14 Mar 2020

Rational Choice Sociology: Essays on Theory, Collective Action and Social Order – Book Review

Rational Choice Sociology: Essays on Theory, Collective Action and Social Order Hardcover: 384 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2019 Language: English Edited by Michael Hechter, Foundation Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University and Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Washington, US Rational Choice Sociology shows that despite the

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06 Mar 2020

The Relational Nordic Welfare State: Between Utopia and Ideology – Book Review

The Relational Nordic Welfare State: Between Utopia and Ideology Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2019 Language: English Edited by Sakari Hänninen, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland Kirsi-Marja Lehtelä, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland Paula Saikkonen, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland The success of the Nordic

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03 Mar 2020

Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification – Book Review

Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification: An Analysis of the Sociology of Nan Lin Hardcover: 272 pages Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Year: 2019 Language: English Edited by Ronald S. Burt, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, Yanjie Bian, Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota, Lijun Song, Department of Sociology, Vanderbilt University Nan Lin, Department

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26 Sep 2019

Call for Papers: Social Capital and Development: A Contested Relationship

Chiara Pierobon PhD (Universität Bielefeld) and Lilian Tauber (Durham University) are seeking to relaunch the academic debate about the relevance of social capital theory to development. This call for papers invites researchers and practitioners to submit their paper proposal (between 1,000 and 2,000 words) by October 31, 2019.  The papers will be collected for a special […]

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