scispace - formally typeset
Search or ask a question
JournalISSN: 0011-3921

Current Sociology 

SAGE Publishing
About: Current Sociology is an academic journal published by SAGE Publishing. The journal publishes majorly in the area(s): Sociology & Politics. It has an ISSN identifier of 0011-3921. Over the lifetime, 1585 publications have been published receiving 45560 citations. The journal is also known as: Sociologie contemporaine.


Papers
More filters
Journal ArticleDOI
TL;DR: In this paper, a theoretical and empirical overview of why people protest is provided, including grievances, efficacy, identification, emotions, efficacy and efficacy of protest, as well as the reasons for protest.
Abstract: Social psychological research has taught us a lot about why people protest. This article provides a theoretical and empirical overview. Discussed are grievances, efficacy, identification, emotions ...

1,465 citations

Journal ArticleDOI
TL;DR: While social capital is emerging as a theory rich in its potential for understanding the relationships between societal norms and values, and community outcomes, clarification of its measures remai....
Abstract: While social capital is emerging as a theory rich in its potential for understanding the relationships between societal norms and values, and community outcomes, clarification of its measures remai...

807 citations

Journal ArticleDOI
TL;DR: Sociologists interested in professional work and occupations have differentiated professionalism as a distinctive and special way of controlling and organizing work and workers as discussed by the authors, with real advantage, with real disadvantage.
Abstract: Sociologists interested in professional work and occupations have differentiated professionalism as a distinctive and special way of controlling and organizing work and workers, with real advantage...

584 citations

Journal ArticleDOI
TL;DR: Can visibility be counted as a general category for the social sciences? The attempt to provide an answer to this question entails both describing actual phenomena of visibility, and defining the c... as discussed by the authors.
Abstract: Can visibility be counted as a general category for the social sciences? The attempt to provide an answer to this question entails both describing actual phenomena of visibility, and defining the c...

480 citations

Journal ArticleDOI
TL;DR: In this article, the authors argue that the presence of transnationalism is often used as an indication of cosmopolitanism, and a linear positive correlation between the two is often implied.
Abstract: Transnationalism was originally connected to recent immigrant cohorts, but the concept has been expanded to include other groups of people, as well as a whole array of activities across borders. Cosmopolitanism is invoked both as a moral and ethical ideal, as well as a lived experience, thereby facilitating confusion between a theorist’s prescriptive and descriptive statements. In contemporary scholarship, the presence of transnationalism is often used as an indication of cosmopolitanism, and a linear positive correlation between the two is often implied. To rectify this confusion, it is more salient to conceive of transnational social spaces, social fields and communities as the end result of internal globalization (or glocalization). Glocalization allows for a twofold conception of cosmopolitanism: first, as situational ‘openness’ within local contexts and, second, as detachment from local ties. The essay explores these two conceptualizations and argues in favour of the second interpretation. Accordingl...

426 citations

Performance
Metrics
No. of papers from the Journal in previous years
YearPapers
202317
202271
2021140
202058
201962
201866