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Contemporary political sociology : globalization, politics, and power

Author: Kate Nash; John Wiley & Sons.
Publisher: Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

This fully revised and updated introduction to political sociology incorporates the burgeoning literature on globalization and shows how contemporary politics is linked to cultural issues, social  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Nash; John Wiley & Sons.
ISBN: 9781444330755 1444330756 9781444330748 1444330748
OCLC Number: 909974837
Description: XI, [1], 286 s. ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Changing Definitions of Politics and Power. 1.1 The Marxist Tradition of Political Sociology. 1.2 The Weberian Tradition of Political Sociology. 1.3 The Durkheimian Tradition of Political Sociology. 1.4 Focauldian Definitions of Power and Politics. 1.5 Cultural Politics. 2. Politics in a Small World. 2.1 Explaining Globalization. 2.2 State Transformation and Imperialism. 2.3 We are the World? 3. Social Movements. 3.1 Resource Mobilization Theory and Beyond. 3.2 New Social Movement Theory: Conflict and Culture. 3.3 Toward a Synthesis: The Definition of Social Movement . 3.4 Global Social Movements. 4. Citizenship. 4.1 T. H. Marshall: Citizenship, Social Class, and the Nation-State. 4.2 Citizenship, Wealth, and Poverty. 4.3 Citizenship, Sex, and Sexuality. 4.4 Citizenship, Racialization, and Ethnicity. 4.5 Post-National Citizenship? 5. Globalization and Democracy. 5.1 Democracy in Crisis: Political Parties and Elections. 5.2 Democracy, Human Rights, and International Political Institutions. 5.3 Global Civil Society. 5.4 Democracy and Cultural Politics. Glossary. References. Index.
Responsibility: Kate Nash.


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