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TETRASOCIOLOGY: RESPONSES TO CHALLENGES: [HTML] Book

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L.M. SEMASHKO

TETRASOCIOLOGY: RESPONSES TO CHALLENGES

THE TRANSITION OF PLURALISM FROM THEORY TO TECHNOLOGY, FROM RACISM TO RESISTANCE, FROM POSTMODERNISM TO POSTPLURALISM

Saint-Petersburg
Published by Technical University
2002

 

CONTENTS

Introductions and Forewords

PART 1
THEORY

1. Results of the XX century: ambivalent legacy and sociology's problems

2. TetraSociology: pluralism's transition from theory to technology, from postmodernism to postpluralism, from racism to resistance

   2.1. Historical background

   2.2. Brief review of the ideas of social space and time

   2.3. Coordinates of social space-time

   2.4. The social

   2.5. Methods of TetraSociology

   2.6. Constants of social space-time

   2.7. Dialectics of space-time

   2.8. Discovery of sociological statistics

   2.9. Information technology of TetraSociology

   2.10. Tetramodel of the individual and personality

   2.11. Tables of societal spheres of society

   2.12. Discovery of sphere classes as actors of social harmony

   2.13. Sphere social groups: the young, women, middle class, intellectuals

   2.14. Discovery of sociocultural technology of harmony: aspect of sphere/global democracy

   2.15. Continuum and structure of TetraSociology

   2.16. Globalism and antiglobalism of TetraSociology

   2.17. Union with Bahai belief

   2.18. Resistance to racism: continuation of Wallerstein

PART 2
RESPONSES TO CHALLENGES:
SOCIOCULTURAL PROJECTS

1. List of TetraSociology abstracts submitted to the 32 sessions of the XVth World Congress of Sociology

2. TetraEmpiricism

3. Sphere classes, children, the young, women

4. Pluralistic TetraSociological education

5. TetraGamy - addition of monogamy

6. Plurotheism - synthesis of religions

7. Esperanto - language of international communication

8. New statistics and information technology

9. Project "Anti-terrorism"

10. Sphere democracy - global democracy

11. TetraHarmonious ecology

12. Peaceful Jerusalem

13. TetraStructure of International Sociological Association

14. Russian theoretical sociology

15. Conclusion

PART 3
APPENDICES

1. List of examples of application of TetraSociology and its technologies since 1980

2. Results of students poll

3. Results of Russian and Western sociologists poll

4. TetraSociology: "a nugget of gold", "a brilliant" or "ambitious imagination"? Western sociologists' pluralism of opinion to TetraSociology

5. M.N.Rutkevich: monistic attack o­n TetraSociology or agonies of Marxism

6. Websites carrying publications o­n TetraSociology

7. Poll: "Evaluating TetraSociology and Sociocultural Projects"

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