First ISA Forum of Sociology, "Sociological Research and Public Debate", Barcelona, Spain, 2008, RC10 sole and joint sessions

First ISA Forum of Sociolgy, 2008
First ISA Forum of Sociolgy, 2008


First ISA Forum of Sociology

Sociological Research and Public Debate

Barcelona, Spain, 2008



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Session 01: Participation, self-management and organizational democracy in the public and in the private sphere: changes/decline and their root causes
Saturday, September 6, 11:30-13:30
Chair: Francesco Garibaldo, Fondazione Instituto per il Lavoro, Italy, Isabel Da Costa, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France and Vera Vratusa-Zunjic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Geography and History
Room: 219
Session ID: RC10_01
Authors and Papers:

Bárbara Geraldo de Castro
Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), Brasil
Self-management and entrepreneurism: how to construct an ideological consensus

Jūratė Imbrasaitė
Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Transnationalization of Nongovernmental Sector in Lithuania: Are Civil Society Associations Becoming Elitist?
Júlia Moretto Amâncio
Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), Brasil
Beyond Neoliberalism: the dilemmas, ambiguities and challenges of the social policies management through the partnerships between Civil Society and State
Vera Vratuša
Belgrade University, Yugoslavia
Problems of privatization and participation research from the sociology of knowledge perspective
Martine Revel
ENSGSI – CERAPS Lille 2, France
The common roots of "deliberative imperative" both in public and private spheres

Session 02: Participation, self-management, democracy and their challenge(r)s in international perspective

Saturday, September 6, 15:30-17:30

Chair: Azril Bacal, Uppsala University, Sweden Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Geography and History Room: 219 Session ID: RC10_02

Authors and Papers:

Isabelle Anguelovski
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Improving corporate social and environmental responsibility of oil companies in Ecuador: A diagnostic of obstacles in the process of decision-making and participation
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Marcus Abilio Pereira
University of Coimbra, Portugal and the Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brasil
Counter-hegemonic globalisation and internet – democratic possibilities between the local and the global.
Oksana Grybovych
University of Northern Iowa, USA
Current models of citizen participation in community tourism planning.
Alicia Dambrauskas
Universidad de la República, Uruguay
From Uruguay to Latin America, the self management housing cooperative system
Eun Jin Lee
Kyungham University, South Korea
Employment and Work Organization.


Session 03: Participation reconsidered: Its conceptual meaning, ideology and practice under a new light, Part I
Sunday, September 7, 09:00-11:00
Chair: Litsa Nicolaou-Smokoviti, University of Piraeus, Greece
Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Geography and History
Room: 219
Session ID: RC10_03
Authors and Papers:

Patricia Olinda Loureiro Dias da Silva
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Computer mediated participation. ICTs as instruments for democracy.

Demosthenis Daskalakis
University of Athens, Greece
Membership in virtual organizations: A new conceptualization of participation?
Irene Fafaliou
University of Piraeus, Greece
Democratizing Industry: Forlorn or renewed opportunity?
John Donaldson
Editor and Senior Researcher, New Harmony Press, UK
Democratizing Industry: Forlorn or renewed opportunity?
Theodore Krintas
University of Thessaly, Greece
Are market returns deriving from asset classes or participants possession effect?
Litsa Nicolaou-Smokoviti
University of Piraeus, Greece
Gender Participation in the Power Structure of Economic Organizations. An example and a test of democratization.
Irene Nikandrou
Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Employee Communication and Participation.
Nancy Papalexandris
Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Employee Communication and Participation.
Victoria Pekka
University of Piraeus, Greece
The social and economic implications of entrepreneurship in the globalized era.
Aikaterini Economou
University of Piraeus, Greece
The social and economic implications of entrepreneurship in the globalized era.
Theo Kiriazidis
Central Bank of Greece, Greece
Democracy in Enterprises: Corporate Elites versus Minorities.
Clelia Colombo
Open University of Catalonia, Spain
Electronic citizen participation: Main explanatory factors in the top-down e-Participation experiences’ generation at local level in Catalonia.
Markus Pausch
University of Applied Sciences Salzburg, Austria
The profit of older people’s participation and the debate in Austria (poster presentation)
Rosemary Du Plessis
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Practising Participation: Deliberation about Pre-birth Testing in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Volkmar Kreissig
WIESO Europa - association for European economic and social researches, Germany
Comparison of participation in Germany, Russia, Bulgaria, Belarus and Syria.
Chaim Lavy
Bar Ilan University, Israel
Arab-Jewish contact willingness as a result of joint encounters.

Joint Session 01 of RC10 and RC53: Children and young people - participation or object of concern?

Sunday, September 7, 15:30-17:30

Chair: Heinz Suenker, University of Wuppertal, Germany Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Geography and History Room: 401 Session ID: JS_RC10_RC53_01

Authors and Papers:

Catarina Tomás
University of Beira Interior, Portugal
When children participate in Participatory Budget.

