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Announcement of RC11 Emerging Scholar Paper Award for Aging Research

Announcement of RC11 Emerging Scholar Paper Award for Aging Research   The Executive Committee of Research Committee 11 (Sociology of Aging) of the International Sociological Association announces a competition for a conference participation award for best original research paper by an emerging scholar for presentation at the 2018 World Congress…

Call for Submissions. ISA World Conference 2018

Dear Colleagues, Please consider submitting a paper to the Research Committee on the Sociology of Aging (RC11) for the upcoming World Congress of Sociology, July 15-21, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Abstracts must be submitted by September 30, 2017 on-line at the following url: https://isaconf.confex.com/isaconf/wc2018/webprogrampreliminary/Symposium448.html Please cut and past the url…

COMMUNITY AND SPACE IN SOCIAL EXCLUSION IN LATER LIFE

The journal Sociální studia / Social Studies is announcing a call for papers for a monothematic issue with the working title Community and space in social exclusion in later life. The editors of the issue are Lucie Vidovicová (Masaryk University) and Isabelle Tournier (Université du Luxembourg). For this monothematic issue,…

Call for sessions for ISA XIX World Congress of Sociology (Toronto)

Dear RC11 Members, The call for sessions for International Sociological Association’s XIX World Congress of Sociology is now open. Please consider proposing a session on any topic in the area of the Sociology of Ageing. The strict deadline for submitting session proposals is March 15, 2017. The conference will be held…

Call for papers: Conference “Institutional reforms in ageing societies”. Budapest, 8-9 June, 2017.

Organiser: Centre for Social Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Confirmed keynote speakers: Prof. Axel Gosseries (Université Catholique de Louvain), Prof. Rainer Grote (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law, Heidelberg), Prof. Pieter Vanhuysse (Syddansk Universitet, Odense) Deadline for abstract submission: 20 February 2017 Population ageing poses important challenges for…

Call for papers for the PhD students’ workshop “Life-course influences on retirement: Researchers’ and stakeholders’ perspectives” Helsinki, Finland, May 17-19, 2017

Population ageing draws more and more attention to retirement. As the number of retirees increases, retirement becomes a prominent part of life and diverse retirement lifestyles emerge. Societies, states and markets adapt to the increasing number of retirees, for example through pension reforms. Life-course scholars underline that the situation in…

Announcement of RC11 Emerging Scholar Paper Award for Aging Research

Announcement of RC11 Emerging Scholar Paper Award for Aging Research   The Executive Committee of Research Committee 11 (Sociology of Aging) of the International Sociological Association announces a competition for a conference participation award for best original research paper by an emerging scholar for presentation at the 2018 World Congress…

New Book: “Delaying Retirement Progress and Challenges of Active Ageing in Europe, the United States and Japan”

To a backdrop of ageing societies, pension crises and labour market reforms, this book investigates how the policy shift from early retirement to active ageing has affected individual retirement behaviour. Focusing on eleven European countries, the United States and Japan, it brings together leading international experts to analyze recent changes…

New Book “Social Research: Paradigms in Action”

Social Research: Paradigms in Action By Norman Blaikie & Jan Priest   Important introduction to social research, unique in helping readers to set the necessary philosophical groundwork to find solutions to social problems Works through the three most common paradigms of social research Includes extensive applications and examples of the paradigms…