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Uzbekistan – A Region of World Society (?) Variants of Differentiation in Agricultural Resources Governance
This article studies the layered coexistence and mutual shaping of three forms of differentiation (functional, segmentary, hierarchical) in rural Uzbekistan, a region of world society that, since 1991, is undergoing ...
Embracing Chinese modernity? Articulation and positioning in China-Kazakhstan trade and exchange processes
While much has been written recently about the increasing geo-political and economic impact of Chinese ‘soft power’ on neighbouring countries to the West, relatively few studies explore local people’s reflections of China’s ...
Markets, order and noise: two contributions to a comprehensive understanding of modern markets
Markets are a central feature of modern society. As such, it comes as no surprise that they constitute a popular subject of research in (economic) sociology, where they are observed from various analytical perspectives ...
Der Begriff der Biodiversität, im deutschen Sprachgebrauch häufig zur Artenvielfalt verkürzt, bezeichnet allgemein die Vielfalt von Genen, Arten und Lebensräumen. Ihre Bewahrung ist inzwischen Gegenstand zahlreicher sowohl ...