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Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World invites papers for a special issue on gender in the 2016 elections. We invite contributions on all topics relevant to gender and politics. Potential topics could include (but are not limited to): gender and the executive; women, social policy, and state legislative elections; intersectionality and the media; gender and public opinion; and women in changing political institutions. Informative papers on trends or cross-national comparisons are welcome as long as they are framed in relation to the 2016 U.S. election.

The issue is scheduled to be published Spring 2017. The deadline for manuscript submissions is January 15, 2017. To submit a manuscript, go to http://srd.sagepub.com/ and follow the instructions provided. Clearly state in your cover letter that the manuscript is for consideration in the 2016 election special issue. All submissions will be peer reviewed per normal Socius practice. Questions about the special issue can be directed to the guest editors, Pam Paxton, at ppaxton@prc.utexas.edu or Melanie Hughes, at hughesm@pitt.edu.

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Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
May 31 – June 3, 2017

Our conference theme, “Class Struggle: Race, Gender, and Revolution,” seeks to take stock of the legacy, present, and future possibilities of the idea of “class struggle.” We invite proposals for individual papers, panels, plenary sessions, or cultural events that will investigate the myriad ways in which the working classes can fight for emancipation. In particular, the program committee seeks proposals that offer creative interrogations of the very concepts of “working class” and “class struggle” in today’s moment of global capitalism and the consequent disarticulation of traditional notions of the working class. What does working class mean in an era of deindustrialization, precarious work, and predatory capital mobility? What new sites of working-class struggle can come to the fore with the weakening of trade unions and the erosion of the shop-floor and public space as places of working-class organization and contestation?

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The ASA Rose Series in Sociology, a book series published by the Russell Sage Foundation, is seeking book proposals. The Rose Series publishes cutting-edge, highly visible, and accessible books that offer synthetic analyses of existing fields, challenge prevailing paradigms, and/or offer fresh views on enduring controversies. Books published in the Series reach a broad audience of sociologists, other social scientists, and policymakers.

Please submit a 1-page summary & CV to: Lee Clarke, rose.series@sociology.rutgers.edu.

For more information, visit http://www.asanet.org/research-publications/rose-series-sociology.

 

Please find a call for submissions for the 4th AOM Professional Development Workshop (PDW) on “Trust between Individuals and Organizations”.  Details are below or at http://pd.aom.org/2016/Session_Details.asp?print=true&SubmissionID=10571.

Scheduled:
Saturday, Aug 6 2016 10:15AM – 1:15PM
Anaheim Marriott in Platinum Ballroom 7

Description: 
Trust is a fundamental characteristic of work relationships and one of the most frequently studied concepts in organizational research today. This PDW is aimed at advancing research on trust by serving as a platform for scholars to discuss fundamental issues, engage in dialogue, and help further research-in-progress.

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The journal Human Relations has issued a call for papers on “Inserting professionals and professional organizations in studies of wrongdoing: The nature, antecedents, and consequences of professional misconduct.”

Submission deadline: 30 April 2017; papers should not be submitted before 1 April 2017. The special issue is intended for publication in 2019.

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A message from the editors of Social Psychology Quarterly: 

Dear Section Members,

We are writing because we have learned that a significant number of members in this section also are members of the social psychology section. In an effort to expand the breadth of the journal, we are reaching out to you to encourage you to consider submitting your work to SPQ. We would like to attract more contributions to the journal from a broad base of researchers who use social psychological approaches. SPQ is publishing full length (10,000 words) theoretical and empirical Articles and Research Notes (5,000 words).  We think that for many in this section, this would include your work.

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