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Professor Robert Holton
Fellow Emeritus, Sociology

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Cosmopolitan Borders, Strangeness and Inter-Cultural Encounters in, editor(s)Barrie Axford, Alistair Brisborne, Sandra Halperin, C. Luders , Political Sociologies of the Cultural Encounter, London, Routledge, 2020, pp139 - 152, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2020

Capitalism and Cosmopolitanism in, editor(s)V. Cichelli and S. Mesure , Cosmopolitanism in Hard Times, Leiden, Brill, 2020, pp383 - 394, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2020

R.Boyd and R.J. Holton, Technology, Innovation, Employment and Power. Does Robotics and Artificial Intelligence really mean Social Transformation, Journal of Sociology, 54, (3), 2018, p331 - 345 Journal Article, 2018

Global Inequality in, editor(s)Bryan S Turner and Robert J Holton , Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Stusies, Routledge, 2016, pp60 - 77, [Robert J Holton] Book Chapter, 2016

Theories of Globalization: Issues and Origins in, editor(s)Bryan S Turner and Robert J Holton , Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies, Routledge, 2016, pp3 - 23, [Bryan S Turner and Robert J Holton] Book Chapter, 2016

Some social consequences of the global Financial crisis in, editor(s)Anthony Elliott and Eric Hsu , The Consequences of Global Disasters, Abingdon, UK, Routledge, 2016, pp223 - 233, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2016

Globalization and Its Possible Futures in, editor(s)Bryan S Turner and Robert J Holton , Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies, Routledge, 2016, pp589 - 608, [Bryan Turner and Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2016

Robert J Holton, Global Inequalities: Challenges and Opportunities, Development: What Now?, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, October 2014, edited by C.Talesco, F.Ng, D. Ip , Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2016, pp14 - 35 Conference Paper, 2016

Globalization's Cultural Consequences Revisited in, editor(s)Roland Robertson and Didem Buhari-Gulmez , Global Culture: Consciousness and Connectivity, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2016, pp55 - 74, [Robert J Holton] Book Chapter, 2016

Robert J Holton, Global Inequalities, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, v - 204pp Book, 2014

Global Social Divisions in, editor(s)Geoff Payne , Social Divisions, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, pp375 - 391, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2013

Robert J. Holton, Global Finance, Abingdon UK, Routledge, 2012, vi - 118pp Book, 2012

Some Comments on Cosmopolitanism and Europe in, editor(s)Roland Robertson and Anne Sophie Krossa , European Cosmopolitanism in Question, Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp25 - 43, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2012

Robert J Holton, Globalization and the Nation State, Second Revised Edition, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 1 - 267pp Book, 2011

'Globalization and Cricket' in, editor(s)Chris Rumford and Stepehn Wagg , Cricket and Globalization, Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars, 2010, pp18 - 40, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2010

'Longevity in a Global World' in, editor(s)Isidro Lopez-Aparicio , The Fragility Gap, Granada, Spain, Universidad de Granada, 2009, pp25 - 30, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2009

Network Theories and Network Types in, editor(s)J. Barkhoff and H. Eberhart , Networking Across Borders and Frontiers, Frankfurt am Main, Peter Lang, 2009, pp19 - 31, [Robert J Holton] Book Chapter, 2009

Robert J Holton, Cosmopolitanisms: New Thinking and New Directions, Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 1 - 252pp Book, 2009

Talcott Parsons in, editor(s)R Stones , Key Sociological Thinkers, Basingstoke, Palgrave macmillan, 2008, pp136 - 148, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2008

Robert J Holton, Global Networks, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, 1 - 228pp Book, 2008

What do Australians think about Globalisation? in, editor(s)D, Denemark, G. Meagher, S. Wilson, M. Western, T. Phillips , Australian Social Attitudes: 2, Sydney NSW, University of new South Wales Press, 2007, pp107 - 124, [T. Phillips and R. Holton] Book Chapter, 2007

