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This latest edition to the ISA handbook series actively engages with the many traditions of sociology in the world. Twenty-nine chapters from prominent international contributors discuss, challenge and re-conceptualize the global discipline of sociology; evaluating the diversities within and between sociological traditions of many regions and nation-states. They assess all aspects of the discipline: ideas and theories; scholars and scholarship; practices and traditions; ruptures and continuities through an international perspective. Its goal is to become a text for debating the contours of international sociology.
Chapter 14: The Five Dilemmas of Latin American Sociology
The Five Dilemmas of Latin American Sociology
The sociology of Latin America has been a reflection of its time and its society; of the dominant theoretical currents that converted it into an academic and professional practice, and of assessing the spectacle and miseries of a continent full of wealth and yet unimaginable poverty.
The choices the discipline took to respond either to the ...