Rethinking Comparison in a Global Age: Methodological Issues

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: Booth 51
RC20 Comparative Sociology (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Vincenzo CICCHELLI, Gemass, Paris Sorbonne/CNRS Université Paris Descartes, France and Sylvie OCTOBRE, Ministère de la Culture, France
Methodological Issues in Comparing the Disability Rights Movement Cross-Culturally (Oral Presentation)
Sharon BARNARTT, Gallaudet University, USA

Comparing Employment Policies in a Globalising World: New Challenges and New Methods (Oral Presentation)
Olivier GIRAUD, Lise CNAM CNRS, France; Frédéric REY, CNRS-CNAM, France

A Reflection on the Main Challenges of Comparative Research on Global Consumption Studies (Oral Presentation)
Viviane RIEGEL, Goldsmiths University of London, Brazil

Transnational Trajectories? Studying Nation and Citizenship in East Asia (Oral Presentation)
Yasemin SOYSAL, University of Essex, United Kingdom

Chance and Risk of Qualitative Interview Methods in an International Comparison (Oral Presentation)
Sang-hui NAM, Chemnitz University, Germany