ESA’s Culture Network CFP (last day to submit)

Call for Papers 6th midterm Conference of the European Sociological Association’s Research Network Sociology of Culture (RN7) 16-18 November 2016, Exeter, United Kingdom “Emergent Culture” The ESA Research Network Sociology of Culture announces its 6th midterm conference, which will take place from 16-18 November 2016 at the University of Exeter, UK. The European Sociological Association’s Research Network on the Sociology of Culture provides a global … Continue reading ESA’s Culture Network CFP (last day to submit)

Cars and Guns: Is There a Meaningful Connection?–By Mabel Berezin (Cornell University)

Following the recent Viriginia television team murders we’re reposting Mabel Berezin’s “Chair’s Message” (excerpt) in the Spring 2014 issue of the Culture Section’s Newsletter. It suggests why it is so difficult to get gun control in America from a cultural perspective.     Sociologists of various stripes structure their research around the general question: how do we know that we know it? In contrast, cultural sociologists … Continue reading Cars and Guns: Is There a Meaningful Connection?–By Mabel Berezin (Cornell University)