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DegreesUniversity of Pennsylvania, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania, M.A.
ExpertiseClassical and Contemporary Social Theory, Legal Studies, European Cultural Studies, Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Culture, Existential Sociology.
ProfileThe thematic concerns of Gila Hayim's research revolve around the sociology and social psychology of cultural and identity transformations, especially in relation to our transitional experience in the emergent network society. An additional focus of Hayim's research centers around the study of complex systems using an autopoiesis methodology.
Hayim,Gila J. Instability, Complexity, and Cultural Change: An Autopoiesis Approach. Mellen Press: An International Publisher of Advanced Research, 2006.
Hayim,Gila J. "Hegel's Critical Theory and Feminist Concerns." Hegel, Volume II (The International Library of Critical Essays in the History of Philosophy). Ed. David Lamb. Dartmouth: Ashgate Press, 1998. 545-565..
Hayim, Gila J. "Existentialism and Sociology: An Expanded Edition with a New Introduction,". Transactions Publishers, New Brunswick,, 1996.
Hayim,Gila J. Existentialism and Sociology: The Contribution of Jean-Paul Sartre. Transaction Books, 1995.
Hayim,Gila J. "Post-Modern Tendencies in the Social Theory of Luhmann." Human Studies: A Journal of Philosophy and the Social Sciences 27. (1994): 307-324.
Hayim,Gila J. "Naturalism and the Crisis of Rationalism in Habermas." Social Theory and Practice 18. 2 (1992): 187-209.
Hayim, Gila J. "The Sense Experience in the Legacy of Counter Culture." Counterculture and Social Transformation: Essays on Negativistic Themes in Sociological Theory. Ed. Seymour Leventman. Charles C. Thomas, 1982
Hayim, Gila J. "Existentialism and Sociology." by Ian Craib. Journal of the History of Philosophy vol. XCIII/No 3 1980
Hayim,Gila J. The Existential Sociology of Jean-Paul Sartre. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1980.
Hayim, Gila J. "Modern Reality Strategies: An analysis of Weber, Freud, and Ellul"." Human Studies 1. 4 (1978).
Hayim, Gila J. Changes in the Criminal Behavior of Heroin Addicts: A One-Year Follow-Up of Methadone Treatment. Cambridge: Harvard Law School, United States Department of Justice, 1972.