Frontiers of Sociology (Annals of the International Institute of Sociology, Volume 11)

Frontiers of Sociology (Annals of the International Institute of Sociology, Volume 11)

Peter Hedström, Björn Wittrock


The thirty seventh global Congress of the IIS considering concept and examine on the leading edge of sociology and the connection among sociology and its neighbouring disciplines. This quantity constitutes a sustained attempt by way of in demand sociologists and different social scientists to evaluate the present status of sociology. it's a stocktaking of the original nature of sociology within the gentle of advances in the self-discipline itself and inside of quite a number neighbouring disciplines. a few of the chapters define institutional suggestions for sociology within the new millennium. Others hint scholarly advances and suggest formidable study programmes drawing on contemporary advancements not just inside of conventional neighbouring disciplines equivalent to historical past, political technology, and economics, but in addition in the cognitive, cultural and mathematical sciences.

Contributors include: Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Raymond Boudon, Richard Breen, Christofer R. Edling, S. N. Eisenstadt, Jack Goldstone, Philip Gorski, Peter Gärdenfors, Ulf Hannerz, Peter Hedström, Hans Joas, Dietrich Rueschemeyer, Jens Rydgren, Neil Smelser, Aage B. Sørensen, Richard Swedberg, Piotr Sztompka, Peter Wagner and Björn Wittrock.

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