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Calhoun, Craig J. 1952-

Works: 200 works in 900 publications in 6 languages and 29,047 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Dictionaries  Biographies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Creator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Other, Author of introduction, n, Commentator, Publishing director
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Most widely held works about Craig J Calhoun
Most widely held works by Craig J Calhoun
Dictionary of the social sciences by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: Featuring over 1,800 concise definitions of key terms, the Dictionary of the Social Sciences is the most comprehensive, authoritative single-volume work of its kind. With coverage on the vocabularies of anthropology, sociology, political science, economics, human geography, cultural studies, and Marxism, the Dictionary is an integrated, easy-to-use, A-to-Z reference tool. Designed for students and nonspecialists, it examines classic and contemporary scholarship including basic terms, concepts, theories, schools of thought, methodologies, issues, and controversies. As a true dictionary, it also contains concise, jargon-free definitions that explain the rich, sometimes complex language of these increasingly visible fields
Understanding September 11( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governance hotspots, Challenges we must confront in the post september 11 world
Habermas and the public sphere by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

42 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The relationship between civil society and public life has become a major topic of discussion in many disciplines, and no single scholarly voice informs this discussion more that that of Jürgen Habermas. His contributions have shaped the nature of debates over critical theory, feminism, cultural studies, and democratic politics. In this book, scholars from a wide range of disciplines respond to Habermas's most directly relevant work, 'The structural transformation of the public sphere'. Ranging from political theory to cultural criticism, from ethics to gender studies, from history to media studies, these essays challenge, refine, and extend our understanding of the social foundations and changing character of democracy and public discourse."--Back cover
Contemporary sociological theory by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of sociological theory is a guide to contemporary perspectives and approaches. It includes material on topics such as symbolic interactionism, phenomenology, structuralism and the debates over modernity and postmodernity
Sociology in America : a history by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though the word "sociology" was coined in Europe, the field of sociology grew most dramatically in America. Despite that disproportionate influence, American sociology has never been the subject of an extended historical examination. To remedy that situation--and to celebrate the centennial of the American Sociological Association--Craig Calhoun assembled a team of sociologists to produce Sociology in America. Rather than a story of great sociologists or departments, Sociology in America is a history of an often disparate field--and a look at the ways sociology developed intellectually and institutionally. It explores the growth of American sociology as it addressed changes and challenges throughout the twentieth century, covering topics ranging from the discipline's intellectual roots to understandings (and misunderstandings) of race and gender to the impact of the Depression and the 1960s.--From publisher's description
Neither gods nor emperors : students and the struggle for democracy in China by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The question of class struggle : social foundations of popular radicalism during the industrial revolution by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical sociological theory( Book )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comprehensive collection of classical sociological theory is a definitive guide to the roots of sociology. The volume explores the pioneering minds of Marx, Durkheim, and Weber, who developed our modern idea of society; and looks at the powerful influence of the works of early sociologists Mead, Simmel, Freud, and Du Bois. It concludes with the major works and theoretical perspectives of the mid-twentieth century, including those of Adorno, Marcuse, Parsons, and Merton. As a whole, the reader traces the evolution of social science from its undisciplined beginnings to its current guideposts and reference points in contemporary sociological debate." "Updated throughout, this second edition includes selected readings which provide clearer introductions to classical theory, providing examples and showing connections to current sociology. This title's approach of giving substantial primary source texts rather than merely "snippets," and backing these up with generous introductions, is maintained in this new edition. There is an entirely new section with new readings on the immediate "pre-history" of sociological theory, including the Enlightenment and de Tocqueville. Editorial introductions lend historical and intellectual perspective to the readings, making this an authoritative and compact survey of the most representative works of classical social theory, and an essential text for undergraduate courses. Classical Sociological Theory, in conjunction with its complement. Contemporary Sociological Theory, offers readers a complete overview of sociological theory. Book jacket."--Jacket
Nationalism by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on examples from Eritrea, Yugoslavia and China to France and Germany, this book clarifies the way in which national boundaries and identities became central to the modern era, how they relate to the development of state power, and how a host of different social movements and government policies try to make use of them. At the same time, the author also challenges attempts to "debunk" nationalism that fail to grasp why it maintains its power and centrality in modern life
Bourdieu : critical perspectives by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long a dominant figure in the French human sciences, Pierre Bourdieu has become internationally influential in the fields of sociology, anthropology, and cultural studies. A major figure in the development of "practice" as an organizing concept in social research, Bourdieu has emerged as the foremost advocate of reflexive social science his work combines an astonishing range of empirical work with highly sophisticated theory. American reception of his works, however, has lacked a full understanding of their place within the broad context of French human science. His individual works separated by distinct boundaries between social science fields in American academia, Bourdieu's cohesive thought has come to this country in fragments. Bourdieu: Critical Perspectives provides a unified and balanced appraisal of Bourdieu's varied works by both proponents and skeptics. The essays are written from the varied viewpoints of cultural anthropology, ethnomethodology and other varieties of sociology, existential and Wittgensteinian philosophies, linguistics, media studies, and feminism. They work around three main themes: Bourdieu's effort to transcend gaps between practical knowledge and universal structures, his central concept of "reflexivity," and the relations between social structure, systems of classification, and language. Ultimately, the contributors raise a variety of crucial theoretical questions and address problems that are important not only to understanding Bourdieu but to advancing empirical work of the kind he has pioneered. In an essay written especially for this volume, Bourdieu describes his own "mode of intellectual production" and the reasons he sees for its common misunderstanding. The contributors are Hubert Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow, Charles Taylor, Aaron Cicourel, James Collins, William Hanks, Beate Krais, Nicholas Garnham, Scott Lash, Roger Brubaker, and Loic Wacquant, and the editors."
Critical social theory : culture, history, and the challenge of difference by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Anthropological study of education by International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences( Book )

