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Society and Solidarity

The Third ISA Forum will be convened in Vienna, Austria, 10-14 July 2016 on the theme “The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World.” This theme encourages a forward-orientation in empirical, theoretical, and normative research to tackle the problems and opportunities that often cut across borders. [...]
Relationships are thought to be an important indication of integration. Since the beginning of the European project, political scientists have in fact suggested that the development of a European identity could be strengthened by marriages between two people from different European countries. It’s tricky to measure, though, so we’ve had only anecdotes until now. Our study offers figures [1]. [...]
The Vienna Institute of Demography, in cooperation with the Consortium Board of the Generations and Gender Programme, are delighted to announce the 3rd GGP User Conference. This international conference aims to bring together researchers working with data from the Generations and Gender Survey and the GGP Contextual Database, and invites them to present and discuss their most recent methodological approaches and empirical findings. The conference provides a forum for exchange of ideas among existing as well as new GGP users, policy makers and the research community at large.   [...]
2016 Annual Meeting at Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C. March 31 – April 2 Pre-registration fees: Members: $167.00 Students: $66.00 Non-members: $305.00 Student non-members: $131.00 The preliminary program will be posted January 2016 Visit the Washington, D.C. Convention and Visitors Association for information on restaurants, things to do, and places to go   [...]
The International Handbook on Gender, Migration and Transnationalism represents a state-of-the-art review of the critical importance of the links between gender and migration in a globalising world. It draws on original, largely field-based contributions by authors across a range of disciplinary provenances worldwide. [...]

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