Theorizing European Societies

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-09-04
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Explores key sociological concepts and theory in relation to European crises, identity, inequality and social order. It offers a firm understanding of the modernization of Europe and everyday European life, while not neglecting the historical context. Essential reading for students of sociology in European contexts.

Author Biography

MARINUS OSSEWAARDE is Associate Professor in Sociology at the University of Twente, The Netherlands. He has published widely on contemporary social issues and social theory, and has built and taught his own teaching course on Sociology for European Studies.

Table of Contents

1. The Idea of Europe: Past and Present
2. Sociology and the Image of European Societies
3. The Modernization of European Societies
4. The Individualization of European Societies
5. The Industrialization of European Societies
6. The Rationalization of European Societies
7. The Globalization of European Societies

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