Monthly Archives: July 2017

Andrew Abbott: Processual Sociology

The prominent and outstanding American sociologist Andrew Abbott – who is, among other things Editor of the American Journal of Sociology – recently published a book entitled Processual Sociology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016). Like his earlier book Time Matters: On Theory and Method (2001), Processual … Continue reading

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ISA Toronto 2018: CfP WARFARE, DISTANCE AND ‘CIVILIZING PROCESS’

RC 56 : Historical Sociology DEADLINE : Abstracts must be submitted by 20 September 20th 2017, through the ISA conference website Combat at a distance is not new and precedes what Elias called “the civilizing process”, but the development and generalization … Continue reading

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ISA XIX World Congress of Sociology, Toronto: CfP RC56 Sessions

Abstract submission is now open for the ISA World Congress next year. Abstracts must be submitted by 30 September through the ISA conference website. ​The sessions include the following topics: Comparative and Historical Sociology of Women’s Careers Confucius’ Trap Figurational … Continue reading

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