comparative sociology


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comparative sociology

any form of sociology that involves cross-societal or cross-cultural analysis. See also COMPARATIVE METHOD.
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in comparative sociology from Florida International University.
At present, the research method of comparative literature has expanded into other areas, and establish many disciplines such as comparative sociology, comparative jurisprudence, and so on.
This study in comparative sociology, driven by "anthropological theory" and fashionable tropes of "discourse analysis," makes vast and sweeping historical claims about complexities of Indian and Chinese cultures.
The book's sections cover: the classical sociology of the law as articulated by such figures as Niklas Luhmann and Jurgen Habremas; critical approaches, including coverage of Marxism, Piere Bourdieu, feminist legal theory, and critical race theory; actor-centered theories such as new legal realism and Bruno Latour's legal anthropology; postmodernism and postcolonialism; and global issues such as legal pluralism, law beyond the state, law and regulation in late modernity, and comparative sociology of the law.
Consistent with the author's intention of suggesting how comparative sociology "should" or "might usefully" be "reconstructed," almost every page is replete with a rich array of historical, ethnographic and comparative sociological examples drawn from a lifetime of learning.
Clark, Edinburgh, 1986); Stephen Sharot, A Comparative Sociology of World Religions: virtuosos, priests, and popular religion (NY: New York University Pres, 2001).
In conclusion, The Worm Is a Ghetto presents a thoroughly researched and comprehensive examination of race from a "global perspective." The contributions of this book are many, including its theoretical and methodological contribution of the fields of race and ethnic relations, historical and comparative sociology and political sociology.
ALMOST EVERY PAPER one reads on the topic of comparative criminology repeats the quote from Durkheim to the effect that "comparative sociology is ...
(20.) Sammy Smooha, "The Status of Minority in an Ethnic Democracy: The Arab Minority in Israel", Reading in the Revival of Israel, 6 (1996), 277-311 (in Hebrew, luonim Be Tquomat Ysrael); Sammy Smooha and Theodor Hanf, "The Diverse Modes of Conflict Regulation in Deeply Divided Society", International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 33 (1992), 26-47; and Sammy Smooha, "Ethnic Democracy: Israel as an Archetype", Israeli Studies, 2 (1997), 198-241.
Social historians will generally find this contribution to comparative sociology and demography too demanding of quantitative acumen and too limited in analytic scope.
Using various approaches (oral tradition, linguistics, and comparative sociology), Ba presented the first scientific account of an early Fulani presence in the region of the Senegal River (now encompassing parts of the republics of Mauritania and Senegal).
My own first academic introduction to possession cults at conferences were presided over in the front row by two living ancestor spirits: Radcliffe Brown, retired but still urging anthropology as comparative sociology and Brenda Seligman emphasising, as she is cited doing in this volume, cultural specificity and analytical depth.

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