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Sociological Perspectives Special Issue – Civic Responses to Environmental Issues: How Culture Matters

Sociological Perspectives Special Issue: Civic Responses to Environmental Issues: How Culture Matters Guest editors: Emily Huddart Kennedy, Dept of Sociology, University of British Columbia Josée Johnston, Dept. of Sociology, University of Toronto Co-Editors of Sociological Perspectives: Matthew Carlson, Lindsey Wilkinson,  Hyeyoung Woo (Portland State University) Managing Editor: Elizabeth Withers (Portland State University) Sociological Perspectives is … Continue reading

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CFP: ‘Alternatives to Capitalism’ – SASE Research Network Conference Doshisa University Kyoto (Japan), 23-25 June 2018

‘Alternatives to Capitalism’ SASE Research Network Conference Doshisa University Kyoto (Japan), 23-25 June 2018 CALL FOR PAPERS: SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SOCIO-ECONOMICS (SASE) ANNUAL CONFERENCE, JUNE 23-25, 2018, DOSHISA UNIVERSITY, KYOTO (JAPAN) ALTERNATIVES TO CAPITALISM RESEARCH NETWORK DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS AND SESSION PROPOSALS (MAX 500 WORDS): JANUARY 29, 2018 ************** The theoretical foundations of … Continue reading

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CFP: “Consuming In, and Consumed By, a Trump Economy”

CALL FOR PAPERS “Consuming In, and Consumed By, a Trump Economy” *one-day pre-American Sociological Association mini-conference* Friday, August 10, 2018, 8:30 am-4:00 pm Rutgers University, Camden, NJ PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR BRIEF ABSTRACTS OF PRESENTATIONS! The Consumers and Consumption section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) is excited to host a one-day conference on Friday, August … Continue reading

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CFP — Eating for Change: Global and Local Perspectives on Food and Transformation

CFP — Eating for Change: Global and Local Perspectives on Food and Transformation Wednesday, May 16 2018 | SS&H 273 University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA Call for Papers: Transformation is inherent in food as a material substance. Wheat, for instance, is transformed into flour and flour into bread, a … Continue reading

Graduate and Postdoctoral funding opportunities – “Canadians’ Food Choices: From individual behaviours to global environmental change”
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Graduate and Postdoctoral funding opportunities – “Canadians’ Food Choices: From individual behaviours to global environmental change”

Section members may be interested in the graduate and postdoctoral funding available as part of a team project titled “Canadians’ Food Choices: From individual behaviours to global environmental change” in Ontario and BC, Canada. See the attached pdf for details: Final-Ad-Canadian-dietary-patterns-from-individual-behaviours-to-global-environmental-change Continue reading

Submit to Consumers & Consumption sessions at ASA 2018
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Submit to Consumers & Consumption sessions at ASA 2018

Doing research on consumers and consumption? We want to hear from you! The Consumers and Consumption section of the ASA is looking forward to receiving submissions to our 4 sessions at this summer’s 113th American Sociological Association Conference in Philadelphia (August 11th-14th, 2018 ). Sessions: Regular session: Consumers and Consumption (organizer: Cassi Pittman, clpittman@gmail.com) Section session: New Approaches … Continue reading

New book by Yasemin Besen-Cassino — The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap
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New book by Yasemin Besen-Cassino — The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap

Congratulations to Yasemin Besen-Cassino on the release of her new book, The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap (Temple, 2017). DESCRIPTION The gender wage gap is one of the most persistent problems of labor markets and women’s lives. Most approaches to explaining the gap focus on adult employment despite … Continue reading