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New Social Connections

Sociology's Subjects and Objects

Editors: Burnett, J., Jeffers, S., Thomas, G. (Eds.)

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Offering a fresh approach to new explorations of the reconfigurations of sociological thought, this book provides a mix of literature review, original theory and autobiographical material in order to understand formations of sociological knowledge.

About the authors

MICHAEL BANTON is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Bristol, UK DAVID BEER is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of York, UK GURMINDER BHAMBRA is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Warwick, UK ROGER BURROWS is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at the University of York, UK. JOYCE E. CANAAN is Reader in Sociology at Birmingham City University, UK ERIKA CUDWORTH is Senior Lecturer in International Politics and Sociology in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, at the University of East London, UK. MAX FARRAR is Manager of Community Partnerships and Volunteering in the Leslie Silver International Faculty of Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. DAVID INGLIS is Professor of Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, UK. GAYLE LETHERBY is Professor of Sociology at the University of Plymouth, UK BRUNO LATOUR teaches at Sciences Po in Paris, France GREGOR MCLENNAN is Professor of Sociology at Bristol University, UK MICHAEL RUSTIN is Professor of Sociology at the University of East London and Visiting Professor at the London Tavistock Clinic, UK JOHN SCOTT is Professor of Sociology at the University of Plymouth, UK SASKIA SASSEN is Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, USA

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Burnett, Judith (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Sociology and the Sociological Imagination: Reflections on, Disciplinarity and Intellectual Specialisation

    Scott, John

    Pages 14-30

  • Nouns and Verbs: Old and New Strategies for Sociology

    Rustin, Michael

    Pages 31-53

  • Sociological Theory: Still Going Wrong?

    McLennan, Gregor

    Pages 54-71

  • A Plea for Earthly Sciences

    Latour, Bruno

    Pages 72-84

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Social Connections
Book Subtitle
Sociology's Subjects and Objects
Editors
  • J. Burnett
  • S. Jeffers
  • G. Thomas
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-27487-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230274877
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57598-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 259
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