Current Research in Comparative Sociology. Part II

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: Booth 51
RC20 Comparative Sociology (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Frederick C. TURNER, University of Connecticut, USA
Limits of Complexity? – the Need of a Multilevel Approach in Migration Research (Oral Presentation)
Gwendolyn GILLIÉRON, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland

Conspicuous Modesty in a Cosmopolitan Environment? a Study of Nordic Expatriates in Strasbourg (Oral Presentation)
Jean-Pascal DALOZ, CNRS University of Strasbourg, France

Comparative Research in Prostitution Studies: Challenges and Opportunities (Oral Presentation)
Isabel CROWHURST, Kingston University, United Kingdom

Interwar Constitutionalism and the Remaking of Social Policy in Latin America (Oral Presentation)
Manuel BASTIAS SAAVEDRA, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile

Is There a Unified Recipe to Predict Civic Engagement? Comparisons of 47 European Countries (Distributed Paper)
Alla MARCHENKO, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine

Comparing the Design and Implementation of IT Skill Standards in Britain and Japan: IT Human Resources, Institutional Innovation and Path Dependency (Distributed Paper)
Kevin MCCORMICK, University of Sussex, United Kingdom; Yoshiki KURATA, Hitotsubashi University, Japan; Katsuhiko TSUZAKI, International Buddhist University (Shitennouji University), Japan

Divorce Studies in America and Japan (Distributed Paper)
Takeshi SUZUKI, Mejiro University, Japan; Atsuko OKANO, Carat Club Corp., Japan