Palgrave Handbook of Relational Sociology

In 2017, Palgrave Macmillan will publish the Palgrave Handbook of Relational Sociology (edited by F. Dépelteau) thanks to the collaboration of many competent social scientists coming from various countries. For now, the handbook is composed of  50 chapters.

The Palgrave Handbook of Relational Sociology

Temporary table of content (Updated in October 2016)

(Please keep in mind that all the titles and sub-titles are temporary)

 

General Introduction              (F. Dépelteau, Laurentian University, Canada)

Part 1 General Presentation of Relational Sociology

  1. Relational Thinking and Relational Sociology (F. Dépelteau, Laurentian University, Canada)
  2. Main Ontological Controversies in Relational Sociology (F. Dépelteau, Laurentian University, Canada)
  3. Main Epistemological Issues in Relational Sociology ( Vandenberghe, Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil)
  4. Ethical and Normative Challenges of Relational Sociology (P. Chanial, University of Normandie, France)
  5. Qualitative Methods and Relational Sociology (Natàlia Cantó-Milà, Open University of Catalonia, Spain) (temporary title)

 

Part 2 Approaches and Theories Associated to Relational Sociology

Pragmatism, Interactions and “Assemblages”

  1. The Infinitesimal Revolution. Social Space and (Micro) Relationship in Tarde´s Sociology (S. Tonkonoff, National Council of Scientific and Technological Research, Argentina)
  2. Pluralism and Relationism in Social Theory: Lessons from the Tarde/Durkheim Debate (D. Toews, York University, Canada)
  3. Deleuze and Relational Sociology (P. Lenco, Laurentian University, Canada)
  4. Serres and Relational Sociology (O. Pyyhtinen, University of Tampere, Finland)
  5. Bruno Latour’s Relational Associology (C. Papilloud, Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
  6. A Pragmatist Interactionism as Relational Sociology ( Hall, Colorado State University)
  7. H. Mead and Relational Sociology: Beyond Symbolic Interactionism’s Limitations (J.-F. Côté, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada)
  8. Collins and Relational Sociology (P. Selg, Tallinn University, Estonia)

 

Social forms, System Theories and Network Analysis 

  1. Simmel and Relational Sociology (Natàlia Cantó-Milà, Open University of Catalonia, Spain) (temporary title)
  2. Georg Simmel: Relation as First Sociological A Priori (C. Papilloud, Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
  3. Parsons and Relational Sociology (R. Prandini, University of Bologna, Italia)
  4. Network Analysis and Relational Sociology (E. Erikson, Yale University, USA)
  5. White and Relational Sociology (J. Fontdevila, California State University Fullerton)
  6. Is Niklas Luhmann a Relational Sociologist? (J.-S. Guy, Dalhousie University, Canada)

 

Power Relations, Inequalities and Conflicts

  1. Tilly and Relational Sociology (C. Demetriou, Queen’s University, Ireland)
  2. Elias and Relational Sociology (F. Dépelteau, Laurentian University, Canada)
  3. Mann and Relational Sociology (P. Selg, Tallinn University, Estonia and T. Saarts, Tallinn University, Estonia)
  4. Bourdieu: the Reality is Relational (C. Papilloud, Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg, Germany) (TR)
  5. Post-Colonialism and Relational Sociology (J. Go, Boston University, USA)
  6. Feminist Epistemologies and Relational Ontologies: Diffractive Readings of Feminist New Materialism and Ecological Thinking (A. Doucet, Brock University, Canada)
  7. Relational Sociology and Radical Praxis (C. Powell, Ryerson University, Canada)

 

Part 3 Main Approaches in Relational Sociology

  1. Beyond the Manifesto: Mustafa Emirbayer and Relational Sociology (S. Liu, University of Toronto, Canada and L. Liang, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
  2. British Critical Realism and Relational Sociology (D. Porpora, Drexel University, USA)
  3. An Original Relational Sociology Grounded on Critical Realism (P. Donati, University of Bologna, Italia)
  4. Networks, Communication, and Meaning (J. Fuhse, Humboldt University, Germany)
  5. The Relational Sociology of N. Crossley (N. Crossley, The University of Manchester, UK)
  6. Margaret Somers: Ontological Narrativity, Relational Ontologies, and Historical Sociologies of Concept Formation (Andrea Doucet, Brock University, Canada)
  7. For a Relational Conception of the Individual (B. Lahire, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France)
  8. Pragmatist Methodological Relationalism in Sociological Understanding of Evolving Human Culture (Kivinen, O., University of Turku, Finland and Piiroinen, T., University of Turku, Finland)
  9. Deep Relational Sociology (or Transactional Sociology) (F. Dépelteau, Laurentian University, Canada)

 

Part 4 Research Topics in Relational Sociology

  1. Power and Relational Sociology (P. Selg, Tallinn University, Estonia)
  2. Agency and Relational Sociology (I. Burkitt, University of Bradford, UK)
  3. Self, Identities and Relational Sociology (C. Tsekeris, Panteion University, Greece and L. Stylianoudi, Academy of Athens, Greece)
  4. Marcel Mauss, the Gift and the Current Alternative Conceptions of Relational Sociology (C. Papilloud, Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg, Germany) (TR)
  5. The Medical Field and Relational Sociology (Øye, Christine, UC Bergen, Norway, Sørensen, Nelli Øvre, UC Sealand, Denmark, and Glasdam, Stinne, Lund University, Sweden)
  6. Relational Sociology: Contributions to Understanding Choice and Decision-Making in Later Life (Sarah Hillcoat-Nallétamby, Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University, UK)
  7. Relational Sociology, N. Elias and Community (J. Goodwin, The University of Leicester, UK)
  8. Relational Sociology of Childhood (N. Gabriel, Plymouth University, UK)
  9. Relational Sociology and Educational Organizations (S. Eacott, University of New South Wales, Australia)
  10. Culture, Networks and Relational Sociology (O. Lizardo, University of Notre Dame)
  11. Relational Sociology and Music (N. Crossley, The University of Manchester, UK)
  12. The Relational Meaning-Making of Riots: Narrative Logic and Network Performance of the London ‘Riots’ (C. Morgner, The University of Leicester, UK)
  13. Relational Sociology and Radicalization (E. Alimi, Hebrew University, Israel and C. Demetriou, Queen’s University, Ireland)
  14. Nationalism, Civil Society and Relational Sociology (D. Monterescu, Central European University, Hungary and B. Challand, The New School for Social Research, USA)
  15. Relational Sociology and International Relations (J. Go, Boston University, USA)