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Filippo Barbera is associate professor at the University of Torino where he teaches “Local Development” and “Applied Sociological Theory.” His research interests are local development, sociology of markets, and economic sociology of capitalism. His recent publications include: “Development,” in G. Ritzer (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Sociology, London: Basil Blackwell ; (with J. Dagnes) “Building Alternatives from the Bottom-up: The Case of Alternative Food Networks.” Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia 8: 324-331 .
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2007An Introduction, issue n°3G. Reza Azarian, The General Sociology of Harrison C. White. Chaos and Order in Networks. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2005, 169 pp., issue n°1Looking in the French Mirror, issue n°2
2010Sociology and Development: What is at Stake?, issue n°1
2012Presentation, issue n°1Patrick Aspers, Orderly Fashion. A Sociology of Markets. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010, 237 pp., issue n°1Introduction to the Symposium, issue n°3
2016John H. Goldthorpe, “Sociology as a Population Science.” Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016, 175 pp., issue n°1