Sociology Researcher Biographical Sketches and Research Summaries


Alias T. Landry (Editor)
Emmett F. Duran (Editor)

Series: Social Issues, Justice and Status
BISAC: SOC026000

This new book compiles biographical sketches of top professionals in the field of sociology, as well as research summaries from a number of different focuses in this important field. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part 1 – Research Biographies

Gillian Aston
Hannah Badland
Elena Barengolts
Axel Borsdorf
Kaspar Burger
Jack R. Cornelius
Angelique Day
Mitch Duncan
Nadir Ahmed Elagib
Doug Evans
Giulietta Fadda
Sara Diana Garduño Diaz
Juul Gooren
Mark D. Holder
Enrico Ivaldi
Elise E. Labbe-Coldsmith
Helen LaVan
Yvette P. Lopez
Alpar Losonc
Wm. Marty Martin
Daniel Mason
Melody Oliver
Eyitayo Onifade
Neil Pembroke
Brendan A. Rich
Rudy Richardson
James O. Schenk
Hussein M. Sulieman
Daniel P. Wisniewski
Hanhan Xue
Wei Zhang
Corrado Zoppi

Part 2 – Research Summaries on Sociology

Aging and Social Policy: A Foucauldian Excursion

Aging, Theory and Globalization

An Enquiry into Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan: The Universal Elementary Education Programme of India

Bio-Psycho-Social Perspectives on Interpersonal Violence

Bullying among Youth: Issues, Interventions and Theory

Capitalizing on Culture: Successful Patterns of Parental Participation for African American Students

Children’s Social Competence: Theory and Intervention

China 1966-1976, Cultural Revolution Revisited – Can It Happen Again?

Civic Engagement and Service Learning in a Metropolitan University: Multiple Approaches and Perspectives

Contemporary Issues in Intellectual Disabilities

Cultural and Linguistic Influence on Developmental Neural Basis of Theory of Mind: Whorfian Hypothesis Revisited

Cultural Understanding in EFL Reading in Argentina

Delving into Diversity: An International Exploration of Issues of Diversity in Education

Dialogicality in Focus: Challenges to Theory, Method and Application

Disability from a Humanistic Perspective: Towards a Better Quality of Life

Distance and Flexible Education Applying ICT for an Innovative and Open Learning

Diversity Management: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches

Economic Freedom: Causes and Consequences

Education and Belonging

Education for the New Frontier: Race, Education and Triumph in Jim Crow America (1867-1945)

Flexicurity and Political Philosophy: Towards a Majority-Friendly Europe

Georgia through its Legends, Folklore and People

Ghanaian Pidgin English: Diachronic, Synchronic and Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Health and Well-Being: A Social and Cultural Perspective

Humor, Stress and Health

International (Corporate) Governance: A One-Dot Theory Interpretation

International Marriages in the Time of Globalization

Is God a Republican? Essays from a Christian Viewpoint

Linguistic Diversity and Cultural Identity: A Global Perspective

Localization in Saudi Arabia: Social and Economical Perspectives

Mental Health and Some Sociocultural Issues in Deaf People

More Strategic Activism

Politics and Ethnicity: Political Anthroponymy in Northern Ghana

Power, Privilege and Education: Pedagogy, Curriculum and Student Outcomes

Psychological Adjustment to Immigration: Individual and Family Aspects

Rural Livelihoods, Risk and Political Economy of Access to Natural Resources in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Social Identity

Social Welfare, Personal Budgets and Care: A Case Study

Social Work Education in Countries of the East: Issues and Challenges

The Rise and Fall of China’s Last Dynasty: The Deepening of the Chinese Servility

The Roles of Social Support, Perinatal Depressive Symptomatology and Family Conflicts Among Hong Kong Chinese Women

The Social Side of River Management

Toward a Post-Market Society

Urban Slums and the Social Production of Infant Mortality Rates in the Less Developed Countries: A Macro-Comparative, Quantitative Analysis

Winning the Future for Africa and the Diaspora

The Relationship between Acculturation and Violence in Minority Adolescents

Acculturation Success in Employment among Chinese Migrants from the Mainland to Hong Kong

