

Edited by Massimo Pendenza, Università di Salerno

Classical Sociology Beyond Methodological Nationalism defends classical sociology from the accusation of ‘methodological nationalism’ and re-evaluates classical sociological thought as a more functional tool for analysing the political forms of modernity in the era of globalisation.
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Volume: 
123
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272194
Publication date: 
April 2014

Edited by Blanca Rodríguez-Ruiz, University of Seville and Ruth Rubio-Marín, European University Institute, Florence

By comparing women’s access to suffrage in the countries that make up the European Union, i>The Struggle for Female Suffrage in Europe provides a retelling of the story of how citizenship was gradually coined in Europe from the perspective of women.
Series: 
Volume: 
122
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224254
Publication date: 
June 2012

Edited by Amado Alarcón, Universitat Rovira i Virgil, Spain and Luis Garzón, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

This book is the result of a research on migrant integration, language and social mobility in Catalonia. Drawing on the fate of three communities: Argentineans, Colombians and Moroccans, it examines the opportunities and constraints for social mobility.      ...
Series: 
Volume: 
121
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211230
Publication date: 
September 2011

Rabab El-Mahdi, American University, Cairo

Using Social Funds in Egypt and Bolivia as a microcosm, this book offers a critical examination of state-civil society relations and governance under the neoliberal model. Focusing specifically on the reconstruction of citizenship rights and participatory governance under this model.
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Volume: 
120
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209404
Publication date: 
July 2011

Jean Terrier, University of Münster

Taking the example of France between the Enlightenment and the Second World War and focusing especially on the connection between social theories and political projects, this book provides an original analysis of French scholarly debates on the nature of society.
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Volume: 
119
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201538
Publication date: 
June 2011

Grazyna Skapska, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Drawing on the sociological theory of reflexive modernization and the doctrine of liberal democracy, this book debates the formation of postcommunist constitutionalism. Examination of Poland, in comparison with other postcommunist countries, leads to a new theory of reflexive constitutionalism.
Series: 
Volume: 
118
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192072
Publication date: 
May 2011

David Sciulli, Texas A&M University

Written for social theorists and general readers (including undergraduates), David Sciulli's book is the first to explain not only how but also why Amitai Etzioni’s publications evolved from his dissertation to Active Society and Socio-Economics to Communitarianism.
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Volume: 
117
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004190436
Publication date: 
January 2011

Thomas Scheffer, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

This book explores the working of law and lawyers down to their very details and minituae.
Series: 
Volume: 
116
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187269
Publication date: 
September 2010

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