Middle Class As Driver of Change? Normative Orientations and Visions of the Future

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: 419
RC09 Social Transformations and Sociology of Development (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Dieter NEUBERT, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Leaning Towards The Middle? Collective Manifestations Of Normative Beliefs In Developed Countries and Their Implications For Developing Countries (Oral Presentation)
Nadine M. SCHÖNECK, University of Bremen, Germany; Christoph BURKHARDT, University of Bremen, Germany

Social Milieus in the Middle-Class of Nairobi – Lifestyles, Attitudes and Future Visions Beyond Homogenity (Oral Presentation)
Florian STOLL, University of Bayreuth, Germany, Germany

Competing Narratives of Modernity and Muslim Middle Class in India (Oral Presentation)
Stefanie STRULIK, University of Zurich, Switzerland

New Middle Class in Singapore As a Global Creative City (Oral Presentation)
Kenichi KAWASAKI, Komazawa University, Japan

Creativity & Creative Class in the Transformation of Russian Society (Oral Presentation)
Yury VOLKOV, Southern Federal University, Russia