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Social theories are frameworks of empirical evidence used to study and interpret social phenomena. A tool used by social scientists, social theories relate to historical debates over the most valid and reliable methodologies (e.g. positivism and antipositivism), as well as the primacy of either structure or agency.
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The purpose of this study was to analyze professional, Japanese, female soccer athletes’ views on second career development and perceived support from the Women’s Empowerment (WE) League, Japan. This study was underpinned by occupational socialization theory and utilized a qualitative, collective case study design through demographic questionnaires...
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The book will examine key themes in ‘Feminism, Gender and HRD’ including the theorizing of difference and learning, and feminist social movements and their role in human development and well being(Chapter 1); state institutional and governance frameworks and global initiatives that address HRD (Chapters 2 and 3); explore contemporary scholarship in...
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Objective People experiencing homelessness often encounter progressive illness(es) earlier and are at increased risk of mortality compared to the housed population. There are limited resources available to serve this population at the end-of-life (EOL). The purpose of this study was to gain insight into preferences for the EOL and end-of-life care...
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The Greek island of Lesvos is a holiday destination that became the main entry point for forced migrants to Europe during 2015 and 2016. These circumstances of disruptive societal change are used as the basis for developing a causal and dynamic model that creates public value in institutional voids. The clash between a holiday location and a humani...
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The purpose of this chapter is to show that there are two types of temporal theories in the study of international relations, namely, the "substituting type" and the "de-substituting type," to clarify the problems of both types, and to present the issues that must be considered in order to construct temporal studies in the future. Specifically, the...
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Objective Extensive vaccination coverage is one of the most effective ways to control COVID-19 vaccine, but the tendency to inject the vaccine is always hampered and there are various determinants of non-injection. Hence, the present study was done with the aim of identifying the determinants of non-injection of COVID-19 vaccine with a qualitative...
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Determining the risk and protective factors of youth prescription drug use across racial/ethnic groups is still an important area of inquiry, as most studies have only been conducted with White, African American, and Latinx adolescents. General strain theory, social control theory, and social learning theory guided the selection of the risk and pro...
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Background Due to the risk of cross-contamination and the enforcement of strict infection control guidelines, patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and their families have engaged in social and physical distancing for the past decade and a half. Family members, such as parents, are considered to be a critical component of patients’ lives.Objective We...
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Green consumption values have been shown to motivate consumers to engage in green consumption practices. However, surprisingly little research has examined how green consumption values develop in young people. In the current study, we employed ecological socialization theory as a framework to investigate the process by which parents’ green consumpt...
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Conflict, a general phenomenon, exists in everyday life. It has different intrapersonal aspects (thus conflict within a person). There is also a kind of conflict that exists between two people or two groups of people. This is interpersonal conflict. It can be between a person and technology or between ideas. Conflict has been defined as a disagreem...
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Durante la modernidad, en los últimos doscientos años, se produjo una laguna en la teoría social, un espacio que era visible para los contemporáneos, pero que no fue integrado con rotundidad en el centro de las reflexiones sobre lo social: nos referimos a lo que aquí denominamos la materia oscura de la modernidad. Este artículo tiene como objetivo...
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What should sociologists make of nature? Pragmatism provides one possible answer to this question by centering the practical relations between humans and nonhuman nature. Stephan Bargheer’s Moral Entanglements offers perhaps the most ambitious effort to develop a pragmatist sociology of nature. The book’s polemical aim is to depose a family of theo...
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In order to explore how the marine economy can realize the new growth point of economic development, this study puts forward a research method based on the internal mechanism and path of the new growth point of marine economic development. This method recommends key technical problems and solutions based on the research method of the internal mecha...
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Starting point of the study is the question of how different sociological theories contributed in the analysis of the crisis, and what is the nature of this crisis and its repercussions on society and in all fields, as well as knowledge of causes and circumstances that helped to spark sectarian crisis in Iraqi society, indicating the role of the Am...
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One of the most widely agreed-upon tenets of the current “postpositivist” consensus in sociological theory is the categorical dismissal of the pursuit of value neutrality in the social and natural sciences, a pursuit that is seen as both futile and undesirable. This dismissal is based on the rejection of the “positivist” claim that mainstream scien...
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summary: Our study, which is entitled: “The student's perception of the example through the symbols of intellectual and political resistances presented in the textbook (Abd al-Hamid ibn Badis as a model)” is based on a field of study which comprises a sample of students of the fourth year of intermediate education from the two middle schools of...
