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A new board and a new vision

Discover the new elected board and the new collaborators of RC47 for the upcoming years: Click here   Discover the new vision for a more democratic, accountable, decentralized and convivial RC47: Click here  

New Cultural Frontiers

New Cultural Frontiers is a new peer-reviewed on-line journal publishing submissions by doctoral students and junior faculty. Supported by the Research Committee 47 - Social Classes and Social Movements of the International Sociological Association, the scientific board includes well-known social science scholars from around the globe. The Journal is truly international, both in terms of contributions and editorial structure. The editorial board is composed by one editor and five co-editors for different regions of the world.

Papers may be written in English, French or Spanish. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are particularly welcome.

Find further information here on New Cultural Frontiers Website.

Conferences

poster-isa-congress2014 XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology

Call for Sessions   In the framework of the next XVIII ISA World Congress the focus of RC47 will be on themes of democracy, injustice, equality and the growing role of an actor’s affirmation against systemic forms of oppression. RC47 asks its members to develop sessions on these themes and their linkages with contemporary conflicts
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Inequality and Integration in Times of Crisis

Congress of the Swiss Sociological Association June 26 – 28, 2013 at the University of Bern (download the Call for Paper here) Since Karl Marx first described the enormous social inequalities and their potential for social change at the beginning of industrialization in the 19th century, the origins, extent, and consequences of social inequality, as well
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ISA Buenos Aires – RC47 Session Program

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 1)  New Trends and Theoretical Approach in the Field of Social Mobilizations and Social Change Wednesday, August 1, 2012: 9:00 AM-10:30 AM OB 38 (Faculty of Economics) RC48 Social Movements, Collective Actions and Social Change (host committee) RC47 Social Classes and Social Movements Session Organizer: Benjamín TEJERINA, University of the Basque Country, Spain Emergence
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Books

Claiming Society for God

Nancy Davis and Robert Robinson’s Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States (Indiana University Press, 2012) has been awarded the gold medal in the Religion category of the Independent Publishers Book Awards, which recognize books by university and independent presses. The book also won the
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Our Violent World. Terrorism in Society

 What can the analysis of violence and terror tell us about the modern world? Why is violence often used to achieve religious, cultural or political goals? Can we understand the search for the extreme that increasingly shapes violence today? From 1960s student movements to today’s global jihad, this text explores the factors and debates shaping
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News & Events

A new board and a new vision

Discover the new elected board and the new collaborators of RC47 for the upcoming years: Click here   Discover the new vision for a more democratic, accountable, decentralized and convivial RC47: Click here  

Claiming Society for God

Nancy Davis and Robert Robinson’s Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States (Indiana University Press, 2012) has been awarded the gold medal in the Religion category of the Independent Publishers Book Awards, which recognize books by university and independent presses. The book also won the
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Job Opportunities

Junior Professor in Sociology of Education and Family (W1)

The School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim invites applications for a Junior Professor in Sociology of Education and Family  (W1) to be filled as soon as possible. We seek a scholar with an innovative research agenda and internationally visible publications in the field of sociology of family and/or education. The successful candidate
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Job opportunities in University of Mannheim

The School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim invites applications for a position of Full Professor in Statistics and Social Research Methods (W3, Chair) Here you can download all information Deadline: 31 July 2011