Common Session 2D - The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World

Tuesday, 12 July 2016: 17:45-19:15
Location: Hörsaal BIG 1 (Main Building)

The Common Sessions present distinguished speakers from the ISA's Research Committees (RC), Working Groups (WG), and Thematic Groups (TG) who address from their perspective the common theme �The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World.� The purpose of these plenaries is to foster dialogue and exchange new insights and inspirations across research units by jointly focusing on the theme of the Forum, on forward-oriented modes of sociology, on the future visions of different social actors, their struggles for a better world, and global sociologies� contributions to these debates.
Wolfgang KNOEBL, Hamburg Institute for Social Research, Germany, Germany
Sergio COSTA, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
Professions, Governance and Citizenship through the Global Looking Glass
Ellen KUHLMANN, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
Roots and Fruits of Population Growth: Back to Malthus or Forward to Marx?
Jonathan ANSON, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
New Perspectives about Social Control, Crime and Violence: For Another Possible World
Jose Vicente TAVARES-DOS-SANTOS, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Reflexivity and the Sociological Study of the Military
Helena CARREIRAS, Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, Portugal
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