The Berkeley Journal of Sociology invites submissions papers relating to changing urban spaces by graduate students and untenured faculty in sociology or other disciplines. Submission deadline: Nov. 15, 2008.
BERKELEY JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY ISSUE ON CHANGING URBAN SPACES -- The deadline has been extended to Nov. 15th.
The Berkeley Journal of Sociology (BJS) invites submissions of well- researched and theoretically interesting papers relating to changing urban spaces by graduate students and untenured faculty in sociology or other disciplines. While BJS accepts both theoretical and empirical papers, original empirical work is especially encouraged. Papers may address any context or empirical site that contributes to sociological understanding in this area. Examples of possible topics include, but are not limited to: Urban Dynamism; Cities and National Economic Expansion; What is a city?; Urban Experts; Urban Retrenchment; Gentrification; Geographic Space vs. Social Space; Urban Status Markets; Urban Class Structure; The Global City; Urban Ecology; The Ghetto; The Slum; Suburbanization; Migration and Urbanization; Urban Ethnicities; Demolition and Eviction; Informal Housing; Squatters' Movements; The Future of the Planned City; and Foreign Direct Investment and Urban Change. Papers submitted will be considered for presentation at the 9th annual BJS conference in March. See <http://sociology.berkeley.edu/bjs/guidelines.htm> for submission guidelines. Submissions may be sent as an e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org, or two copies may be mailed to: Berkeley Journal of Sociology, 410 Barrows Hall #1980, Dept. of Sociology, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-1980.