Social solidarities

Crow, Graham (2010) Social solidarities. Sociology Compass, 4, (1), 52-60. (doi:10.1111/j.1751-9020.2009.00262.x).


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This study explores the concept of social solidarity by elaborating on five propositions about mutually supportive social relationships. These five propositions are that social solidarity was a key issue for the founding figures of the discipline of sociology in the 19th century; that this sociological interest in social solidarity has continued down to the present day; that in the development of sociological analyses of social solidarity there has also been fruitful engagement with neighbouring disciplines; that social solidarity can sometimes be associated with social problems as well as with desirable social outcomes; and that the nature and causes of social solidarity are matters of important on-going debate.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1111/j.1751-9020.2009.00262.x
ISSNs: 1751-9020 (print)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Sociology and Social Policy
ePrint ID: 80219
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
January 2010Published
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:16

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