Jing Tiankui, Ph.D. in Philosophy, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences(CASS) was vice President of the International Institute of Sociology (IIS) from 2001 to 2005, and is currently Director of the Institute of Sociology (CASS). Jing Tiankui’s current projects focus on Social Policy and Social Security in the age of Socialism’s Market Economics in China. Recent publication: The Theory and Practice of Social Justice (2002).
Masamichi Sasaki, Ph.D. in Sociology, Princeton University, Professor of Sociology at Chuo University, Tokyo and Visiting Professor & Director of Educational and Social Survey Research Center at Hyogo Kyoiku University, Japan, was President of the International Institute of Sociology (IIS) from 1997 to 2001. His recent publications include: 'Morality in Contemporary Society’, in The Moral Fabric in Contemporary Societies (Leiden 2003) and (with T. Suzuki) Social Attitudes in Japan: Trend and Cross-National Perspectives (2nd edition, Leiden, 2002). His current research focuses on Globalization and National Identity, and Social Trust.
Li Peilin, Ph.D., Université de Paris 1 (Sorbonne), is Deputy Director of the Institute of Sociology (CASS). Li Peilin’s current projects focus on Social Survey Studies in China. Recent publication: Social Conflicts and Class Consciousness (2005).
All those interested in social change brought about by globalization and its consequent impacts upon cultural diversity, migration and equality, social transformation, and national identity.
Table of contents
Preface, Masamichi Sasaki
SECTION ONE: SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION
On the Historicity of Globalization: Construction and Deconstruction of “Others”, T. K. Oommen
The Radical Changes of Chinese: Society and the Stable Progress of Chinese Sociology, Zheng Hangsheng
SECTION TWO:CULTURAL DIVERSITIES IN GLOBAL CONTEXT
Globalization, Cultural Diversity and East Asia: Toward the Possibility of Cultural Co-Operation, Aoki Tamotsu
Globalization from a Sociological Angle, Eliezer Ben-Rafael
On Baseline Equality,Jing Tiankui
Globalization: Towards an East Asian Perspective, Giovanni Arrighi
SECTION THREE MIGRATION: EQUALITY AND GLOBALIZATION
Globalization in the Modern World, Vladimir I. Dobrenkov
Inequalities of the World: Dimensions and Patterns, Göran Therborn
New Trends in the Current Social Stratification Structure Of China,Li Qiang
SECTION FOUR:GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: PART 1
National Community and Globalization in East Asia, Ken’ichi Tominaga,
Social Capital and Social Transformations, Nan Lin
Protecting the Rights of Children in the Age of Globalization, Dean R. Hirsch
Globalization and the “Chinese Experience”, Li Peilin
SECTION FIVE:GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: PART 2
Three Prime Movers in the Contested Civil Society: Why and How Social Transformation Occurs in Korea, Han Sang-Jin
Ubiquity of Political Mistrust across Continents, Cultures, Nations and Classes, Mattei Dogan
SECTION SIX:GLOBALIZATION AND NATIONAL IDENTITY
Nation-Building and Ethnicity, Ma Rong
The Forming of the New Human Cooperative Mechanism Under Globalization, You-Mei Li
Globalization and National Identity in Contemporary Society, Masamichi Sasaki
Notes on Contributors