Critical Realism & Post-Positivist Sociology

In the lead up to the Beyond Positivism Conference (Montreal, August 8 -10), this workshop will discuss the contribution of critical realism to post-positivist sociology, including its potential applicability within sociological disciplines and sub-disciplines, as well as future developments and directions of critical realism.

Location: University of California, Santa Barbara

Room 3017. Social Science and Media Studies

Date: June 29 – 30, 2017


Thursday, June 29

9:00 - 12:00pm

Discussion #1: Critical Realism and Post-positivist Sociology

Philip Gorski, John Mohr, Timothy Rutzou, Ben Manski

1:00 - 3:00pm

 Discussion #2: Social Movements and Technological Revolutions

 Ben Manski, Maria Martinez, Sarah Manski 

3:30 - 5:00pm

Discussion #3: Re-Theorizing Race, Ethnicity, and Nation

G. Reginald Daniel, Joseph Loe-Sterphone, Jasmine Kelekay, 


Friday, June 30

9:00 - 12:00pm

Discussion #4: New Developments and Directions in Critical Realism
Philip Gorski, Timothy Rutzou

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