‘Global sociology’ in different disciplinary practices: Current conditions, problems and perspectives

  title={‘Global sociology’ in different disciplinary practices: Current conditions, problems and perspectives},
  author={Pavel S. Sorokin},
  journal={Current Sociology},
  pages={41 - 59}
  • P. Sorokin
  • Published 1 January 2016
  • Sociology
  • Current Sociology
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