The Implicit Cognitive Perspective in Acculturation

Acculturation and Mental Health Status, Help-Seeking, Service Use, and Outcomes for Latino and Asian/Pacific Islander Youth

Worlds Apart: Bicultural Identity Development in Latino Adolescents

Acculturation, Sociocultural Adaptation and Self-Esteem of Immigrant Youth in Portugal

Does Acculturation Equal A+? Correlates of College-Going Expectations amongst Hispanic & Asian Immigrant Youth

Impact of Acculturation on Physical Activity and Dietary Behaviors in Latinos

Acculturation and Psychological Characteristics of Bosnian Internally Displaced and Refugee Adolescents from Srebrenica Region after the War 1992-1995 in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Children’s Cognitive Constructions: From Random Trials to Structures

Language-Cognition Interactions during Bilingual Language Development in Children

Child Servitude & Rights Violation: Directions and Misdirection

Occupational Mobility after Fifty

Domestic Violence during Pregnancy and Responsibility of Prenatal Health Care Providers

Demand on and Trust in Local Government for Tackling Community Problems

On Differing Aspects and Perception of Consanguineous Marriages

Phenotype Discrimination: The Experiences of Black and White Latinos with Disabilities in the United States

Psychopathological Problems in Neurological Disorders of Children and Adolescents: Risk Factors and Prevention

Organizational Violence, Its Signification from a Male and Female Perspective

The Relationship between Restrictive Abortion Laws and the Number of Infants Relinquished for Adoption

Research and Practive on Calling and Vocation in Career Development

Intention to Obtain Hepatitis B Vaccination among Commercial Sex Workers

Selling Youthful Sex: An Anthropological Approach to Juvenile Male Prostitution

Political and Economic Justice Perceptions in Changing Societies: The Case of Israeli and East German High School Students

A Commentary on Social Mobility, Cross-Border Residence and Second Homes

Reframing Prostitution as Sexual and Emotional Labour

People-Centric Wireless Network Mobility: Statistical Patterns and Implications

Effects of Urbanization on Bird Fauna in the Municipality of Valencia, Spain: Some Evidences from Different Approaches

Being at Home: Ethnographic Method and the Experience of Doing Research with Traditional Healers and their Customers in Southern Thailand

Generative Death Anxiety and the Dialogue Among Civilizations

Tube Feedings and PVS Patients: Ordinary or Extraordinary Means?

The Cultural Denial of Sexual Slavery

Spirituality and End-of Life Care

The Trafficked Woman: Ideal or Blameworthy Victim?

The Interaction between Culture and Social Structure: Interpreting the Micro-Social Processes Underlying Music Consumption

Mental Health among Native and Immigrant Adolescents in Norway: The Role of Gender, Age and Urbanization

Alcohol Related Experiences: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Interfaith Theology for the Twenty-First Century: An Artefact for Faith in a Global Era

Individual and Contextual Social Differences Influencing Home Internet Adoption

Mindfulness Training: A Promising Approach for Addressing the Needs of Child Welfare System Children and Families

Overcoming Modernity: Western and Japanese Attempts

The Non-Ideal Conditions of Transitional Justice with a Case-Study on the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh

Democratic Failings, Successes and Prospects in the European Union: Transnational Deliberative Democracy and the Social Open Method of Coordination

Housing Design and Safety for the Elderly

Achievements in Reducing Infant Mortality in a Newly Industrialized Country: Lessons from Taiwan

Adolescents in Foster Care and their Attachment-Security to Significant Others: A One-Year Longitudinal Study
Personal Assistance Services (PAS) in the Workplace: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

What If the Embryo Is Not a Person?

Mapping a Multifaceted Relationship: Political Parties and Civil Society Organizations in Turkey

Sociality in the City: Using Biological Principles to Explore the Relationship Between High Population Density and Social Behavior
Angels and Saints: The Rhetorical Effects of Lay Understandings of Foster Care upon Carers

Perspectives of Home Enteral Nutrition Therapy in Brazil

Urbanization: Causes, Economic Effects and Environmental Effects on Mental Health in Asia

The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Model of Collaboration between Law Enforcement and Mental Health

The Human Sexuality Education of Medical Students: A Review of the History, Current State of the Art, and Suggestions for Future Development

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