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T he H andbook of S ociology and H uman R ights

Edited by: David L. Brunsma , Keri E. Iyall Smith , Brian K. Gran

Print publication date:  February  2013
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9781594518829
eBook ISBN: 9781315634227
Adobe ISBN: 9781317258391

10.4324/9781315634227
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Book description

Long the province of international law, human rights now enjoys a renaissance of studies and new perspectives from the social sciences. This landmark book is the first to synthesize and comprehensively evaluate this body of work. It fosters an interdisciplinary, international, and critical engagement both in the social study of human rights and the establishment of a human rights approach throughout the field of sociology. Sociological perspectives bring new questions to the interdisciplinary study of human rights, as amply illustrated in this book. The Handbook is indispensable to any interdisciplinary collection on human rights or on sociology. This text: Brings new perspectives to the study of human rights in an interdisciplinary fashion. Offers state-of-the-art summaries, critical discussions of established human rights paradigms, and a host of new insights and further research directions. Fosters a comprehensive human rights approach to sociology, topically representing all 45 sections of the American Sociological Association.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Sociology and Human Rights  Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Sex and Gender  Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Aging and the Life Course  Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Mental Health and Human Rights  Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Racial and Ethnic Minorities  Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Asia and Asian America  Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Latina/o Sociology  Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Children and Youth  Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Race, Class, and Gender  Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Sexualities  Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Animals and Society  Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Disability and Society  Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Medical Sociology  Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Crime, Law, and Deviance  Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Education  Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Family  Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Organizations, Occupations, and Work  Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Political Sociology  Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Culture  Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Science, Knowledge, and Technology  Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Sociology of Law  Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Religion  Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Economic Sociology  Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Community and Urban Sociology  Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Peace, War, and Social Conflict  Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Environment and Technology  Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Population  Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Collective Behavior and Social Movements  Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco  Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Rationality and Society  Download PDF
Chapter  31:  International Migration  Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Labor and Labor Movements  Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Evolution, Biology, and Society  Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Methodology  Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Mathematical Sociology  Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis  Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Comparative and Historical Sociology  Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Political Economy of the World-System  Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Social Psychology  Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Sociological Practice and Public Sociology  Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Teaching and Learning  Download PDF
Chapter  42:  History of Sociology  Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Theory  Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Emotions  Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Marxist Sociology  Download PDF
Backmatter Download PDF
REFERENCES Download PDF
INDEX Download PDF
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