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Abstracts due, ISA World Congress, Toronto 15-21 July 2018

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities Toronto, Canada July 15-21, 2018 Dear Colleagues, There are only ten days left to submit your abstract on-line before the deadline of September 30, 2017, 24:00 GMT.  … Continue reading

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Fashion, beauty and Elias

The journal Critical Studies in Fashion & Beauty is looking for contributions to the study of fashion, body, beauty, identity and appearance. This flagship fashion journal of Intellect Books launched 8 years ago, spearheaded a successful series of visual culture … Continue reading

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New Book: Excitement Processes

Jan Haut, Paddy Dolan, Dieter Reicher and Raúl Sánchez García (eds), Excitement Processes : Norbert Elias’s unpublished works on sports, leisure, body, culture (Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2017), 322 pp. ISBN: 9783658149116. This book contains some of the most important of Elias’s writings that … Continue reading

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New Book: The Social Organisation of Marketing: A Figurational Approach

The Social Organisation of Marketing: A Figurational Approach to People, Organisations, and Markets Editors: John Connolly and Paddy Dolan The book examines the social processes which have shaped the development and organisation of various marketing practices and activities, and the … Continue reading

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CfP ISA Toronto 2018: Elias, Habitus and Organizations

ISA XIX World Congress of Sociology, Toronto: CfP RC17 Sociology of Organisation session on “Elias, Habitus and Organizations: Civilizing and decivilizing processes in organizational life” Abstracts must be submitted by 30 September through the ISA conference website. This session focuses on … Continue reading

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Andrew Abbott: Processual Sociology

The prominent and outstanding American sociologist Andrew Abbott – who is, among other things Editor of the American Journal of Sociology – recently published a book entitled Processual Sociology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016). Like his earlier book Time Matters: On Theory and Method (2001), Processual … Continue reading

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ISA Toronto 2018: CfP WARFARE, DISTANCE AND ‘CIVILIZING PROCESS’

RC 56 : Historical Sociology DEADLINE : Abstracts must be submitted by 20 September 20th 2017, through the ISA conference website Combat at a distance is not new and precedes what Elias called “the civilizing process”, but the development and generalization … Continue reading

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ISA XIX World Congress of Sociology, Toronto: CfP RC56 Sessions

Abstract submission is now open for the ISA World Congress next year. Abstracts must be submitted by 30 September through the ISA conference website. ​The sessions include the following topics: Comparative and Historical Sociology of Women’s Careers Confucius’ Trap Figurational … Continue reading

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Established and Outsiders at the Same Time – free online

Established and Outsiders at the Same Time: Self-Images and We-Images of Palestinians in the West Bank and in Israel“, ed. Gabriele Rosenthal, Göttingen: Göttingen University Press, 2016. The online version of this book is available free – at http://univerlag.uni-goettingen.de/bitstream/handle/3/isbn-978-3-86395-286-0/GSSCA8_rosenthal.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y Palestinians frequently … Continue reading

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Liz Stanley: The Racializing Process – free download

[APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING] Dear Colleagues, For the five days between 1 and 5 July, Liz Stanley’s new book is available free for downloading for reading on all tablets and related devices, in a special Amazon promotion. The paperback is also … Continue reading

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