Sociology today [electronic resource] :social transformations in a globalizing world / edited by Arnaud Sales.
Contributor(s): Sales, Arnaud | International Sociological Association.Material type: BookSeries: Sage studies in international sociology: Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, 2012Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 431 p.).ISBN: 9781446268926 (electronic bk.); 1446268926 (electronic bk.).Other title: Social transformations in a globalizing world.Subject(s): Social change | Sociology | SOCIAL SCIENCE / General | Social change | SociologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 303.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Conceptual perspectives for understanding the dynamics of social change -- Recomposition of the political domain and challenges to civil society -- Transformation of organizations and work -- Transformation of lifeworld and culture -- Transformation of frames and conditions of social existence.
Description based on print version record.
This collection effectively mirrors the diversity and variety of transformations underway in today's societies and transnational spaces. It offers a cutting edge understanding of what is happening in our life worlds, work lives and frames of social existence.