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Pavel Sorokin

various sociological communities all around the globe comprehend the situation in a particular mode of ‘Global Sociology’ development. Contributing to the existing papers on ‘Global Sociology’ (Sorokin 2016a, 2016b; Butollo 2017, Bhambra 2013, 2014; Burawoy 2008, 2015; Holmwood 2009), in building our

Social Change in the Age of Globalization

The Annals of the International Institute of Sociology – Volume 10

Tiankui Jing, Masamichi Sasaki and Peilin Li

The 36th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology (IIS) was a true milestone in the history of IIS, for it heralded many firsts: the first World Congress to be held on the Asian Continent, the first to be held in China, and the largest attendance by far of any of the organization’s World Congresses.
This book is a compendium of 18 papers presented by plenary speakers from 10 different nations. It addresses sweeping issues related to the age of globalization and social change, including cultural diversities, migration and equality, social transformation, and national identity. Notable is an extraordinary diversity of viewpoints, approaches and opinions.
Social Change in the Age of Globalization should be especially useful for those interested in learning more about social change in the context of globalization, especially in nations whose sociological communities are emerging, such as China and many other Asian nations.

Masamichi Sasaki and Marti Huetink

(Ph.D., Columbia University, 1983), Profes- sor of Sociology at Texas A & M University, passed away on September 17, 2010, aged 60. He was a good friend and colleague to all of us at Brill and among the sociological community. Following Masamichi Sasaki’s editor- ship, he dedicated himself to high

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Svetla Koleva

Translator Vladimir Vladov

went at a different pace in separate countries, so that, within the same period of time, the situation was different in each country. Hence, the sociological communities in the countries faced identical problems related to the scientific study of the society of ‘real socialism’, but at more or less

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Svetla Koleva

Translator Vladimir Vladov

the countries under study—though with varying relative importance for the discipline’s autonomous development. Depending on the concrete political situation and on the configuration of relations within the sociological community, the official institutions could prove to be factors of defense and

Sociology, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Organization and Environment , and Disasters: The Journal of Disaster Studies, Policy, and Management , among others. His interests continue in Macro-comparative Sociology, Community, Development and the Environment. Paul Munro is a

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Svetla Koleva

Translator Vladimir Vladov

modulated with reference to the “normalizing” policy of Cz CP —had the strongest transformative impact on sociologists as a community. According to Miloslav Petrusek ( 1992 ), after 1970, the sociological community was divided into three groups. 8 On the basis of his analysis, it is possible to distinguish

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Svetla Koleva

Translator Vladimir Vladov

the Communist regime together? At least two objections to this ‘integrist’ approach could be pointed out. Firstly, because the development in each of the former Communist countries was very specific, the sociological communities in them underwent very different ordeals. Suffice it to mention some

The Ladies Vanish?

American Sociology and the Genealogy of its Missing Women on Wikipedia

Wei Luo, Julia Adams and Hannah Brueckner

gender distribution is highly skewed and women have historically made up a much smaller proportion of scholars within the disciplines, women have composed a substantial part of the American sociological community from the discipline’s early years. That means that they ‘have a chance’ to be remembered

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Svetla Koleva

Translator Vladimir Vladov

evolution of the discipline. It may also inform us about the configuration of relationships, the prevailing moods, preferences, expectation within and outside the sociological community. On the one hand, the conducted interviews with sociologists not only reconstruct the memory of some dramatic periods in