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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
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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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