Applying Relational Sociology: Relations, Networks, and Society

Applying Relational Sociology: Relations, Networks, and Society

By: Francois Depelteau (editor), Christopher Powell (editor)Hardback

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Edited by Francois Depelteau and Christopher Powell, this volume and its companion, Conceptualizing Relational Sociology: Ontological and Theoretical Issues, addresses fundamental questions about what relational sociology is and how it works.

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Pierpaolo Donati, University of Bologna, Italy Jorge Fontdevila, California State University, USA Jan Fuhse, Bielefeld University, Germany Norman Gabriel, University of Plymouth, UK Frederic C. Godart, INSEAD, France Lars Bo Kasperson, Copenhagen University, Denmark Osmo Kivinen, University of Turku, Finland John W. Mohr, University of California - Santa Barbara, USA Daniel Monterescu, Central European University, Hungary Tero Piiroinen, University of Turku, Finland Heather Price, University of Notre Dame, USA Matthias Thiemann, Columbia University, USA Harrison C. White, Columbia University, USA


1. Relational Sociology and the Globalized Society; Pierpaolo Donati 2. Spatial Relationality and the Fallacies of Methodological Nationalism: Theorizing Urban Space and Binational Sociality in Jewish-Arab 'Mixed Towns'; Daniel Monterescu 3. Survival Units as the Point of Departure for a Relational Sociology; Lars Bo Kaspersen and Norman Gabriel 4. Human Transaction Mechanisms in Evolutionary Niches - a Methodological Relationalist Standpoint; Osmo Kivinen and Tero Piiroinen 5. Bourdieu's Relational Method in Theory and in Practice: From Fields and Capitals to Networks and Institutions (and Back Again); John W. Mohr 6. Turning Points are the Rule Rather than the Exception: A Relational Perspective on the Different Forms of Uncertainty; Harrison C. White, Frederic C. Godart, and Matthias Thiemann, 7. Relational Power from Switching Across Netdoms through Reflexive and Indexical Language; Jorge Fontdevila and Harrison C. White 8. Social Relationships between Communication, Network Structure, and Culture; Jan Fuhse 9. Connecting Network Methods to Social Science Research: How to Parsimoniously Use Dyadic Measures as Independent Variables; Heather Price

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137379917
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 249
  • ID: 9781137379917
  • weight: 445
  • ISBN10: 113737991X

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