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The ongoing debate on how best to regulate international commercial surrogacy defies consensus, as the most cogent normative and jurisprudential grounds for and against non-altruistic surrogacy remain controversial. This paper contributes to the debate by focusing on social justice issues arising from transnational, moneymaking surrogacy, with a fo...
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Indonesia is the world's fourth most populous nation, with about 265 million people, and has the most significant number of adherents to Islam. The country also was well known as one of the new tigers of Southeast Asia in the mid-80s with high economic development. The impressive economic growth at an average level of 5 percent, a low rate of infla...
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Frequently, the studies of american’s sociologies of the early twentieth century privileged the analysis of the intellectual relations that, in the "north" and "south" of the continent, were established with modern european social theories. Especially those “imported” from France, Germany and England. To the present, on the other hand, there have b...
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O artigo apresenta um enquadramento teórico para discutir a atualidade do chamado "pensamento social no Brasil" a partir do impacto da pandemia do COVID-19. Parte-se da hipótese de que a pandemia é um fenômeno de natureza global, mas a teoria social que busca pensá-la ainda se mostra fortemente eurocêntrica. Argumenta-se que esse problema evidencia...
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While the sociology of disasters was slow to incorporate the study of inequality in analyses, recent research in the field has centered the study of inequality. Powered by changing empirical terrain in the form of climate change and by theoretically engagement with other sociological subfields, our article showcases how this research analyzes inequ...
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Recent decades have witnessed both a renewed energy in feminist activism and widespread attacks taking back hard-won rights. Despite powerful feminist movements, the Covid-19 pandemic has significantly undermined the progress women have struggled for decades to achieve; how can this be? What explains this paradox of a strong feminist movement coexi...
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Covid-19 has provided adult learners and educators with unexpected experiences. To the fore are experiences of crisis for individuals and for society. The dilemmas of these years are amplified by requirements to maintain ‘social distance’ while knowing that only through social contact can we survive and thrive. Social distancing, a term used in Eng...
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Introdução  O interesse pela espiritualidade e religiosidade existe desde o início da história humana, independentemente das idiossincrasias de épocas e/ou culturas. Hoje, mais do que nunca, o aumento da esperança média de vida coloca desafios e barreiras para muitos idosos, particularmente os mais carenciados;  As abordagens desenvolvimentais e...
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What are social objects and what makes them different from other realms of scientifically studied reality? How can sociology theoretically account for the relationship between objects of social reality such as norms and social structures, and their existence as objects of experience for living human actors? Contemporary sociology is characterized b...
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Zusammenfassung Die Systemtheorie positioniert sich in prominenter Weise als eine Sozial- und Gesellschaftstheorie, die sich aufgrund ihrer kybernetischen Denkfiguren und Begriffe besonders dazu eignet, die Digitalisierung der Gesellschaft soziologisch zu deuten. Angesichts dieses Anspruchs reflektiert dieser Beitrag die Bedingungen und Grenzen ein...
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Synopsis The book is devoted to scholarship in the field of pre-service teacher education, with a specific focus on research into the enhancement of self-directed learning, and contributes to the discourse on creating a disposition towards self-directed learning during the social and academic integration of first-year students within higher educati...
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One aspect of sports retirement that has been overlooked until recently is the manner in which retired athletes relate to, and seek to redefine, the meaning of exercise in their post-sport lives. In this article, three Foucauldian scholars present and analyze a series of vignettes concerning their own sense-making and meaning-making about exercise...
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The theoretical paper focused on highlighting the sociology's view of disability as a social and cultural phenomenon, unlike what is considered before by the medical and psychological studies as a biological and psychological phenomenon only. Sociology of health and disease had a great contribution in the development of theoretical and conceptual i...
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This article explores Horkheimer's critique of Weber's sociology. Although the dominant analyzes focus on the critique of instrumental reason, my purpose is to focus on the essays published by Horkheimer during the 1930s. The Weberian social theory reveals to be an important interlocutor both in Horkheimer's diagnosis of modernity as in his reflect...
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Pandemia COVID-19 jako stymulator innowacyjności gospodarczej. Analiza w perspektywie społeczno-kulturowej COVID-19 pandemic as a stimulator of economic innovation. Analysis in a socio-cultural perspective Streszczenie: Artykuł podejmuje zagadnienie społeczno-kulturowych uwarunkowań innowacyjności w cza-sie pandemii COVID-19. Celem autorki jest zid...
