1st Edition

Competition and Cooperation in Social and Political Sciences
Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Social and Political Sciences

ISBN 9780367735494
Published December 18, 2020 by Routledge
404 Pages

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Book Description

The book contains essays on current issues in Social and Political Sciences, such as the issues of governance and social order; social development and community development; global challenges and inequality; civil society and social movement; IT-based community and social transformation; poverty alleviation and corporate social responsibility; and gender issues. Asia and the Pacifi c are the particular regions that the conference focuses on as they have become new centers of social and political development. Therefore, this book covers areas that have been traditionally known as the social and political areas such as communication studies, political studies, governance studies, criminology, sociology, social welfare, anthropology and international relations.

Table of Contents

Administrative Science. Anthropology. Criminology. Sociology. Social Welfare. Communication. Political Science. American Studies. International Relations. Environment Studies. Gender Studies. European Studies. Japanese Studies. Middle East and Islamic Studies. National Resilience Studies. Urban Development Studies. Population. Criminology.

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Isbandi Rukminto Adi is Professor in the field of Social Welfare. His research interest is on the field of community development and community empowerment; poverty aleviation and disaster programmes; child welfare and child protection; and social welfare policy, services and programmes. He has produced thirteen textbooks. He also has published several articles in journals, newspapers and actively involved in disseminating the importance of social welfare studies in different forums.

Rochman Achwan is professor of economic sociology at the Department of Sociology, University of Indonesia. His works have been published by Journal of Developing Societies (2016), Journal of Contemporary Asia (2013), Asian Case Research Journal (2012), and Asian Journal of Social Science (2009). He has also coauthored a chapter in Michael Burawoy et al. (2010). Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for a Global Sociology (vol. 2) (Joint Publication of the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan and Council of National Associations of the International Sociological Association, Barcelona, Spain).