American Sociological Association

Call for Papers: Publications

Sociological Imagination

Sociological Imagination, the official journal of the Wisconsin Sociological Association, seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue on the theme of “The Changing Face of Poverty in Post-Recession America.” Scheduled for publication in the fall of 2020, this issue welcomes articles on topics including (but are not limited to): (1) the demographics of poverty, especially as it relates to its key correlates, such as race and educational attainment; (2) the spatial concentration of poverty in cities and neighborhoods; (3) the intergenerational transmission of poverty in fami

The Journal of Medical Regulation

The Journal of Medical Regulation (JMR) is soliciting manuscript submissions from prospective authors on an ongoing basis. JMR is a quarterly peer-reviewed publication that addresses a wide range of issues of interest to state medical boards and organizations and individuals interested in medical licensure, discipline and regulation.

Genealogy

Genealogy is now accepting submissions for a special issue on the theme, “What’s Your ‘Street Race?’ Cartographies and Ontologies of ‘Race’ and the Future of Knowledge Production on Inequality, Resistance and Social Justice.” We place “race” in quotation marks to underscore race as a social construction that has no innate biological or genetic essential characteristics but is best understood as a social construction and a relationship of power at the individual, institutional, and structural levels.

Genealogy

Genealogy is now accepting submissions for a special issue on the theme, “What’s Your ‘Street Race?’ Cartographies and Ontologies of ‘Race’ and the Future of Knowledge Production on Inequality, Resistance and Social Justice.” We place “race” in quotation marks to underscore race as a social construction that has no innate biological or genetic essential characteristics but is best understood as a social construction and a relationship of power at the individual, institutional, and structural levels.

Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research

Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research (CPFR)is an annual volume that publishes cutting-edge family research. The next volume of CPFR will focus on the theme of “Chinese Families: Tradition, Modernization, and Change.” We are interested in a wide variety of topics related to Chinese families and welcome submissions from across various methodologies. Man Yee Kan of the University of Oxford (UK), and Sampson Lee Blair will serve as co-editors for the next volume. Deadline: October 31.

Symbolic Interaction Special Issue

Symbolic Interaction Special Issue, edited by Jacqueline Low and Gary Bowden, welcomes papers for a special issue on “Celebrating and Interrogating the Blumerian Legacy.” As we mark the 50th Anniversary of the publication of Blumer’s (1969) pivotal Symbolic Interactionism: Perspective and Method, it is timely to address debates and critical claims central to the status and future of Blumerian interactionism.

Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research

Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research is an annual volume which publishes cutting-edge family research. The next volume of CPFR will focus on the theme of “Chinese Families: Tradition, Modernization, and Change.” We are interested in a wide variety of topics related to Chinese families and welcome submissions from across various methodologies. Man Yee Kan of the University of Oxford (UK), and Sampson Lee Blair will serve as co-editors for the next volume. Deadline: October 31.

The Journal of Gang Research

The Journal of Gang Research welcomes qualitative, quantitative, policy analysis, and historical pieces of original research dealing with gangs, gang members, gang problems, gang issues, organized crime, and hate groups. For over 25 years, the Journal of Gang Research has published original research, book reviews and interviews dealing with gangs and gang problems. To submit a manuscript, send four (4) copies of the manuscript to: George W. Knox, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Gang Research, National Gang Crime Research Center, PO Box 990, Peotone, IL 60468-0990. 

The Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy

The Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy, a scholarly peer-reviewed publication which examines the intersection of local and global issues concerning economic conditions, race, ethnicity, and gender, announces a call for papers that will explore the status of black academics trained and working in the discipline of sociology: The Status of Black Sociologists in the 21st Century. The Special Issue will be published in the Fall of 2020.