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Bell, Daniel

Robert J. Holton

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Daniel Bell Introduction Daniel Bell (b. 1919–d. 2011) was born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan into a family of immigrant Jewish garment ...

Biosociology

Rosemary Hopcroft

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Biosociology Introduction Biosociology is a subject that has emerged relatively recently in sociology—an emergence not without controversy. How...

Bourdieu, Pierre

Etienne Ollion

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Pierre Bourdieu Introduction Pierre Bourdieu was born on 1 August 1930 in a rural area of southwestern France. The only child of a peasant sha...

Careers

Phyllis Moen, Shi-Rong Lee

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Careers Introduction The concept of career has traditionally been defined as a series of positions, an orderly and hierarchical progression up...

Caste

Surinder S. Jodhka

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

CasteIntroductionCaste is popularly understood as a uniquely Indian and Hindu system of social organization. In the sociological writings, it is often...

Catholicism

Tricia C. Bruce

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Catholicism Introduction The sociology of Catholicism, like the sociology of religion more broadly, examines how individuals, communities, and...

Causal Inference

Pablo Geraldo Bastías, Jennie E. Brand

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Causal InferenceIntroductionCausal inference is a growing interdisciplinary subfield in statistics, computer science, economics, epidemiology, and the...

Chicago School of Sociology

Mary Jo Deegan

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Chicago School of Sociology Introduction The Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago established an early intellectual and profess...

Children

Toby L. Parcel

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

ChildrenIntroductionOne definition of “children” suggests it is the social grouping of humans from birth to age twenty. A closely related concept, “ch...

Chinese Cultural Revolution

Fei Yan

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Chinese Cultural RevolutionIntroductionThe Cultural Revolution (1966–1976) marks a watershed in the study of Chinese politics. Arguably the most extre...

Chinese Society

Xianbi Huang

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Chinese Society Introduction Chinese society, with the largest population and one of the oldest civilizations in the world, is experiencing co...

Citizenship

Yasemin Nuhoḡlu Soysal, Simona Szakács-Behling

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

CitizenshipIntroductionLong a purview of legal and normative political theories, citizenship has made its way in noticeable strides into the disciplin...

Civil Rights

David Cunningham, Nicole Fox

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Civil Rights Introduction Unlike many standard sociological concepts, “civil rights” is rarely interrogated as a phenomenon sui generis or in ...

Civil Society

Lauren E. Eastwood

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Civil Society Introduction What civil society encompasses is a highly contested subject in political and social theory. This debate speaks to ...

Class

Jeff Manza

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Class Introduction No concept is more widely used in sociology than that of “class.” Rooted in the writings of Marx and Engels, as well as Webe...

Cognitive Sociology

Michael W. Raphael

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Cognitive SociologyIntroductionCognitive sociology is the study of the conditions under which meaning is constituted through processes of reification....

Cohort Analysis

Yang Yang, Kenneth C. Land

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Cohort AnalysisIntroductionCohort analysis deals with the conceptualization, estimation, and interpretation of the differential contributions of three...

Collective Efficacy

Lucy Richardson, Rebecca Wickes

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Collective EfficacyIntroductionCollective efficacy is an important concept in the study of collective behaviors and outcomes. Emerging from psychology...

Collective Memory

Christina Simko

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Collective MemoryIntroductionCollective memory encompasses both the shared frameworks that shape and filter ostensibly “individual” or “personal” memo...

Community

Zachary P. Neal

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Community Introduction Community is a broad topic within sociology, the social sciences generally, and indeed even in the natural and physical...

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