Innovations in Social Theorizing. Part I

Monday, 16 July 2018: 15:30-17:20
RC16 Sociological Theory (host committee)

Language: English

This session will consider current innovations and trends in social theorizing. What theories are emerging to make sense of the new realities and challenges of the 21st century? What are critical gaps in our thinking and how might they be addressed? How might classical works be reconstructed to advance knowledge?
Session Organizer:
Erik SCHNEIDERHAN, University of Toronto, Canada
Erik SCHNEIDERHAN, University of Toronto, Canada
Oral Presentations
How the History of Sociology Can Inform Contemporary Theorizing in Sociology: A Framework
Christian DAYÉ, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
Theories, Paradigms and Turns in Contemporary Social Theory
Frederic VANDENBERGHE, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Field Theory and Welfare State Regimes: Moving Beyond the Domestic
Amanda SHRIWISE, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
A Framework for Solidarity in the Achievement of Social and Civil Rights
Tinka SCHUBERT, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain; Marta SOLER GALLART, Department of Sociology, University of Barcelona, Spain
Distributed Papers
The Becoming of Complex Socio-Environmental Reality: Violence As Side-Effects of Dehumanization
Sergey KRAVCHENKO, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University), Russian Federation
National Features of the Social Exclusion Regime, or on Possibilities of Applying the Underclass Theory in Russia
Sveta YAROSHENKO, St.Petersburg State University, Russian Federation; Tatjana LYTKINA, Institute of social-economic and power problems of the North, Komi scientific centre of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
The Look of the Observation in Communication Research: The Paradigm of Observation As a Processual Communicative Action
Fernando NOBRE CAVALCANTE, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN, Brazil
West Asia as Method
Anaheed AL-HARDAN, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
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