Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 37


Jared A. Jaworski  (Editor)

Series: Advances in Sociology Research
BISAC: SOC026000

This volume includes seven chapters, each of which presents recent advancements in sociology research. Chapter One argues that Britain’s decision to leave the European Union for the sake of national sovereignty was erroneous. Chapter Two provides an additional sociological perspective on Brexit based on the work of Émile Durkheim and Norbert Elias. Chapter Three summarizes characteristics, antecedents, and consequences of social media addiction. Chapter Four reviews the state of affairs of information technology in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic. Chapter Five sheds light on the three-decade-long artisan exchange in papermaking between Bhutan and Japan. Chapter Six examines the relationship between postmodernity and the retirement of middle-aged Chinese citizens. Lastly, Chapter Seven discusses the state of health and well-being of caregivers of older people in Ghana.

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Chapter 1. Brexit between Sovereignty and Supranationality
(Charalambos Tsiliotis – Associate Professor of Constitutional and European Constitutional Law at the University of Peloponnese, Tripoli, Greece)

Chapter 2. Classical Sociology and Brexit: The Continuing Contributions of Durkheim and Elias for the Sociology of ‘De-Processes’
(David Inglis – Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland)

Chapter 3. Are Teens at Risk? An Overview of Social Media Addiction among Adolescents
(Zeynep Işıl Demircioğlu and Aslı Göncü-Köse – Department of Psychology, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, et al.)

Chapter 4. The Impact of the Pandemic on the Development of IT Technologies: Forecasts and Prospects
(Zhanna D. Ramadanova – Department of Political Science and Socio-Philosophical Disciplines, Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University (KazNPU named after Abai), Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Chapter 5. Bhutan Paper-Making and Its Artisan Exchange with Japan
(Chu Qian – Columbia University East Asian Institute, NYC, New York, US)

Chapter 6. Postmodern Retirement Pathways in Contemporary Urban China
(Qi Wang – School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)

Chapter 7. “My Health and Well-Being Matter”: A Call for Caring for Caregivers of Older People in Ghana
(Kofi Awuviry-Newton, Kwamina Abekah-Carter and George Ofosu Oti – Research Centre for Generational Health and Ageing, Faculty of Health and Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institutes, The University of Newcastle, Australia, et al.)


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