Readings in Contemporary Political Sociology

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Februar 2000



This Reader presents the best published writings of prominent sociologists and political theorists currently working in the field.


List of Contributors. Preface. Part I: Power and Politics:. Introduction. 1. The Subject and Power: Michel Foucault. 2. A Sociological Theory of Postmodernity: Zygmunt Bauman. 3. Inequality After Class: Malcolm Waters. Part II: Globalization:. Introduction. 4. From Fordism to Flexible Accumulation: David Harvey. 5. The Social Revolutions of our Time: Anthony Giddens. 6. Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy: Arjun Appadurai. 7. The Question of Cultural Identity: Stuart Hall. Part III: Social Movements and the Politicization of the Social:. Introduction. 8. "New Social Movements" of the Early Nineteenth Century: Craig Calhoun. 9. The Concept of Social Movement: Mario Diani. 10. Transnational Contention: Sidney Tarrow. Part IV: Citizenship, Exclusion, and Difference:. 11. Rethinking Citizenship and Social Movements: Themes in Contemporary Sociology and Neoconservative Ideology: Maurice Roche. 12. The Patriarchal Welfare State: Carole Pateman. 13. Toward a Postnational Model of Membership [in Europe]: Yasemin Nuhoglu Soysal. Part V: Democracy:. Introduction. 14. The Public Sphere: Jurgen Habermas. 15. Hegemony and New Political Subjects: Toward a New Concept of Democracy: Chantal Mouffe. 16. Democracy, the Nation--State and the Global System: David Held. Identity and Difference in Global Politics: William E. Connolly. Index.


Kate Nash is Lecturer in Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is the author of Universal Difference: Feminism and the Liberal Undecidability of Women (1998).


"Finally -- a collection that explores political sociology as a series of conceptual political problems, as opposed to a diffuse empirical array. These articles raise the most central issues in political sociology in a way that engages and challenges the reader." Michael Kimmel, State University of New York at Stony Brook
EAN: 9780631213642
ISBN: 0631213643
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2000
Seitenanzahl: 376 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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