Globalization, Knowledge and Society: Readings from International Sociology

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Martin Albrow, Elizabeth King
SAGE Publications, Aug 1, 1990 - Social Science - 280 pages
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Globalization, Knowledge and Society addresses the issues involved in the development of sociology as a global discipline and the increasing interpenetration of national traditions, cultures and economies through global change. Classic issues of relativism and universalism are raised in a new context. The related problems of tensions between national sociological traditions and the international discipline are explored. Finally the book considers the transnational process of social change, particularly as exemplified in international actors such as the Green and peace movements.

This innovative volume, drawing on papers from International Sociology, addresses key questions for all those interested either in th

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Martin Albrow is Research Professor in the Social Sciences at Roehampton Institute, London. He is the author of "Max Weber's Construction of Social Theory "and co-editor, with Elizabeth King, of "Globalization, Knowledge, and Society.

Elizabeth King, MD, graduated from Texas A & M College of Medicine and has been practicing medicine since July 2005. She has been featured in several local television interviews with a reputation as one of the most popular obstetrician/gynecologists in San Antonio. She resides in the San Antonio area with her husband Aaron, a Christian physician specializing in diabetes, and their son Daniel.

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