Kaarel Haav
International University Audentes, Estonia
Education for democracy and participation.
Lucia Rabello de Castro
Brasil
‘To be is not to act’: adults’ representations and children’s participation at school.
Alison Cocks
University of Reading, UK
A qualitative study exploring the views of choice an participation held by teenagers with learning disabilities.
Sharon M. Pinkney
Open University, UK
Children’s participation: voice, agency and representation.
Toby Fattore
University of Western Sidney, Australia
Children’s well being an actorship: Implications from researching with children for facilitating child participation in public debates.
Jan Manson
University of Western Sidney, Australia
Children’s well being an actorship: Implications from researching with children for facilitating child participation in public debates.
Elizabeth Watson
University of Western Sidney, Australia
Children’s well being an actorship: Implications from researching with children for facilitating child participation in public debates.
Antonella Invernizzi
Swansea University, UK
The field of children’s participation between agency and citizenship: exploring diversità of practices.

Joint Session 02 of RC10 and RC51: Representation, Accountability and Sustainable Futures, Part I

Saturday, September 6, 09:00-11:00

Chair: Janet McIntyre, Flinders University, Australia Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Geography and History Room: 306 Session ID: JS_RC10_RC51_02

Authors and Papers:


Joint Session 03 of RC10 and RC36: Reflections on the World Social Forum
Friday, September 5, 15:30-17:30
Chair: Azril Bacal, Uppsala University, Sweden
Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Geography and History
Room: 206
Session ID: JS_RC10_RC36_03
Authors and Papers:

Patricia Arenas
Centro de Investigaciones Psiscológicas y Sociológicas (CIPS), Cuba
Trabajando por Escenarios y Culturas de Participación.

Richard Harris
California State University, USA
Trabajando por Escenarios y Culturas de Participación.
Alba Hernández
Centro de Investigaciones Psiscológicas y Sociológicas (CIPS), Cuba
Trabajando por Escenarios y Culturas de Participación.
Jeff Jackson
Puerto Vallarta Institute, USA
Trabajando por Escenarios y Culturas de Participación.
Maurice Monette
Puerto Vallarta Institute, USA
Trabajando por Escenarios y Culturas de Participación.
Yolanda Tacoronte
Centro de Investigaciones Psiscológicas y Sociológicas (CIPS), Cuba
Trabajando por Escenarios y Culturas de Participación.
Martha Nelida Ruiz
Mexico
The Crisis of Legitimacy in the Mexican Electoral Process

Joint Session 04A of RC10 and RC32: The Challenges of women`s participation/exclusion in public and private contexts, Part I

Sunday, September 7, 09:00-11:00

Chair: Esther Ngan-ling Chow, American University, USA Venue: Faculty of Philology Room: 2.1 Session ID: JSA_RC10_RC32_04

Authors and Papers:


Joint Session 04B of RC10 and RC32: The Challenges of Women’s Participation/Exclusion in Social Movements Part II
Sunday, September 7, 11:30-13:30
Chair: Michal Palgi, The Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel, Israel
Venue: Faculty of Philology
Room: 2.1
Session ID: JSB_RC10_RC32_04
Authors and Papers:

Neuma Aguiar
Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Women´s Movements in Developing Countries: Characteristics, Priorities and Issues

Anna-Britt Coe
Umeå University, Sweden
Reproductive Rights Advocacy in Peru: Linking Political and Cultural Dimensions of Policy Outcomes
Bernadetta Siara
City University London, United Kingdom
Social Movement "Poland is a Woman" and its Early Political Activism – Analysis of Contemporary Gender Discourses in Poland
Ariadna Munté
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Romi Feminism: A Case of Dialogic Feminism
Esther Oliver
University of Warwick, UK
Romi Feminism: A Case of Dialogic Feminism
Maria José Casa-Nova
University of Minho, Portugal
Ethnicity and Dialecticity of Power in Gender Relations
Hanne Darhour
University of Mohamed Ben Abdellah, FES, Morocco
Rethinking Gender Constructs: Towards a Substantive Political Leadership of Women
Rukhsana Qamber
Quaid-i-Azam University, Parkistan
Doing It with Class: Gender at the Pakistani University

Joint Session 05A of RC10 and RC11: Aging, social exclusion, and social participation in a globalizing world: Social exclusion in old age: multiple disadvantage

Sunday, September 7, 09:00-11:00

Chair: Julia Rozanova, University of Alberta, Canada and Andreas Hoff, University of Oxford, UK Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Geography and History Room: 305 Session ID: JSA_RC10_RC11_05

Authors and Papers:

Hélène Thomas
Institute of Political Studies Aix-en-Provence, France
Exclusion, loneliness and seclusion of frail and precarious elderly in France: which indicators, which realities, which issues?

