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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.

Evaluating Sociologists in Taiwan: Power, Profession and Passers-by
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Ming-ChangTsai

The state in Taiwan plays an important role in promoting research activities in public and private universities. Through a grant competition system that distributes precious research finance, the state is able to exert its ...

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