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  • New Website for Wiley’s Compass Journals

    We’re excited to announce a new publications hub for Wiley’s Compass journals: https://compass.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/ The new site provides a unified web presence for our cutting-edge review journals in the social sciences and humanities. It will improve the discoverability of related content across all eight publications. Launched in 2003, Compass journals are online-only resources that combine the speed of an academic journal with the breadth of focus of reference works. The journals publish original, peer-reviewed...
  • Culture and Cognition: New Approaches and New Applications – A Special Issue from Sociological Forum

    This is an excerpt from the special issue introduction by Vanina Leschziner and Karen Cerulo. Click here to read their full editorial. It has been 25 years since Paul DiMaggio’s (1997) agenda setting article, “Culture and Cognition,” graced the pages of the Annual Review of Sociology. In that piece, DiMaggio noted that cultural sociologists were increasingly drawn to ideas about cognition. However, he noted that such ideas were implicit assumptions rather than...
  • Sociology Compass is Growing!

    Sociology Compass has expanded its scope to publish original research alongside its renowned programme of state-of-the-art review articles. Under its new scope, the journal has a mission to help researchers progress their careers and advance the discipline by showcasing timely and important sociological research to a wide audience. The journal welcomes submissions of empirical, theoretical, and methodological articles across the full spectrum of sociology, including, but not limited to the following topics: gender,...
  • The Humanities in Technology: What Kind of World Do We Want?

    As the world becomes increasingly reliant on the work of artificial intelligence, machines, and automated learning, where does that leave the Humanities? How can we use these technological tools to inform research without compromising the necessary human contributions to these fields? Machine-learning and AI algorithms are becoming ever more commonplace within research, and are beginning to find their uses within the broad scope of Humanities scholarship. At its most ambitious, AI...
  • LSE Sociology Public Lecture: Professor Marion Fourcade on Ordinal Citizenship

    The 2019 annual British Journal of Sociology Public Lecture will take place on Friday 25th October, 6.30pm to 8.00pm in the Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics and Political Science. Chaired by Professor Nigel Dodd, this year's speaker is Professor Marion Fourcade from University of California at Berkeley, on the topic of Ordinal Citizenship: "The expansion of social citizenship in the 20th century mitigated the brute effects of...
  • Sociology Of Health & Illness New Writer’s Prize 2019

    2019 Prize Winner The Editorial Board would like to offer their congratulations to Jane S. VanHeuvelen, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, who is the winner of the Sociology of Health & Illness 2019 Mildred Blaxter New Writer's Prize. The winning article 'Isolation or interaction: healthcare provider experience of design change' is available to read here. In her article, VanHeuvelen explores how changes in the design of healthcare facilities are experienced by providers. Employing an inhabited...
  • Special Collection in Support of World Suicide Prevention Day: 10 September 2019

    Tuesday 10th September 2019 is World Suicide Prevention Day #WSPD, created by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). In support of #WSPD, we have published a mini collection of articles linking to original research from Sociology of Health & Illness journal: Doing ‘being on the edge’: the dilemma of being authentically suicidal in an online forumArticle by Judith Horne to accompany 2009 paper, Doing being ‘on the edge’: managing the dilemma of...
  • Call for Editor(s): International Migration

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Wiley invite applications for the editorship of International Migration. The journal is a refereed, scientific journal on migration issues as analyzed by demographers, geographers, economists, sociologists, political scientists and other social scientists from all parts of the world. It covers the entire field of policy relevance in international migration, giving attention not only to a breadth of topics reflective of policy concerns, but also...
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