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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.

Sociology, Science and Profession: The Portuguese Experience
Sociology, science and profession: The Portuguese experience
Anália CardosoTorres

In this paper we will give a brief historical background to the birth of sociology in Portugal and explore the social and theoretical conditions for its institutionalization. We will argue that the contexts and characteristics of the ...

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