Innovations in Social Theorizing. Part II

Tuesday, 17 July 2018: 10:30-12:20
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:
Agnes KU, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Oral Presentations
Sketch for a Social Theory of the Dialectic of Control
Craig BROWNE, University of Sydney, Australia
Bourdieu in the Grey Zone of Violent Politics (South Africa)
Karl VON HOLDT, SWOP, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Community - a Classic Revisited
Dariusz GAFIJCZUK, Newcastle Unversity, United Kingdom
Distributed Papers
Universalism, Particularism and Populism
Fernando CASTAÑEDA SABIDO, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
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