23 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book presents 21 essays representative of current international anthropological research in education. The categories of this rather broad range of studies are noninstitutional education, institutional education in society, the organization of educational institutions, and language and education. The two essays in the first section examine forms of social mechanisms for the transmission of knowledge outside of educational institutions. The second and third sections comprise the major portion of the book. Subjects addressed in the second section include the relationship of institutional education to national development in Cambodia, the structuring of what is taught in the United States, resistance to Western education in Nigeria, and the relationship of anthropology and education to social planning. The third section focuses on the problem of working out a new relationship between empirical methodology and theory relevant to educational institutions. One essay discusses a comparative study of three American high schools based on the assumption that the school is a completely discrete system, which it is not. Views of members of one ethnic and political group toward educational institutions imposed on them by others, and the role of anthropology in development and change in educational institutions are also considered. The two essays in the final section are concerned with the development of bilingual/bicultural programs for Chicanos and the relationship between the ethnography of communication and the teaching of language. (Kc)
Business as usual : the roots of the global financial meltdown( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situates the current crisis in the historical trajectory of the capitalist world-system, showing how the crisis was made possible not only by neoliberal financial reforms but by a massive turn away from manufacturing things of value towards seeking profit from financial exchange and credit. Much more basic than the result of a few financial traders cheating the system, this is a potential historical turning point. In original essays, the contributors establish why the system was ripe for crisis of the past, and yet why this meltdown was different. The volume concludes by asking whether as deep
Rethinking secularism by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays presents groundbreaking work from an interdisciplinary group of leading theorists and scholars representing the fields of history, philosophy, political science, sociology, and anthropology. The volume will introduce readers to some of the most compelling new conceptual and theoretical understandings of secularism and the secular, while also examining socio-political trends involving the relationship between the religious and the secular from a variety of locations across the globe. In recent decades, the public has become increasingly aware of the important role religious commitments play in the cultural, social, and political dynamics of domestic and world affairs. This so called ''resurgence'' of religion in the public sphere has elicited a wide array of responses, including vehement opposition to the very idea that religious reasons should ever have a right to expression in public political debate. The current global landscape forces scholars to reconsider not only once predominant understandings of secularization, but also the definition and implications of secular assumptions and secularist positions. The notion that there is no singular secularism, but rather a range of multiple secularisms, is one of many emerging efforts to reconceptualize the meanings of religion and the secular. Rethinking Secularism surveys these efforts and helps to reframe discussions of religion in the social sciences by drawing attention to the central issue of how ''the secular'' is constituted and understood. It provides valuable insight into how new understandings of secularism and religion shape analytic perspectives in the social sciences, politics, and international affairs."--Provided by publisher
The roots of radicalism : tradition, the public sphere, and early nineteenth-century social movements by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text reveals the importance of radicalism's links to pre-industrial culture and attachments to place and local communities, as well the ways in which journalists who had been pushed out of 'respectable' politics connected to artisans and other workers
The deepening crisis : governance challenges after neoliberalism( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the political and social dimensions of the economic crisis, this book examines changes in relationships between the world's richer and poorer countries, efforts to strengthen global institutions and the difficulties facing states trying to create stability for their citizens
Aftermath : a new global economic order?( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume gathers together the great minds of social science to address the significance of the global economic crisis
Robert K. Merton : sociology of science and sociology as science( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathering together twelve major sociologists, Craig Calhoun launches a thorough reconsideration of Merton's achievements and inspires a renewed engagement with sociological theory. Merton's work addressed the challenges of integrating research and theory. It connected different fields of empirical research and spoke to the importance of overcoming divisions between allegedly pure and applied sociology. Merton realized the value of sociological methods that respect the institutional analysis of science and knowledge. By bringing together different aspects of his work in one volume, Calhoun illuminates the interdisciplinary & -and unifying & -dimensions of Merton's approach, while also advancing the intellectual agenda of an increasingly vital area of study."--Jacket
Knowledge matters : the public mission of the research university( Book )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universities Are Changing Around The World. In China and Africa there is massive expansion, while many of America's greatest public universities are experiencing major budget cuts. In Latin America universities have been affected by dictatorships and privatization but are now growing in ways central to economic development. In Europe universities built as state institutions are being told to raise more money from private sources and are being reorganized so they will compete better in global rankings. In this context clarity about the public mission of universities is vital, yet it is lacking both outside and inside academia
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Dictionary of the social sciences
Alternative Names
Calhoun, C. 1952-

Calhoun, Craig.

Calhoun, Craig 1952-

Calhoun, Craig J.

Calhoun, Craig J. 1952-

Calhoun, Craig Jackson

Calhoun, Craig Jackson 1952-

Craig Calhoun sociolog american

Craig Calhoun sociologue américain

Krejg Kalhun

Крэйг Кэлхун

Крэйг Кэлхун американский социолог

칼훈, 크레이그 1952-

캘훈, 크레이그 1952-

カルフーン, クレイグ

キャルホーン, クレイグ

Understanding September 11Habermas and the public sphereContemporary sociological theorySociology in America : a historyNeither gods nor emperors : students and the struggle for democracy in ChinaClassical sociological theoryNationalismBourdieu : critical perspectives