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Sociology and Social Justice

Sociology and Social Justice

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November 2018 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

"Superbly conceptualises and contextualises social justice in and for our global age. The stellar cast of sociologists connect concepts to practices and outline the challenges we face, as well as providing necessary responses."

Gurminder K Bhambra, Professor of Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies, University of Sussex"

A collection of brilliant essays by international scholar-activists, examining concepts and practices from diverse contexts."
Mary Romero, Professor of Justice Studies and Social Inquiry, Arizona State University

"An excellent set of chapters bringing to the fore new perspectives on the social injustices and inequalities facing a world in crisis."
Kammila Naidoo, Professor of Sociology, University of Johannesburg

By using contextual global sociology, Sociology and Social Justice explores:

  • Historic and contemporary sites and contexts around the world
  • Sociological insights on topics ranging from social movements, to cyber space.
  • International struggles, processes, and outcomes

Written by distinguished international scholars, this is an essential text for those looking at issues of: Human Rights, Public Sociology, Democratization, Gender, and Globalization.

Margaret Abraham
About the Editor and Contributors
Margaret Abraham
Introduction: Sociology and Social Justice
Michael Burawoy
A New Sociology for Social Justice Movements
Edgardo Lander
The End of Liberal Democracy: Inequality in Post-democratic Capitalist Societies
Vishal Jadhav
Social Justice, Inequalities and Democracy in India: Issues and Challenges
Nira Yuval-Davis
Gendering Human Rights in the Pursuit of Social Justice
Bandana Purkayastha
Beyond Charters and Conventions: Human Rights Through the Lens of Social Justice and Peace
Tina Uys
Whistleblowing and Social Justice: The Influence of Ubuntu on Whistleblowing Intentions
Raewyn Connell
Equal Schools, Global Power and Hungry Markets: Sociology in the Long Struggle for Social Justice in Education
Ngai Pun, Jenny Chan, and Mark Selden
Suicide or Murder? Apple, Foxconn and China’s Workers
Margaret Abraham and Mathew John
Protest Suicides, Social Justice, and Public Sociology
Marta Soler-Gallart
Engaging Society. How Public Sociology Contributes to Overcoming Inequalities and Injustice
Evangelia Tastsoglou and Maria Kontos
Struggles for Social Justice in the 21st Century: The Breakdown of Normality and the Practice of Citizenship
Mikhail F. Chernysh
Social Justice Perceptions, Class and Institutions in Contemporary Russian Context
Brigitte Aulenbacher and Birgit Riegraf
Re-Discovering Justice

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