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Public sociology : fifteen eminent sociologists debate politics and the profession in the twenty-first century

Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English
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In 2004, Michael Burawoy, speaking as president of the American Sociological Association, generated far-reaching controversy when he issued an ambitious and impassioned call for a 'public sociology'.  Read more...

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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780520251373 0520251377
OCLC Number: 470669935
Notes: Bibliogr. en fin de chapitre.
Description: 1 v. (VII-275 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments INTRODUCTORY Introduction--Robert Zussman and Joya Misra For Public Sociology--Michael Burawoy INSTITUTIONALIZING PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY Public Sociology and the End of Society--Alain Touraine Stalled at the Altar? Conflict, Hierarchy, and Compartmentalization in Burawoy's Public Sociology--Sharon Hays If I Were the Goddess of Sociological Things--Judith Stacey Going Public: Doing the Sociology That Had No Name--Patricia Hill Collins POLITICS AND THE PROFESSION Speaking to Publics--William Julius Wilson Do We Need a Public Sociology? It Depends on What You Mean by Sociology--Lynn Smith-Lovin Speaking Truth to the Public, and Indirectly to Power--Arthur L. Stinchcombe The Strength of Weak Politics--Douglas S. Massey From Public Sociology to Politicized Sociologist--Frances Fox Piven FALSE DISTINCTIONS: CONCEPTUAL RESERVATIONS The Sociologist and the Public Sphere--Immanuel Wallerstein About Public Sociology--Orlando Patterson For Humanist Sociology--Andrew Abbott INTERDISCIPLINARITY Whose Public Sociology? The Subaltern Speaks, but Who Is Listening?--Evelyn Nakano Glenn A Journalist's Plea--Barbara Ehrenreich REJOINDER The Field of Sociology: Its Power and Its Promise--Michael Burawoy Editors and Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Dan Clawson [et autres].
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