Sociology Index

Sociology Departments in Switzerland

Sociology in Switzerland: Institutions and Departments.

Institute of Sociology at the University of Zurich.

Specific Focus Areas - Chairs
* Marlis Buchmann: Life course, social stratification and mobility, sociology of education, occupation and labour markets, social and cultural change
* Eldad Davidov: Methods and empirical social research, international comparisons, structural equation models, panel data, attitudes and values, decision theories

* Hans Geser: Political sociology, sociology of communities and political parties, organizational and occupational sociology, new communication technologies
* Kurt Imhof: Sociology of public sphere, social movements, sociology of minorities, social change, social theory
* J�rg R�ssel: Sociological theory, empirical cultural sociology, social stratification, political sociology, comparative historical sociology
* Marc Szydlik: Social stratification, life course, labour market, generations, empirical research.

Overall Focus Areas - Labour / Occupation
Marlis Buchmann, Hans Geser, Marc Szydlik

Empirical Methods
Eldad Davidov, J�rg R�ssel, Marc Szydlik
Historical Sociology.

Marlis Buchmann, Kurt Imhof, J�rg R�ssel
Information and Communication Technology

Hans Geser, Kurt Imhof
Conflicts

Marlis Buchmann, Eldad Davidov, Kurt Imhof, J�rg R�ssel, Marc Szydlik
Life Course

Marlis Buchmann, Marc Szydlik
Organization

Hans Geser, Kurt Imhof
Political Parties, Unions, Democracy and Political Communication

Hans Geser, Kurt Imhof, J�rg R�ssel
Religion and Culture

Eldad Davidov, Hans Geser, Kurt Imhof, J�rg R�ssel
Social Stratification, Social Change

Marlis Buchmann, Eldad Davidov, Kurt Imhof, J�rg R�ssel, Marc Szydlik
Technology

Marlis Buchmann, Hans Geser
Economy

Hans Geser, Kurt Imhof, J�rg R�ssel, Marc Szydlik
Science

Marlis Buchmann, Kurt Imhof.