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Sociologists in a global age : biographical perspectives

Sociologists in a global age : biographical perspectives

Author: Mathieu Deflem
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this volume, sixteen leading international sociologists share their experiences of becoming practitioners in the field. Each contributor provides an auto-biographical review of their journey into  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sociologists in a global age.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mathieu Deflem
ISBN: 9780754670377 0754670376
OCLC Number: 72699707
Description: ix, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Unfinished work : the career of a European sociologist / Martin Albrow --
Going global / Karin Knorr Cetina --
Between worlds : marginalities, comparisons, sociology / Joachim J. Savelsberg --
The urban is political : my journey from the Midwestern suburbs to the world's largest cities (and back?) / Diane E. Davis --
Going digging in the shadow of master categories / Saskia Sassen--
Sociology : passion and profession / Richard Münch --
The making and remaking of a sociologist / Ewa Morawska --
A serendipitous career / Leon Grunberg --
Towards a more democratic and just society : an experience of a sociologist from Korea / Hyun-Chin Lim --
Building a relational theory of society : a sociological journey / Pierpaolo Donati --
For a better quality of life / Ruut Veenhoven --
Coming in from the cold : my road from socialism to sociology / Piotr Sztompka --
My sociological practices and commuting identities / Eiko Ikegami --
A journey into sociology / Horst J. Helle --
My efforts to explore the secret of Chinese development / Tiankui Jing --
Have sociological passport, will travel / Edward A. Tiryakian.
Responsibility: edited by Mathieu Deflem.
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'Sociology after the second world war produced a distinctive set of international scholarly careers. This collection brings together a number of fascinating lives which took advantage of these new Read more...

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