ASA Footnotes - September/October 1998 continued


Ernest A. Lynton Award for Faculty Professional and Academic Outreach. Nominations are invited to recognize a faculty member who connects his or her expertise and scholarship to community outreach. All nominations must be received by October 15, 1998. For more information contact: New England Resource Center for Higher Education, Graduate College of Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 02125-3393; (617) 287-7745; e-mail .

The Oral History Association invites applications for three 1999 awards that will recognize outstanding work in the field. Awards will be given for work published or completed between April 1, 1997 and March 30, 1999. For guidelines and submission information, contact: Oral History Association, Baylor University, P.O. Box 97234, Waco, TX 76798-7234; e-mail ; .

Society for Applied Sociology (SAS) is seeking nominations for its 1999 Annual Meeting Awards: (1) The Lester F. Ward Distinguished Contributions to the Society for Applied Sociology Award, presented to a person who has made significant contributions to applied sociology over a substantial period of time; (2) The Award for Sociological Practice, presented to an outstanding applied sociologist who has successfully demonstrated how sociological practice can advance and improve society; (3) The Alex Boros Award for Contributions to the Society for Applied Sociology, presented to a member of SAS who has served the association with distinction; (4) The Community Service Award, presented to a person or organization in the community where the annual conference is held (1999, Dallas, TX). The recipient of this award will have made significant and noteworthy applied sociological contributions in the community. Send nominations to: Michael S. Fleischer, Chair, 1999 SAS Awards Committee, 3 Fieldstone Drive, Morris Township, NJ 07960; e-mail:; or to: Tillman Rodabaugh, Chair, 1999 SAS Local Arrangements, Department of Sociology, Baylor University, P.O. Box 97326, Waco, Texas 76798-7326; e-mail .


Other Organizations

British Educational Research Journal. Books for review should be sent to: Leone Burton, Book Review Editor, British Educational Research Journal, School of Education, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom.

Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) has been dissolved. Inquires should be sent to: W. Joseph Manifold, CIESIN Liquidation Corporation, 1108 Wendrow Way, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.

Eastern Sociological Society seeks an Executive Officer (to begin June 1999). Responsibilities include communicating with the membership, coordinating the annual meeting, managing the society’s finances, and supporting the work of committees, among other duties. The EO must be well organized, familiar with current office software, and able to work with a diverse constituency. ESS provides a stipend and student support; the ESS office is housed at the person’s home institution, which has typically provided space and modest financial support. Interested persons should send a curriculum vitae and statement of interest by December 1, 1998 to Dr. Richard Alba, Department of Sociology, SUNY-Albany, Albany, NY 12222. For further information, contact the current Executive Officer, Ted Mills, at .


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Kherson Humanitarian Institute seeks donations of books, journals and other scholarly materials related to sociological and psychological issues. The Institute specializes in training students in the spheres of psychology and social work. The work of the institute comprises empirical as well as theoretical studies of a broad array of psychological issues and sociological philosophy and sociological politics, including the methods of working with minority groups. Contact: Larisa Denisova, Kherson Humanitarian Institute, 25-A Dimitrova Street, 325020 Kherson, Ukraine; fax +38 (0552) 290-704; e-mail .

New Publications

European Societies, developed by the European Sociological Association as an international platform for the sociological discourse on European developments, will publish research on Europe. The journal will cover social theory and analysis on three levels: the European level itself, comparative research on Europe, and Europe in international perspective. Concentrating on the present, ES articles will examine themes reflecting recent and significant changes in Europe from a cross-disciplinary viewpoint. Manuscripts should be sent to: Gabriella Lazaridis, European Societies, Department of Political Science and Social Policy, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 4HN, United Kingdom. +00 44 1382 344 205; fax +00 44 1382 344 675; e-mail . For information on subscribing, contact: Routledge Journals, 29 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001-2299; (212) 216-7800, ext. 7822; e-mail .

Feminist Theory is a new international interdisciplinary journal being launched to provide a forum for critical analysis and constructive debate within feminist theory. The journal will be edited by Gabriele Griffin (Kingston University, UK), Rosemary Hennessy (State University of New York, Albany, USA), Stevi Jackson (University of York, UK) and Sasha Roseneil (University of Leeds, UK). Feminist Theory will be genuinely interdisciplinary and will reflect the diversity of feminism, incorporating perspectives from across the broad spectrum of the humanities and social sciences and the full range of feminist political and theoretical stances. For further information about publishing in or subscribing contact: Jane Makoff, Sage Publications, 6 Bonhill Street London EC2A 4PU; e-mail ; .

Sociological Practice: A Journal of Clinical and Applied Sociology, is a new multidisciplinary journal devoted to the publication of peer-reviewed articles that report on sociological concepts in situations of intervention and research for human systems change. Submissions and inquiries should be sent to the editor: John G. Bruhn, Provost and Dean, Pennsylvania State University-Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057-4898.

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