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Special Issues

Work, employment and society

Work, employment and society

The e-Special issue Small business revivalism: employment relations in small and medium-sized enterprises focuses on employment relations in the context of ‘small business revivalism’ and an ‘enterprise culture’ that has sought to establish a so-called ‘entrepreneurial economy’.

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Body & Society

Body & Society

The June issue of Body & Society features articles on Body Image and Prosthetic Aesthetics: Disability, Technology and Paralympic Culture (Tomoko Tamari) and Dancing Practices: Seeing and Sensing the Moving Body (Susanne Ravn).

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Theory, Culture & Society

Theory, Culture & Society

The current issue of Theory, Culture & Society is a double special issue on Geosocial Formations and the Anthropocene and asks what it might mean for accounts of social life and political possibility to engage head on with the idea that this is a planet on which ‘variability abounds at nearly all spatial and temporal scales’ (Steffen et al., 2004: 295). Browse all TCS Special Issues here.

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Race & Class

Race & Class

This Editor’s Choice Collection on prison resistance and black self-defence, marks the publication of the July-September issue of Race & Class, and brings together new and re-released material from  Race & Class on black prison resistance, the role of the Black Panthers, and the influence of US rebellions on the struggle in the UK.

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Journal News

Contexts

Contexts

Contexts Magazine announces new Editors selected to work with the publication beginning in 2018:

Rashawn Ray, Univeristy of Maryland
Fabio Rojas, Indiana University

Starting August 1, 2017, new proposals and submissions should be sent to the new Editors. SAGE extends a special thanks to Syed Ali and Philip Cohen for their continued work with Contexts

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Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society

Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society

Thank you to Editor Susan Losh for her work on the Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society. Welcome Jeffry Will, incoming Editor. 

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Social Psychology Quarterly

Social Psychology Quarterly

Social Psychology Quarterly welcomes new Editors to the journal beginning in 2018: Matthew E. Brashears and Brent Simpson, University of South Carolina. Thank you to Richard T. Serpe and Jan E. Stets for their contribution to the journal and continued work through 2017.

As of August 1, 2017, all new submissions should be sent to the new Editors.

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Noteworthy Articles

Calls for Papers

International Journal of Comparative Sociology

International Journal of Comparative Sociology

A truly international journal, International Journal of Comparative Sociology publishes articles form sociologists worldwide and encourages competing perspectives and dialogue. IJCS is currently inviting submissions from all areas of comparative sociology.

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Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society

Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society

The Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society provides communication within as wide of a spectrum of the STS community as possible, including faculty and students from sciences, engineering, the humanities, education, and behavioral and social sciences in the newly emerging groups on university and college campuses, and in high school systems, all of which teach integrative STS subject matters. 

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Journal of Drug Information cover

Journal of Drug Education

The Journal of Drug Education is an authoritative, peer-reviewed publication welcoming diverse coverage of important research, trends and developments in the field of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use. Seeking manuscripts from a multitude of disciplines, the journal provides valuable information, insights, and methodologies that can be applied to a variety of situations. It serves as a source for critical analyses, innovative approaches, scholarly standards, and concise reports on theoretical, research, and programmatic issues.

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Sociological Perspectives

Sociological Perspectives

Sociological Perspectives offers a wealth of pertinent articles spanning the breadth of sociological inquiry. The journal includes contributions by leading scholars addressing the ever-expanding body of knowledge about social processes related to economic, political, anthropological, and historical issues. Now published six times per year, each issue offers up-to-the-minute articles within the field of sociology.

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Gender & Society

Gender & Society – Special Issue on Gender, Disability, and Intersectionality

With the focus on Gender, Disability, and Intersectionality, topics to be considered include, but are not limited to biomedicine, sexuality studies, education, discrimination, human rights, and comparative and international studies. All papers must make both a theoretical and empirical contribution. Completed manuscripts due October 1, 2017.

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Journal of Sociology

Journal of Sociology

The Editors of Journal of Sociology invite expressions of interest from the international community of sociological scholars in guest editing a Special Edition of the journal. Special Editions may address any sociological theme which is likely to be of interest to the Journal readership. Deadline: Monday 31st July, 2017.

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Upcoming Conferences 

ASA Annual Meeting

Join us at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. This year’s theme is “Culture, Inequalities, and Social Inclusion Across the Globe”. The Annual Meeting provides the opportunity for professionals involved in the scientific study of society to share knowledge and new directions in research and practice. Approximately 600 program sessions are convened during the four-day meeting held every August to provide participation venues and networking outlets for nearly 3,000 research papers and over 4,600 presenters.

August 12–15, 2017
Montréal, Quebec, Canada

European Sociological Association (ESA) Conference

SAGE will be exhibiting at the 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association. The theme of this year’s conference is “(Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities”. In addition to globally renowned speakers, the conference will provide sociologists with the opportunity to present their current work and to receive feedback on it. Join us at the SAGE stand for a demonstration of the SAGE Video Sociology Collection.

August 29–September 1, 2017
Athens, Greece

The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Conference

TASA 2017 Belonging in a Mobile World. TASA 2017 includes keynotes/plenaries from Professors Mimi Sheller, Anthony Elliott, Sharon Pickering, and Matthew Tonts, and sessions cover topics such as the anthropology/sociology nexus, criminal justice and Indigenous peoples, and the latest on the ethics of research.

November 27–30, 2017
Perth, Western Australia

Podcasts & Webinars

Podcast

Social Currents

Racialized Femininity and Masculinity in the Preferences of Online Same-sex Daters

Author Matthew Rafalow discusses his article,"Racialized Femininity and Masculinity in the Preferences of Online Same-sex Daters," co-authored by Cynthia Feliciano and Belinda Robnett.

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Podcast

Sociological Perspectives

Skills Mismatch? Military Service, Combat Occupations, and Civilian Earnings

Author Alair MacLean discusses her article, "Skills Mismatch? Military Service, Combat Occupations, and Civilian Earnings."

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Webinar

Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Free Webinar Recording – Marijuana on the Mind: A Primer for Policymakers

Two researchers, Staci A. Gruber and Kelly A. Sagar, authored a recent article in the current issue of Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences and sat down for a webinar to discuss the current state of science on how marijuana affects individuals, and especially teens. 

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Webinar

Increase the reach and impact of your Sociology research with Kudos

Watch this free 15-minute recorded webinar that demonstrates how Kudos, a service designed specifically to help researchers maximize the visibility of their work, can be used to increase downloads and citations to research articles.

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