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This article focuses on the paradigmatic case of the Brazilian Darcy Ribeiro, the Latin American social scientist most translated into German between 1976 and 1985 by Suhrkamp, a prestigious publishing house in the Federal Republic of Germany. From the perspective of the sociology of translation , this article explores the key role of mediators, ge...
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Rising rates of suicide over the past two decades have increased the need for wide-ranging suicide prevention efforts. One approach is to target high-risk groups, which requires the identification of the characteristics of these population sub-groups. This suicidology study was conducted using large-scale, secondary data to answer the question: usi...
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Despite the decolonial turn among sociologists, we have yet to engage a vast amount of thought produced by anti-colonial movements. The circumvention of much of this thought indexes overly restrictive understandings of what constitutes social theory, and I diagnose three ways in which this plays out. Anti-colonial movement texts provide striking de...
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Scientifically, analyzes indicate, that the Interest in studying the sociology2 of law is still more widespread in Western countries. And while some important research has been produced by Indian sociologists, we have found only a limited amount of socio-legal work by researchers from the Middle East or central and northern parts of Africa. Thu...
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How can religious ritual foster solidarity in religiously diverse communities in times of crisis? This question is crucial in social contexts characterized by increasing religious and nonreligious diversity and ongoing intersecting crises associated with violence, inequality, and climate change. Solidarity is necessary both as an immediate response...
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Intersectionality has been used to describe the products of difference but scholars who work intersectionally in the tradition of Disability Justice have argued that attention should focus on the process of identity making—those processes by which some Lives–Hopes–Dreams are positioned as more valuable and Whole because of our societies’ commitment...
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Fairness of Artificial Intelligence (AI) decisions has become a big challenge for governments, companies, and societies. We offer a theoretical contribution to consider AI ethics outside of high-level and top-down approaches, based on the distinction between “reality” and “world” from Luc Boltanski. To do so, we provide a new perspective on the deb...
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Introduction In health professions education (HPE), acknowledging and understanding the theories behind the learning process is important in optimizing learning environments, enhancing efficiency, and harmonizing the education system. Hence, it is argued that learning theories should influence educational curricula, interventions planning, implemen...
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This paper critically interrogates the usefulness of the concept of violence regimes for social politics, social analysis, and social theory. In the first case, violence regimes address and inform politics and policy, that is, social politics, both around various forms of violence, such as gender-based violence, violence against women, anti-lesbian...
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This article is focused on non-traditional students and graduates in their transition to the labour market, from sociological theories of cultural capital. A qualitative methodology has been employed, with 40 interviews conducted with non-traditional students and graduates, employers and university staff. Three themes are explored in the analysis:...
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This paper reflects my orientation on transformative STEAM educational theory and praxis in my doctoral research journey. It attempts to address the need for innovative approaches to transformative learning in response to the question-how are the agendas of the transformative praxis aligned with transformative STEAM education? Likewise, this paper...
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This paper examines the relevance of gender equity to; faculty compensation, career advancement, and access to leadership roles in selected business schools in Finland, Jamaica, and the United States. These three countries reflect distinct cultural, political, economic, and societal structures and views regarding gender equity. Anchored by feminist...
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Desacatos 69  mayo-agosto 2022, pp. 12-27  Recepción: 12 de diciembre de 2019  Aceptación: 30 de mayo de 2020 En este artículo se analizan los significados cambiantes que el concepto de sociedad civil ha adoptado en México en las últimas tres décadas y el pa-pel que juega hoy en la lucha por la construcción democrática. El principal aprendizaje...
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Critical pedagogy is a pedagogical philosophy and social movement founded on the notion of critical social theories and paradigms. Critical pedagogy encompasses a wide range of topics, including future and hope. Whilst developing educational programs, implementing pedagogies, and responding to humanitarian crises, critical pedagogy becomes a basis...
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Retention of the desired staff in microfinance institutions has remained a major challenge as depicted from extant literature. It is often associated with inappropriate leadership deployed in these institutions among other antecedents. The current study, therefore, set out to establish the effect of transformational leadership on staff retention in...
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The project form—the very model of ‘a project’ as a type of purposive and transformative action—animates social environments the world over. As a social form, projects constitute a versatile, organizational structure predicated on the management of time, tasks, and resources toward some pre-determined, non-routine goal. Projects combine logistical...