Marc Bernardot
University of Le Havre, France
Exclusion, loneliness and seclusion of frail and precarious elderly in France: which indicators, which realities, which issues?
Patrick Barrett
University of Waikato Hamilton, New Zealand
A Comparative View of Old-age Vulnerability in New Zealand
Donna Dosman
University of Alberta, Canada
Barriers to Social Participation for Persons with Disabilities in Canada
Janet Fast
University of Alberta, Canada
Barriers to Social Participation for Persons with Disabilities in Canada
Satomi Yoshino
University of Alberta, Canada
Barriers to Social Participation for Persons with Disabilities in Canada
Olivia Ng
University of Melbourne, Australia
Older People, Respect and Social Inclusion
Isolda Belo da Fonte
Foundation Recife, Brazil
Old age in Brazil: perspective of gender and social exclusion
Joaquim Nabuco
Foundation Recife, Brazil
Old age in Brazil: perspective of gender and social exclusion
Kareen Nour
CREGES- CSSS Cavendish, Canada
A way to promote social solidarity among community dwelling people
Brita Brown
CREGES- CSSS Cavendish, Canada
A way to promote social solidarity among community dwelling people
Nona Moscovitz
CREGES- CSSS Cavendish, Canada
A way to promote social solidarity among community dwelling people

Joint Session 05B of RC10 and RC11: Aging, social exclusion, and social participation in a globalizing world: Varying levels of social inclusion strategies for older people

Sunday, September 7, 11:30-13:30

Chair: Julia Rozanova, University of Alberta, Canada and Andreas Hoff, University of Oxford, UK Venue: Faculty of Philosophy, Geography and History Room: 305 Session ID: JSB_RC10_RC11_05

Authors and Papers:

Jay A. Mancini
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Community Social Organization and Aging Societies

Julia Rozanova
University of Alberta, Canada
The influence of community culture and structural inequalities on social engagement of older rural Canadians
Norah Keating
University of Alberta, Canada
The influence of community culture and structural inequalities on social engagement of older rural Canadians
Herbert Northcott
University of Alberta, Canada
The influence of community culture and structural inequalities on social engagement of older rural Canadians
Susan McDaniel
University of Utah, USA
The influence of community culture and structural inequalities on social engagement of older rural Canadians
Andreas Hoff
Oxford Institute of Ageing, Oxford University, UK
National, Regional and Local Social Inclusion Strategies for Older People in Europe
Eileen Fairhurst
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Older People, Participation and Collaborative Governance in Post-Industrial Cities in England
Marilyn Fitzpatrick
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Older People, Participation and Collaborative Governance in Post-Industrial Cities in England
Glenda Cook
University of Northumbria, UK
Older People, Participation and Collaborative Governance in Post-Industrial Cities in England
Jan Reed
University of Northumbria, UK
Older People, Participation and Collaborative Governance in Post-Industrial Cities in England
Julia Ryan
University of Salford, UK
Older People, Participation and Collaborative Governance in Post-Industrial Cities in England
Tracey Williamson
University of Salford, UK
Older People, Participation and Collaborative Governance in Post-Industrial Cities in England
Bernadette Jonda
University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Activities on the federal state level to develop new forms of intergeneration­nal relations in Municipalities with Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony-Anhalt cited as examples
Glaucia da Silva Destro de Oliveira
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
The meanings attributed to the elderly in a public policy in Santos city

Joint Session 06 of RC10, RC48 and RC36: Overcoming alienation; democratic mobilizations in a global age

Sunday, September 7, 11:30-13:30

Chair: Knud Jensen, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark Venue: Faculty of Philology Room: 3.3 Session ID: JS_RC10_RC11_06

Authors and Papers:
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Joint Session 07 of RC10, RC48 and RC36: Overcoming alienation; democratic mobilizations in a global age

Sunday, September 7, 15:30-17:30

Chair: Knud Jensen, Danish School of Education Aahus, University, Copenhagen, Denmark Venue: Faculty of Philology Room: 3.3 Session ID: JS_RC10_RC11_07

Authors and Papers:

Knud Jensen
Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark
Overcoming Alienation; Democratic Mobilization in a Global Age.

William DiFazio
Department Sociology, St. Johns, Queens, NY
Myths of Global Prosperity and Possibilities of Change
Steve Walker
School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK
Overcoming Alienation; Democratic Mobilization in a Global Age.
Alan Spector
Purdue University Calumet, USA
From SDS (USA) to the Anti-Globalization Movements: The Alienation of Positivism and the Optimism of Rebellion.
Tova Benski
Department of Behavior Sciences, College of Management,
The Coalition of Women for Peace`: A portrait of a feminist peace movement promoting changes in Israeli society

Azril Bacal
Department of Sociology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Decolonization of Ethnic Identity: Socioanalysis and Concientization in the Social Sciences

Lauren Langman
Dept Sociology, Loyola University, Chicago, IL,The WSF as a New Social Movement

Walter Frantz
Department of Social Sciences, UNIJUI
The Co-operative Movement as debate at the World Social Forum