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4th Annual Public Sociology Conference
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4th Annual Public Sociology Conference

4th Annual Public Sociology Conference: (Re)visions of the future: public sociology, environmental justice, & the crisis of climate change October 18, 2014 at George Mason University, Virginia The graduate students of the Public Sociology Program at George Mason University organize an annual conference that critically engages contemporary social problems with diverse publics. This year’s conference … Continue reading

The 9th International Conference in Critical Management Studies
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The 9th International Conference in Critical Management Studies

University of Leicester, UK 8-10 July 2015 Deadline for submission of sub-theme proposals: 1 September 2014. This conference aims to engage thinking that explores alternatives to the ubiquity of neoliberal market managerialism, as well as rejecting the idea that there are none. Such alternatives could be understood in practical terms of specific organisational forms and … Continue reading

Accepting Submissions for Journal of Business Research, Special Issue on Shopper Marketing: In-store, Online, Social, and Mobile
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Accepting Submissions for Journal of Business Research, Special Issue on Shopper Marketing: In-store, Online, Social, and Mobile

The objective of this special issue of the Journal of Business Research is to generate a state of the art understanding of Shopper Marketing activities across platforms on the path to purchase. In today’s rapidly evolving market place, due to influences such as mobile devices, the internet, and social media, there is increasingly a need … Continue reading

Training Workshop on Qualitative Research Methods, Emory University
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Training Workshop on Qualitative Research Methods, Emory University

Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health is offering a 4-day workshop on Qualitative Research Methods, August 12-15, 2014, to promote effective use of qualitative methods in public health research. This workshop provides an understanding of the theoretical principles and practical skills needed for conducting and evaluating qualitative research. It is suitable for anyone involved in research or research … Continue reading

A Conversation with Sharon Zukin
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A Conversation with Sharon Zukin

By Nicki Lisa Cole, Pomona College Sharon Zukin, chair-elect of the section on consumers and consumption, is a professor of sociology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She started out as a political sociologist, became an urban sociologist, and now combines those interests with studies of institutions, spaces and … Continue reading