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La práctica del coaching ontológico se ha asentado como una de las prin-cipales técnicas contemporáneas, dentro de la cultura terapéutica, para ali-viar el sufrimiento de las personas. Los/as coaches prometen resultados y orientaciones éticas para los problemas laborales, los de la vida cotidiana, los personales, los afectivos, con los que ya no po...
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The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the connections between and across Goffman’s sociological theories of social life and sociolinguistic theories of language use as communicative action. That there should be numerous points of convergence is quite obvious; Goffman’s scholarly attention was focused on the social organization of everyday life,...
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At times of crisis, existing institutional arrangements of societies are thrown into question. Crises that occur in multiple societies simultaneously present rare opportunities for comparative empirical analysis. Social theory can reveal the framing conditions of the responses to crises and the sources of variations between them. This paper compare...
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Over the past two decades, work relations have changed dramatically. New phenomena like “gig-economy” or “crowd work” not only constitute precarious working conditions but also contradict with our social esteem of work resulting from the social theories of the classical economy of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The central focus of classi...
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Lesson planning, assessment, and reflection constitute the key actions that teachers perform when students are not present in the classroom (henceforth, “Type D” variable). These “pre- and post-” actions are the most direct ways through which teachers shape their observable teaching work as mediated by their goals for their teaching. These goals ar...
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This volume investigates dystopia in twenty-first-century US fiction. Using a methodological framework based on sociology, it theorizes a correlation between the crisis of the Frontier myth and of American exceptionalism and a renewed interest in dystopian worlds. Part One illustrates the methodological framework, exploring the concept of dystopia,...
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Ex-offenders in North America and Western Europe face major challenges when re-entering the job market and often remain unemployed for significant periods. Simultaneously, the relatively sparse existent literature regarding career counselling for ex-offenders often fails to incorporate recent research from other relevant fields. This article aims t...
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Critical realism, championed by its proponents as the most promising post-positivist social science paradigm, has gained significant influence in the last few decades. This paper provides a critical evaluation of the critical realism movement in the hope of facilitating more fruitful dialogues between its proponents and rivalling schools of sociolo...
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The article analyses the centrality of new media platforms in the everyday life of contemporary India. It claims that the representations of everyday life saturated with media technology in films and web series helps us to understand the ways new media has become central to the life experience in India over a rather short period. By engaging with p...
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Human decision making is central in many functions across a broad spectrum of fields such as marketing, investment, smart contract formulations, political campaigns, and organizational strategic management. Behavioral economics seeks to study the psychological, cultural, and social factors contributing to decision making along reasoning. It should...
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This study investigated the relationships among “perceived corporate social responsibility (CSR)”, “employees’ positive affect”, and “their altruistic behavior”. Dataset of the study consisted of 133 questionnaires which were gathered from doctors working in two private hospitals in Ankara. Data input and analysis of the research were done with IBM...
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El Trabajo en la Hibridación Socio-Ambiental: Ideas sobre sus métodos de investigación-Espacio Universitario de Comunicación https://enusodenuestrasfacultades.wordpress.com/2014/05/28/el-trabajo-en-la-hibridacion-socio-ambiental-ideas-sobre-sus-metodos-de-investigacion/ 1/4 Espacio Universitario de Comunicación El Trabajo en la Hibridación Socio-Am...
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Abstract: Nancy Fraser is a philosopher, a professor of philosophy and politics, standing out in recent decades as a thinker in the field of contemporary Critical Theory, with an important influence on social movements, particularly on the feminist movement. In this context, revisiting her theory of two-dimensional/three-dimensional justice, in ord...
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Abstract Several studies were conducted on corporate board dynamic and creative accounting and their findings were mixed. None to the researcher’s knowledge studied the mediating effect of audit committee on such relationship in an entire population of the listed non-financial companies in Nigeria for a period of 10 years (2011-2020). Secondary dat...
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This paper focuses on commonly used terms in career guidance in order to examine the impact they can have on the way problems are conceptualised and consequently on the solutions that are envisaged. Four such terms are considered, namely ‘vulnerability’, ‘resilience’, ‘employability’, and ‘activation’. Drawing on critical social theory, this paper...
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Purpose This systematic literature review aims to elaborate the research progress of information practices to help other researchers attain a more holistic and comprehensive understanding of the field. Design/methodology/approach Following a systematic review protocol, 123 research articles from nine academic databases were included in the analysi...
