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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 1: One Sociology or Many?
One Sociology or Many?
The question of whether there is Spanish physics, or Polish chemistry, or Danish astronomy does not make sense (except in the trivial geographical meaning, namely that science, like all other human activities, is practised somewhere). The arguments for specificity of Soviet mathematics put forward in the days of ...