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Coming to Terms with Western Social Science


Written from a perspective of presenting the history of sociology differently, essentially by taking into consideration its development in other parts of the world than the only Euro-American sphere, this article focuses on how studying the history of sociology in Asia can be helpful to shed some different light on the discipline as a whole. In this respect, it will consider three specific moments: the inception moment in the late 19th and early 20th century (that most of the time implies a specific relationship to one other country or part of the world); the counter-hegemonic national moment, that has to do with the refusal of the epistemic hegemony (roughly between the 1930s and the 1950s); and the the transnational moment when, starting in the late 1960s, the struggle against hegemony takes an additional dimension through the establishment of continental or transcontinental institutional or personal networks or the appropriation of some counter-hegemonic concepts, ideas or au thors.
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hal-04420513 , version 1 (01-02-2024)


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Stéphane Dufoix. Coming to Terms with Western Social Science: Three Historical Lessons from Asia. Gurokaru kenkyu (グローカル研究 ) = Journal of glocal studies, 2018. ⟨hal-04420513⟩
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