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This paper addresses young Malaysian consumers' perceptions and marketplace behaviour through advertising for aspirational and lifestyle consumption. The aim is to study the impact of aspirational advertising on materialism, peer approval, sex appeal, and body image. The literature review uses marketing and social theories, while the appeals of emo...
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Esta investigación nace a partir de uno de los síntomas más radicales de la desterritorialización que vivencian grupos/clases subalternizadas: la falta de agua para la reproducción de los ciclos socio-naturales de vida. En el caso de Chile, esto se evidencia en la dificultad o inminente riesgo de acceso al agua para consumo humano de miles de perso...
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The sudden emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic compelled institutions of learning to adjust the way they conduct themselves in different spaces. Silo thinking interferes with collaboration and transdisciplinary work between urban and rural schools, and with other educational institutions. An urgent need arose for innovative multisectoral thematic su...
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Social presence is an important concept for understanding psychosocial processes in learning scenarios that make extensive use of mediated communication like online distance learning. Despite this centrality, a coherent and nuanced theory of social presence is yet to emerge from the literature. Past research has shown associations with desirable af...
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Decolonial/anti-colonial Black, Indigenous and Mestiza feminist movements and scholar-activists foreground how the oft-touted apocalypse that the Covid-19 pandemic heralds is not new, nor does it signify the great rupture into chaos that those from within modernity-coloniality often claim it to be. Rather Covid-19 is preceded by and will be out-liv...
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Problem Definition: Part of our current information about the lives of Qajar women is obtained from the Oriental travelogues. Women-centered illustrated works, including pictorial rugs as a visual document, can be helpful in this regard. For this purpose, two Qajar rugs have been selected better to understand the role of women in this era. The pres...
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The usage of social theories in human built environment caused to enhance life quality. It may consist of human needs in residential areas. Sometimes, building codes can help to exist accepted life space, but the building codes do not have basic theory such as actual open space in residential plots. The study was an attempt to represent a new appro...
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Digital health research is an emerging discipline that requires easy-to-understand theoretical frameworks and implementation models for digital health providers in health and social care settings. The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the demand for digital health discipline-specific instruction on how to manage evidence-based digital health transfo...
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Theories aim to justify and grant clarity on court decisions regarding the First Amendment rights. However, the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and the spread of misinformation about health precaution behavior and the COVID-19 vaccine has shown flaws in First Amendment theories. The Democratic Process Theory, Self-Realization/Self-Fulfilment Theory, Ma...
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Throughout the world, 785 million people lack a basic drinking-water service and at least 2 billion people consume contaminated drinking water. At the same time, numerous global water charities fronted by 'caring', politicized celebrity figures-dubbed the 'high priests' of global development by the authors of this article-have sought to 'solve' ine...
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The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) is a forum for researchers from multiple disciplines to come together to share knowledge, discuss ideas, exchange information, and learn about cutting-edge research in diverse fields with the common theme of online social media. This overall theme includes research in new perspective...
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This study sought to shed light on the importance of the principle of monotheism based on worshiping the One God, adhering to His commands, and avoiding His prohibitions in laying the foundations of a sociological theory from an Islamic perspective. This study, which was divided into two parts, has shown a part that deals with monotheism from the a...
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ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation explores the question of universalised justice conceptions, applied to address post-apartheid contexts without adequate contextual analysis. Its central argument is that without intentional contextualisation of social justice for the post-apartheid Namibian context, Christians will not be able to create meaningfu...
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This article conceptualizes algorithmic consumer culture, and offers a framework that sheds new light on two previously conflicting theorizations: that (1) digitalization tends to liquefy consumer culture and thus acts primarily as an empowering force, and that (2) digitalized marketing and big data surveillance practices tend to deprive consumers...
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This paper draws on one of Pierre Bourdieu’s core dimensions of social theory: the notion of capital. Bourdieu's work has percolated various academic domains and transcended disciplinary boundaries, thereby leading to new vistas and questions. It is in the spirit of generating “new vistas” that this paper offers considerations which may serve as an...
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The ecological movement of students at the Asy-Syarifiy Pandanwangi Islamic Boarding School, Tempeh, Lumajang, East Java, Indonesia during the Covid-19 pandemic that runs the daily lives of students is very interesting to study because the Qur'an is not only read and studied as a compulsory subject for boarding schools. pesantren, but also make the...
