Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 18

Jared A. Jaworski (Editor)

Series: Advances in Sociology Research
BISAC: SOC026000

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The authors of this book discuss the latest advances in sociology research. Chapters include research on the importance of stories in assessing personal and/or community problems and designing culturally relevant and effective solutions; the repercussions of precarious, low-status work regarding access to healthcare services by immigrant workers in Greece; the repercussions of work and employment in precarious, low-status/low wage jobs of immigrant workers on their trade union participation and work rights claims in Greece; new oral transmission of popular culture in the face of global challenges; norm conformity, rationalization and resident participation in multi-owned housing management; myths and facts of closing the gender gap in trade union activities in Nigeria; and the phenomenon of homophobia within the framework of masculine domination as well as its role in setting the binary regarding gender boundaries.
(Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Chapter 1
Rethinking Causality in the Social Sciences: Implications for Research and Health Interventions
(John W. Murphy, Khary K. Rigg, Sociology Department, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA, and others)

Chapter 2
Repercussions of Precarious, Low-Status Work Regarding Access to Healthcare Services by Immigrant Workers in Greece: Seasonal Flu or an Incurable Disease?
(Theodoros Fouskas, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Professional Training of Police Officers - Executives, Hellenic Police School of Further Education and Training, Greece)

Chapter 3
They Do Not Represent us! Repercussions of Precarious, Low-Status Work on Participation of Immigrants in Trade Unions in Greece
(Theodoros Fouskas, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Professional Training of Police Officers - Executives, Hellenic Police School of Further Education and Training, Greece)

Chapter 4
New Oral Transmission of Popular Culture in the Face of Global Challenges: From Urban Legends to the Daunting Narratives of Hypermodernity
(Luis Díaz Viana, Instituto de Lengua, Literatura y Antropología (ILLA), Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales (CCHS), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). Madrid, Instituto de Estudios Europeos. Universidad de Valladolid (UVa), Spain)

Chapter 5
Norm Conformity, Rationalization and Resident Participation in Multi-owned Housing Management
(Yung Yau, Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong, China)

Chapter 6
Closing the Gender Gap in Trade Union Activities in Nigeria: The Myths and the Facts
(Toyin Adefolaju, Department of Sociology, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria)

Chapter 7
Gender Boundaries: The Production of Homophobia
(Tânia Pinafi, Master’s in Psychology, UNESP, Assis – SP, Brazil, and PhD student in Psychology, USAL, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Index

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