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Barbara Hanson

Department of Sociology

Professor
 
Office: 336 Atkinson
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 20469
Emailhansonbg@yorku.ca
 
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Professor Hanson has had numerous visiting appointments at a number of academic institutions. Notably, Princeton, Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers, University of California San Francisco, and Mental Research Institute. For her exemplary teaching, she was awarded the Faculty of Graduate Studies Teaching Award.

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Research Interests

Sociology , Law , Aging, Women's issues, Health

Selected Publications

Hanson, B. The Research Process: Creating Facticity. Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press Inc., 1999. (ISBN:1-57766-065-X)

Hanson, B. Social Assumptions, Medical Categories, Supplement 1: Advances in Medical Sociology, Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press Inc., 1997. Cloth (ISBN: 0-7623-0243-7)

Hanson, B. 1997 "Who's Seeing Whom?: General Systems Theory and Constructivist Implications for Senile Dementia Intervention," Journal of Aging Studies (USA), 11(1):15-25.

Hanson, B. 1996 "The Intimate Politics of Sense: Symptoms versus Problems in Senile Dementia," International Review of Modern Sociology (USA/INDIA), 26(1 Spring): 1-13.

Hanson, B. General Systems Theory Beginning with Wholes, Washington: Taylor & Francis.

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Books

Hanson, B. The Research Process: Creating Facticity. Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press Inc., 1999. (ISBN:1-57766-065-X)

Hanson, B. Social Assumptions, Medical Categories, Supplement 1: Advances in Medical Sociology, Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press Inc., 1997. Cloth (ISBN: 0-7623-0243-7)

Hanson, B. General Systems Theory Beginning with Wholes, Washington: Taylor & Francis.

Journal Articles

Hanson, B. 1997 "Who's Seeing Whom?: General Systems Theory and Constructivist Implications for Senile Dementia Intervention," Journal of Aging Studies (USA), 11(1):15-25.

Hanson, B. 1996 "The Intimate Politics of Sense: Symptoms versus Problems in Senile Dementia," International Review of Modern Sociology (USA/INDIA), 26(1 Spring): 1-13.

"Towards a Model of Contextual Emotional Dynamics of Illness: Senile Dementia versus Cancer as a Case in Point" International Review of Modern Sociology 36 (1): 53-73

“Whither Qualitative /Quantitative? : Grounds for Methodological Convergence." Quality and Quantity, 42: 97-111.

“Uneasy Ground: Mutual Drive Right of Ways as Growing Urban Concern” 49 Real Property Reports 239.

“Dog-Focused Law’s Impact on Disability Rights: Ontario’s Pit Bull Legislation as a Case in Point” 12 Animal Law Review.

“Science, Religion and Social Theory” Theory and Science, 17(1): 1-14

“Questioning the Construction of Maternal Age as a Fertility Problem” Health Care for Women International, 24: 166-176.

“Systems Theory and the Spirit of Feminism: Grounds for a Connection” Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 545-556, 1-12.

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Summer 2014 AP/SOCI2040 6.0  Sociological Theory LECT Course Website 


Professor Hanson has had numerous visiting appointments at a number of academic institutions. Notably, Princeton, Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers, University of California San Francisco, and Mental Research Institute. For her exemplary teaching, she was awarded the Faculty of Graduate Studies Teaching Award.


Professor Hanson has had numerous visiting appointments at a number of academic institutions. Notably, Princeton, Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers, University of California San Francisco, and Mental Research Institute. For her exemplary teaching, she was awarded the Faculty of Graduate Studies Teaching Award. Professor Hanson has also been the Editor in Chief of International Review of Modern Sociology, and International Journal of Sociology of the Family. Her main research interests are in theory, methods, Meta-theory, epistemology, health, intimate relations, and gender.

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Research Interests:

Sociology , Law , Aging, Women's issues, Health

Selected Publications

Hanson, B. The Research Process: Creating Facticity. Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press Inc., 1999. (ISBN:1-57766-065-X)

Hanson, B. Social Assumptions, Medical Categories, Supplement 1: Advances in Medical Sociology, Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press Inc., 1997. Cloth (ISBN: 0-7623-0243-7)

Hanson, B. 1997 "Who's Seeing Whom?: General Systems Theory and Constructivist Implications for Senile Dementia Intervention," Journal of Aging Studies (USA), 11(1):15-25.

Hanson, B. 1996 "The Intimate Politics of Sense: Symptoms versus Problems in Senile Dementia," International Review of Modern Sociology (USA/INDIA), 26(1 Spring): 1-13.

Hanson, B. General Systems Theory Beginning with Wholes, Washington: Taylor & Francis.

All Publications

Books

Hanson, B. The Research Process: Creating Facticity. Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press Inc., 1999. (ISBN:1-57766-065-X)

Hanson, B. Social Assumptions, Medical Categories, Supplement 1: Advances in Medical Sociology, Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press Inc., 1997. Cloth (ISBN: 0-7623-0243-7)

Hanson, B. General Systems Theory Beginning with Wholes, Washington: Taylor & Francis.

Journal Articles

Hanson, B. 1997 "Who's Seeing Whom?: General Systems Theory and Constructivist Implications for Senile Dementia Intervention," Journal of Aging Studies (USA), 11(1):15-25.

Hanson, B. 1996 "The Intimate Politics of Sense: Symptoms versus Problems in Senile Dementia," International Review of Modern Sociology (USA/INDIA), 26(1 Spring): 1-13.

"Towards a Model of Contextual Emotional Dynamics of Illness: Senile Dementia versus Cancer as a Case in Point" International Review of Modern Sociology 36 (1): 53-73

“Whither Qualitative /Quantitative? : Grounds for Methodological Convergence." Quality and Quantity, 42: 97-111.

“Uneasy Ground: Mutual Drive Right of Ways as Growing Urban Concern” 49 Real Property Reports 239.

“Dog-Focused Law’s Impact on Disability Rights: Ontario’s Pit Bull Legislation as a Case in Point” 12 Animal Law Review.

“Science, Religion and Social Theory” Theory and Science, 17(1): 1-14

“Questioning the Construction of Maternal Age as a Fertility Problem” Health Care for Women International, 24: 166-176.

“Systems Theory and the Spirit of Feminism: Grounds for a Connection” Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 545-556, 1-12.


Teaching:

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Summer 2014 AP/SOCI2040 6.0  Sociological Theory LECT Course Website