Sociologists in a Global Age: Biographical Perspectives

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Mathieu Deflem
Ashgate, 2007 - Social Science - 273 pages
Introduction: sociologists in a global age Mathieu Deflem
Part I Traversing Worlds
Unfinished work: the career of a European sociologist Martin Albrow
Going global Karin Knorr Cetina
Between worlds: marginalities, comparisons, sociology Joachim J. Savelsberg
The urban is political: my journey from the Midwestern suburbs to the world’s largest cities (and back?) Diane E. Davies
Going digging in the shadow of master categories Saskia Sassen
Part II Evolving Works
Sociology - passion and profession Richard Münch
The making and remaking of a sociologist Ewa Morawska
A serendipitous career Leon Grunberg
Towards a more democratic and just society: an experience of a sociologist from Korea Hyun-Chin Lim
Building a relational theory of society: a sociological jorney Pierpaolo Donati
For a better quality of life Ruut Veenhoven
Part III (Trans) forming Selves
Coming in from the cold: my road from socialism to sociology Piotr Sztompka
My sociological practices and commuting identities Eiko Ikegami
A journey into sociology Horst J. Helle
My efforts to explore the secrets of Chinese development Tiankui Jing
Have sociological passport, will travel Edward A. Tiryakian
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Contents

The Career of a European Sociologist
15
Going Global
29
Marginalities Comparisons Sociology
49
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Mathieu Deflem is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of South Carolina, USA. He is the author of Policing World Society (2002).

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