Education and the Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: Booth 52
TG04 Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
William BRADLEY, Ryukoku University, Japan
The PhD Degree and Weber's Concepts of Rationality (Oral Presentation)
Christian MAURI, Murdoch University, Australia

Working on Futures, Reducing Risk – University Graduates in Mali and Their Strategies of Action (Oral Presentation)
Susann LUDWIG, Centre for African Studies Basel, Switzerland

Risking It? Upper Social Class and School Choice in Finland (Oral Presentation)
Sonja KOSUNEN, University of Helsinki, Finland

Trajectories of Risk and Uncertainty? Medical School Students and Their Vocational Choices (Oral Presentation)
Maria Manuel VIEIRA, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Risk and Reform in the Japanese Education System (Oral Presentation)
Robert ASPINALL, Shiga University, Japan

Uncertainty As an Asset in Education Policy (Oral Presentation)
Radhika GORUR, Victoria University, Australia

Japanese Higher Education's Fragility: Bureaucracy and Risk's Dialectic (Oral Presentation)
William BRADLEY, Ryukoku University, Japan