International Sociology
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2004. Volume 19. Editor: Saďd Amir Arjomad
Incoming editors: Jeanne de Bruijn, Melinda Mills, Gerhard van de Bunt
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International Sociology
Vol. 19, No. 1, March 2004. Abstracts

A Comparative Study of the Successful Management of Religious Diversity: Melbourne and Hong Kong
Gary D. Bouma and Andrew Singleton

Institutional Transition and Cultural Inheritance: Network Ownership and Corporate Control of Business Groups in Taiwan, 1970s-1990s
Chi-Nien Chung

The Saussurean Influence in Pierre Bourdieu's Relational Sociology
Willem Schinkel and Jacques Tacq

Conceptualizing Hybridization: On the Diffusion of Asian Medical Knowledge to Germany
Robert Frank and Gunnar Stollberg

Building Environmental States: Legitimacy and Rationalization in Sustainability Governance
Scott Frickel and Debra J. Davidson


Michael G. Peletz, Islamic Modern: Religious Courts and Cultural Politics in Malaysia
Armando Salvatore, ed., Muslim Traditions and Modern Techniques of Power
Muhammad Qasim Zaman, The Ulama in Contemporary Islam: Custodians of Change
Reviewed by Peter Mandaville

Almut Höfert and Armando Salvatore, eds, Between Europe and Islam: Shaping Modernity in a Transcultural Space
Amin Saikal, Islam and the West: Conflict or Cooperation?
Reviewed by Babak Rahimi

Sara Shalev, The Altruistic Dialogue: Ethics, Women, and Politics
Reviewed by Devorah Kalekin-Fishman

Vivien A. Schmidt, The Futures of European Capitalism
Reviewed by Ann Vogel

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International Sociology
Vol. 19, No. 2, June 2004. Abstracts

International Perspectives on Surveillance: Technology and Management of Risk
Guest Editors: David Lyon and Sean P. Hier

Sean P.Hier and David Lyon

Globalizing Surveillance: Comparative and Sociological Perspectives
David Lyon

From ‘Common Observation' to Behavioural Risk Management: Workplace Surveillance and Employee Assistance 1914-2003
Susan Hansen

Targeted! Population Segmentation, Electronic Surveillance and Governing the Unemployed in Australia
Paul Henman

Surveillance Technology, Privacy and Social Control: With Reference to the Case of the Electronic National Identification Card in South Korea
Mun-Cho Kim

Everyday Policing in Japan: Surveillance, Media, Government and Public Opinion
Kiyoshi Abe


Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Nihon no Keizai Kakusa (Economic Inequality in Japan)
Toshiki Sato, Fubyodo Shakai Nihon (The Inequality of Opportunity in Contemporary Japan)
Reviewed by Hiroshi Ono

Giuseppe Caforio, ed., Handbook of the Sociology of the Military
Reviewed by John Allen Williams

John D. Brewer, C. Wright Mills and the Ending of Violence
John Darby and Roger Mac Ginty, eds, Contemporary Peacemaking: Conflict, Violence and Peace Processes
Reviewed by Wolfgang Knöbl

David Gordon and Peter Townsend, eds, Breadline Europe: The Measurement of Poverty
Chiara Saraceno (ed.), Social Assistance Dynamics in Europe: National and Local Poverty Regimes
Reviewed by Bertil Tungodden

Max Kaase, Vera Sparschuh and Agnieszka Wenninger, eds, Three Social Sciences Disciplines in Central and Eastern Europe
Reviewed by Mateus Tomsic

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International Sociology
Vol. 19, No. 3, September 2004. Abstracts
Political Participation in the Period of Post-Communist Transition: The Case of Russian Capital Owners
Nathalia Rogers

The Making of Differences
Michel Wieviorka


Saďd Amir Arjomand

The Changing Role of the Social Sciences: An Action-Theoretical Perspective
Hans Joas

The Actor in the Social Sciences: A Reply to Hans Joas
Immanuel Wallerstein

Social Theory and the Changing World: Mass Democracy, Development, Modernization and Globalization
Saďd Amir Arjomand


Yes, There is a (Growing) Transnational Business Community: A Study of Global Interlocking Directorates 1983-98
Jeffrey Kentor and Yong Suk Jang

Problems in the Study of the Transnational Business Community: A Reply to Kentor and Jang
William K. Carroll and Meindert Fennema


Wilma A. Dunaway, ed., Emerging Issues in the 21st Century World-System. Vol. 1: Crises and Resistance in the 21st Century World-System; Vol. 2: New Theoretical Directions for the 21st Century World-System
Reviewed by Göran Therborn

Karl M. Van Meter, ed., Interrelation between Type of Analysis and Type of Interpretation
Reviewed by Raymond M. Lee

Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember, Cross-Cultural Research Methods
Michael Burawoy et al., Global Ethnography
Jürgen H.P. Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik and Christof Wolf, eds, Advances in Cross-National Comparison: A European Working Book for Demographic and Socio-Economic Variables
James Mahoney and Dietrich Rueschemeyer, eds, Comparative Historical Analysis in Social Sciences
Reviewed by Jennifer Platt

Peter Fairbrother and Gerard Griffin, eds, Changing Prospects for Trade Unionism: Comparisons between Six Countries
A.V. Jose ed., Organised Labour in the 21st Century
Reviewed by Kevin McCormick

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International Sociology
Vol. 19, No. 4, December 2004. Abstracts
Organizing Health Care: A Comparative Analysis of National Institutions and Inequality Over Time
Emilio J. Castilla

The Myth of Marketization: An Evaluation of the Persistence of Non-Market Activities in Advanced Economies
Colin C. Williams

Bureaucratic Rationality and Nodal Agency in a Developmental State: The Case of State-Led Biotechnology Development in Singapore
Lai Si Tsui-Auch

Early Modernities and Contentious Politics in Mid-Qing China, c. 1740-1839
Ho-fung Hung

Contentious Public Religion: Two Conceptions of Islam in Revolutionary Iran: Ali Shariŕti and Abdolkarim Soroush
Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

Robert Kloosterman and Jan Rath, eds, Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Venturing Abroad in the Age of Globalization
Reviewed by Yen-Fen Tseng

Carlos Albert Torres and Ari Antikainen, The International Handbook on the Sociology of Education: An International Assessment of New Research and Theory
Reviewed by William K. Cummings

William K. Cummings, The Institutions of Education
Reviewed by Joseph Zajda

Jennifer Platt, The British Sociological Association: A Sociological History
Reviewed by Charles Camic

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