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Social Dynamics of Regulatory Interactions: An Exploration of Three Sociological Perspectives

Bettina Lange

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines how new ways of imagining the social can shed further light on the social relations which are engendered when legal regulation is produced and enforced. It concentrates on ... More


A Critique of the Systemic and Sociological Approaches to Eating Disorders

Simona Giordano

in Understanding Eating Disorders: Conceptual and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199269747
eISBN:
9780191603129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269742.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers a critique of systemic and sociological approaches to eating disorders. The fundamental assumption of these approaches is that mental disorders are adaptations to illogic and ... More


War and Underdevelopment

Frances Stewart and Valpy Fitzgerald (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241880
eISBN:
9780191696978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241880.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic analysis of developing countries at war is relatively rare. These volumes trace the economic and social consequences of conflict both theoretically and through empirical investigations, ... More


Betwixt and Between Discipline and Profession: A History of Sociology of Education

Pamela Barnhouse Walters

in Sociology in America: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Sociology of education emerged as an important specialty shortly after the founding of American sociology, but its location with respect to its parent fields—sociology and education—and its ... More


The use of macro-sociological factor analysis in comparative studies

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide: Back to essentials

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426413
eISBN:
9781447303176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter studies the use of macro-sociological factor analysis in comparative studies of post-community societies during the early 21st century. It compares the social product of the institution ... More


Introduction: Anxieties of Scale

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter discusses mass mediation and its implications for the scale of social action, for sociological analysis, and for the character of modern societies, considering the role of ... More


Pursuing Social Justice in the Academy and Higher Education

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the years leading to Furfey’s retirement, he adapted his vision for the sociology department at CUA to make broader claims about the social justice mission for Catholic higher education. He ... More


Radicalising social policy in the 21st century: a global approach1

Nicola Yeates and Bob Deacon

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter addresses the innovativeness and the breadth of the coverage of Peter's work on global social policy, which is grounded in a materialist, globalist and sociological analysis of social ... More


Policing World Society: Historical Foundations of International Police Cooperation

Mathieu Deflem

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274710
eISBN:
9780191699788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274710.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book offers a sociological analysis of the history of international police cooperation in the period from the middle of the 19th century until the end of World War II. It is an exploration of ... More


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