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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.

The Various Traditions and Approaches of German Sociology1
The various traditions and approaches of German sociology
Karl-SiegbertRehberg

In the first part of this paper, the academic institutionalization of sociology under the different political systems and social conditions in Germany in the twentieth century is outlined. A second line of the argumentation notes the ...

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