'From the particular to the global:some empirical, epistemological and methodological aspectsof microhistory with regard to a womens' rights network in, editor(s)Karen Fricker and Ronit Lentin , Performing Global Networks, Cambridge , Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007, pp8 - 24, [Sandra Holton and Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2007

Universalism, R. Robertson and J-A. Scholte, Encyclopaedia of Globalization, 4, London, Routledge, 2006, pp1223 - 1226, [Robert Holton] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2006

Power: A Note on Talcott Parsons and the Brown University Conversations in, editor(s)Laurence S. Moss and Andrew Savchenko , Talcott Parsons: Economic Sociologist of the 2oth century , Oxford, Blackwell, 2006, pp59 - 63, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2006

Networks, R. Robertson and J-A. Scholte, Encyclopaedia of Globalization, 3, London, Routledge, 2006, pp867 - 872, [Robert Holton] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2006

Capitalism, R. Robertson and J-A. Scholte, Encyclopaedia of Globalization, 1, London, Routledge, 2006, pp121 - 126, [Robert Holton] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2006

Globalization in, editor(s)Austin Harrington , Modern Social Theory: An introduction, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2005, pp292 - 312, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2005

Robert Holton, Network discourses: proliferation, critique, and synthesis, Global Networks, 5, (2), 2005, p209 - 215 Journal Article, 2005 URL

Robert Holton, Making Globalization, Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave MacMillan, 2005, 207pp Book, 2005

Robert Holton, Cosmopolitanism or Cosmopolitanisms? The Universal Races Congress of 1911, Global Networks, 2, (2), 2002, p153 - 170 Journal Article, 2002

Talcott Parsons: Conservative Apologist or irreplaceable Icon in, editor(s)George Ritzer and Barry Smart , Handbook of Social Theory, London, Sage Publications, 2001, pp152 - 162, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2001

Robert Holton and Tim Phillips, Popular Attitudes to Globalisation, Policy, Organization, and Society, 20, (2), 2001, p5 - 21 Journal Article, 2001

Multicultural citizenship: the politics and poetics of public space in, editor(s)Engin Isin , Democracy, Citizenship and the global city, London, Routledge, 2000, pp189 - 202, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 2000

Robert Holton, Kentler kapitalizm ve Uygarlik, Ankara, Imge Kitabevi, 1999, 205pp Book, 1999

'Globalization and Australian Identities' in, editor(s)David Day , Australian Identities, Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 1998, pp198 - 211, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 1998

Robert Holton, Globalization and the Nation-State, Basingstoke, UK, MacMillan, 1998 Book, 1998

Talcott Parsons in, editor(s)Rob Stones , Key Sociological Thinkers, Basingstoke, MacMillan, 1998, [Robert Holton] Book Chapter, 1998

Robert Holton, Economia E Sociedade, Lisbon, Instituto Piaget, 1997, 372pp Book, 1997

Robert Holton, 'Four Myths about Globalization', Flinders Journal of History and Politics, 19, 1997, p141 - 196 Journal Article, 1997

Robert Holton, 'Rational Choice Theory in Sociology, Critical Review, 9, (4), 1995, p519 - 537 Journal Article, 1995

Robert Holton, Globalization and Multiculturalism, Australian and New Zealnd Journal of Sociology, 30, (3), 1994, p253 - 258 Journal Article, 1994

Robert Holton and Bryan Turner, 'Debate and Pseudo-debate in Class Analysis: Some Unpromising Aspects of Goldthorpe and Marshall's Defence', Sociology, 28, (3), 1994, p819 - 824 Journal Article, 1994

Robert Holton, Economy and Society, London, Routledge, 1992, 289pp Book, 1992

Robert Holton, 'Talcott Parsons and the Integration of Economic and Social Theory, Sociological Inquiry, 61, (1), 1991, p101 - 114 Journal Article, 1991

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