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Globalization, knowledge and society : readings from international sociology

Author: Martin Albrow; Elizabeth King
Publisher: London : Sage Publications, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Essays in this volume illuminate the impact of international cultural and economic change on world societies. Sections explore universalism, the differing international relationships between  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Albrow; Elizabeth King
ISBN: 0803983247 9780803983243 0803983239 9780803983236
OCLC Number: 318364943
Description: vi, 279 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword - Margaret S ArcherIntroduction - Martin AlbrowTOWARDS A UNIVERSAL SOCIAL SCIENCEResisting the Revival of Relativism - Margaret S ArcherSociology as the Defetishisation of Modernity - Agnes HellerConceptual Frameworks in Comparative Inquiry - Divergent or Convergent? - Piotr SztompkaINTERNATIONALISING SOCIOLOGYSociology's Great Leap Forward - Edward A Tiryakian The Challenge of InternationalisationThe Application of Participatory-Action Research in Latin America - Orlando Fals BordaCREATING INDIGENOUS SOCIOLOGIESContributions to the Sociology of Knowledge from an African Oral Poetry - Akinsola A AkiwowoAsuwada Principle - M Akin Makinde An Analysis of Akiwowo's Contributions to the Sociology of Knowledge from an African PerspectiveTowards an African Sociological Tradition - O B Lawuyi and Olufemi Taiwo A Rejoinder to Akiwowo and MakindeONE WORLD SOCIETYSocietal Development, or Development of the World-System? - Immanuel WallersteinRent-Seeking or Dependency as Explanations of Why Poor People Stay Poor - Erich WeedeAn Operational Analysis of the Phenomenon of the Other Underdevelopment in the Arab World and in the Third World - Mahmoud DhaouadiOccidental Reason, Orientalism, Islamic Fundamentalism - Mona Abaza and Georg Stauth A CritiqueRLD MOVEMENTSThe Green Movement - Johan Galtung A Socio-Historical ExploratonThe Peace Movement - Artur Meier Some Questions Concerning its Social Nature and StructureSocial Movements and Social Change in Self-Creative Socety - Zsuzsa Hegedus New Civil Initiatives in the International Arena
Responsibility: edited by Martin Albrow and Elizabeth King.


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`The republication of fifteen papers from International Sociology is to be welcomed not least because it is a testimonial to Albrow's adept editorship of that journal' - @Contemporary Sociology

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