The list of RC09 sessions at the ISA World Congress in Toronto 2018 is already available online. Current and diverse – the issues covered by seventeen (!) RC09 sessions open possibilities for many interesting individual presentations in the field of social transformations and development. The call for paper abstracts just opened, so there is still plenty of time to carefully read RC09 session abstracts, select the session most suitable for your research interests and think about individual presentations (see guidelines for presenters). The deadline for selecting a session and submitting paper abstracts is September 30, 2017.
The new issue of Global Dialog – ISA open access magazine – is out! It is published in 17 languages and includes articles from sociologists all over the world. You will find here clashing views and visions of sociologists from Egypt, France, Indonesia, Israel, Kosovo, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, and United States. We invite you to read, comment and involve in a discussion – Global Dialog is a thought-provoking forum for debate on social transformations, development and many other issues.
Area Development and Policy (ADP) aims to be a world-class journal publishing original academic research examining the multi-scalar and geographically differentiated relationships between economic and political organization, ways of life and work and their context, as they shape regions, cities, rural areas and their inter-relationships.
In three issues per year, Area Development and Policy, invites original academic research on issues relating to the Greater BRICS, and aims to publish research emerging from these countries as well from the developed world. To access the two first issues of the journal please go to the publisher’s website, Taylor and Francis. You can also read more about the journal in our RC09 newsletter.
We welcome submissions for this journal from RC09 members and non-members!
The procedure is simple and the prize very appealing. Why not try?
We encourage you to send your original and not-yet-published academic paper (up to 6,000 words) on social transformations and sociology of development to the Competition Committee. For more details press here. We will just add that the deadline is March 31, 2017.
Deadline for submitting session proposals is March 15, 2017.
RC 09 invites to propose sessions on globalization, inequality, labor markets, civil society organizations, and development, and other topics breaking new grounds in social transformations and sociology of development and in line with the main Congress theme.
Guidelines and specifics can be found on the ISA website for the World Congress.
This is an in-depth exploration of social transformations and developments, which combines an international approach with up-to-date research.
You may find here chapters on contemporary topics including technology, new media, war and terror, political culture and inequality. It also includes an analysis of societal structures – inequality, globalization, transnationalism.
This is a must read for students taking modules in social change, social inequality, social theory and globalization! To help comprehend the learning material, the book contains discussion questions, annotated further reading, chapter summaries and pointers to online resources to assist with study.
More on recent member publications you can find here.
Welcome to the website for RC 09 Social Transformations and the Sociology of Development, a Research Committee of the International Sociological Association.
In this website you can get information on what RC09 is about, its Executive Committee, its statutes, upcoming events, and how to join. You can also read our newsletter and discover links & publication opportunities of interest.