Applying Relational Sociology: Relations, Networks, and by François Dépelteau, C. Powell

By François Dépelteau, C. Powell

From networks to fields to figurations to discourses, relational principles became universal in social technology, and a special relational sociology has emerged during the last decade and a part. yet to date, this paradigm shift has raised as many questions because it solutions. simply what are 'relations', accurately? How can we realize and degree them? How does relational pondering switch what we already find out about society? What new questions does it invite us to invite? This quantity and its spouse quantity Conceptualizing Relational Sociology: Ontological and Theoretical concerns compile, for the 1st time, the best specialists and up-and-coming students within the box to deal with primary questions on what relational sociology is and the way it really works.

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Rather than a unidimensional conflict between primordial, self-contained, and largely monolithic entities, the two groups and their identities ipso facto constituted each other in a relational dialectic of negation and recognition, authenticity and mimicry, segregation and mix (Monterescu and Rabinowitz, 2007). Historically and analytically, therefore, the Palestinian-Arab and the Jewish-Zionist political collectivities and cultural projects not only opposed each other, but at the same time created each other, albeit in obvious asymmetrical positions of power (Portugali, 1993).

I call this emergent (morphogenetic) society after- or trans- (not post) modern since it is generated by discontinuities which radically override the continuities with modernity. As Blau and Schwartz (1984, pp. , the more society increases its lines of differentiation (for instance in terms of multiculturalism on a world scale), the more individual differences decrease within in-groups, and heterogeneity promotes intergroup relations. “The very differences that inhibit social relations also promote them” (ivi: 40).

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