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Sustainability is a discursive master-frame that has dominated eco-political debates and official policy making for some considerable time. Yet, today, an increasing number of scholars are suggesting that it is an exhausted eco-political paradigm. Its rise, decline and ongoing substitution are the subject of this contribution. It explores under wha...
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Resumo O presente estudo teve como objetivo buscar evidências de validade para a Escala de Autoeficácia para Regulação Emocional (AERE) por meio da relação com a Escala de Autorregulação Emocional (EARE) e a Escala de Autoeficácia Social (AES). Para tanto, 549 participantes com idades entre 13 e 23 anos (M = 16,82, DP = 1,551), de Belém (72,7%, n =...
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This article undertakes a defense of secularism, much maligned by postmodernists and multiculturalists. First, secularism as a normative political principle is conceptually distinguished from the discredited sociological theory of secularization and, second, it is treated as a project of free and equal citizenship. The conceptual discussion is comp...
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Following reflections by Talcott Parsons and Niklas Luhmann, this paper is concerned with the changing meaning of the profession as a sociological category for analyzing modern society. Professions are practical academic occupational groups oriented to certain social values, to which a special significance for society was attributed in the social s...
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Zusammenfassung In dem Beitrag untersuchen wir die Rekonfiguration von Personentransportmärkten mit Pkw durch digitale Plattformen im Hinblick auf die Frage, ob neue Marktakteure ihre Vorstellung zur Governance dieser Märkte durchsetzen können. Hierfür entwickeln wir einen durch Pierre Bourdieus Sozialtheorie inspirierten feldtheoretischen Zugang,...
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Purpose To design a model based on the three pillars of new institutional theory (NIT), that facilitates cross-country comparison of labor participation (LP) of people with chronic diseases. This model should support getting a comprehensive overview of factors representing country differences, understanding these differences and should support esti...
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The urban environment is increasingly engaging with artificial intelligence, a focus on the automation of urban processes, whether it be singular artefacts or city-wide systems. The impact of such technological innovation on the social dynamics of the urban environment is an ever changing and multi-faceted field of research. In this paper, the spac...
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Ambivalence, the vacillation between conflicting feelings and thoughts, is a key characteristic of scientific knowledge production and emergent biomedical technology. Drawing from sociological theory on ambivalence, we have examined three areas of debate surrounding the early implementation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for gay, bisexua...
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In this study, we investigated retention intention and job satisfaction of 238 first-year alternatively certified (AC) teachers. Drawing on Organizational Socialization Theory, we tested the hypothesis that AC teacher extraversion and perceived school support are positively related to the two variables and mediated by self-efficacy. To test our hyp...
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As technology has changed people’s lives, criminal phenomena are also constantly evolving. Today’s digital society is changing the activities of organized crime and organized crime groups. In the digital society, very different organized crime groups coexist with different organizational models: from online cybercrime to traditional organized crime...
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There is an ongoing political debate on whether certain groups can be considered the electoral backbone of right-wing populist parties. On the one hand, it is argued that there is no concept of a “typical voter” for right-wing populists; on the other hand, some studies of election campaigns in different countries show that it is possible to define...
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Group cohesiveness enables high group satisfaction and organizational performance. Social exchange theory, social capital, resource-based view, and competitive behaviour theory underpinned group cohesiveness and performance. However, there is a lack of spiritual bonding among group members in organization to strengthen the group cohesiveness. This...
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INTRODUÇÃO Uma das questões amplamente debatidas e polêmicas nos cursos de pós-graduação em ciências sociais diz respeito ao conceito de teoria social "clássica"/"contemporânea" e suas interrelações. O texto analisa como a noção de "clássico" foi construída na "era dourada da sociologia" (1940-1970) e como as "novas sociologias" produzidas no últim...
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O presente artigo discute o conceito de “mundo da vida cotidiana”, uma das mais importantes contribuições da “sociologia fenomenológica” de A. Schutz para a teoria social contemporânea. Argumentamos que a premissa fundamental desse conceito se refere prioritariamente à questão de ação (fluxo de atividades sempre em vias de transformação e de concre...
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Background: The education and training experiences of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) practitioners reflect gaps and inequalities in South Africa’s educational system. Most South African ECCE centre practitioners do not have the appropriate qualifications to provide quality education to young learners. Aim: The study aimed to explore how...
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Building a modern competitive economic system of services in Ukraine requires intensification of management and investment activities on the basis of innovation. With the intensification of Ukraine's integration into the European community, there is a need to change the guidelines and transformational factors in the development of the hospitality i...