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Women and Gender Forum
Gender and the pandemic
English review of a German book on the radical feminist Käthe Schirmacher
The book's authors see Schirmacher as the embodiment of the transformation of European society around 1900.
Declines in Women’s Research Productivity during COVID-19
A new study of enormous scale supports what numerous smaller studies have demonstrated throughout the pandemic: female academics are taking extended lockdowns on the chin, in terms of their comparative scholarly productivity.
Token Women’s Voices in Male-Dominated Teams
When there is a token female in a team of all males, does she speak up with suggestions and concerns related to the team task? And if she does, when are her ideas acted upon by the team and does this matter for team performance?
Viviana Zelizer Receives Honorary Doctorate from Sciences Po
Praise by Jeanne Lazarus - SASE member and newsletter Faculty Editor.
Martha Zuber: An Unconventional Life in the World of Ideas
SASE Past-President Jonathan Zeitlin invited Martha to answer a series of questions about her life history. She responded to these questions with an elegant autobiographical essay, which SASE is honored to publish on its website.
Women and Gender Forum: News
One of WAG's major aims is to stimulate discussion on important issues of the day such as work/life/health balance, challenges of publishing, leadership roles and career progression. You will also find a running list of selected articles and data collections.
Call for 2021 Mini-Conference Themes
Click through to consult the call for 2021 Mini-Conference themes. Deadline for submission of proposals: 10 October 2020.
SASE 2020 Award Winners
We're proud to announce this year's winners of the 'Alice Amsden Best Book Award' and 'Socio-Economic Review Best Paper Prize'.
Sex and Socialism
Three recent books tell the stories of four women whose lives both absorbed and propelled the vast, multifaceted socialist movement in Britain from 1870 to 1920: Lizzie Burns, Nellie Dowell, Muriel Lester, and Eleanor Marx.
SASE Office Moves to the MPIfG
The SASE office is moving to the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne!
Something’s Got to Give
Women's journal submission rates fell as their caring responsibilities jumped due to COVID-19. Without meaningful interventions, the trend is likely to continue.
2020 Treasurer Special Election Results
We are delighted to announce that Nina Bandelj (University of California, Irvine) has been re-elected as SASE Treasurer. She will serve her second two-year term from 2020-2022.
How to Participate in SASE’s Virtual Conference
A brief outline of how to connect to and participate in the virtual conference
Congratulations are in order for SASE Treasurer Nina Bandelj and SASE Newsletter Editor-in-Chief Laura Adler!
Preliminary At-A-Glance Calendar Available
Discover some highlights of the virtual conference program, with more to come!
Quarantine Dispatches from Latin America
Two dispatches from SASE members in Latin America, Marta Castilho and Clemente Ruiz Durán.
SASE 2020 Presidential Panels
The SASE 2020 Program Committee has put together what are sure to be fascinating featured panel sessions.
Call for Nominations for SASE’s 3rd Annual Alice Amsden Book Award
SASE invites nominations for its 3rd annual Alice Amsden Book Award for an outstanding scholarly book that breaks new ground in the study of socio-economics.
Interview with Working Group on Greening co-chair Dave Elder-Vass
SASE Network Organizer Dave Elder-Vass, specialist of the digital, weighs in on going virtual.
Transitioning Employers: A survey of policies and practices for trans inclusive workplaces
Étienne Ollion on AI
Etienne Ollion, CNRS researcher, fluidly leads us through the underpinnings of AI.
Covid-19 and Inequalities at Work: A Gender Lens
Inequality is neither random nor unfortunate; it is structurally engineered, legally enforced, and politically and ideologically driven.
Julia Lynch on Health Inequality
In a continuation of our quarantine dispatches, health policy regime specialist Julia Lynch shares some thoughts on the attempts and failures of states to confront the problem of health inequality generated by underlying socio-economic inequities.
Santos Ruesga on Madrid’s Slow Reopening
The latest quarantine dispatch, from Network M and SASE/RISE organizer Santos Ruesga
Ruha Benjamin (Princeton University) - "Race after Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code"
SASE Founder Amitai Etzioni on Covid-19
"The Nazi's did not stop me, I survived three years of fighting during the 1948 war. I'd be damned if I let a virus stop me."
What Does It Take to Get Women Elected?
If women’s suffrage was the battle of the twentieth century, women’s representation will be the battle of the twenty-first.
Dispatches from Quarantine
Two more dispatches from former SASE presidents who live in coronavirus hotspots on both sides of the Atlantic, Nancy DiTomaso and David Marsden.
SASE’s first ever virtual conference is taking place from 18-21 July 2020. To learn more, download the PDF program or browse the online program. If you are not presenting at the conference but would like to sit in on sessions, you can access the 4-day virtual conference by becoming a member of SASE! We are […]
Life Under Lockdown
We asked two former SASE presidents, Christine Musselin and Gary Herrigel, to share their thoughts on a Paris and Chicago transformed by the pandemic.
On the Bookshelf
SASE is an international organization with members around the globe, reading thousands of books related to socio-economics every year across topics and languages. To get a sense of what is on SASE member’s minds, the newsletter editors asked leading scholars to share their thoughts on books they read recently. Juliet Schor, Boston College Kevin Mellet, […]
Recent PhDs in Socio-Economics: New Research Paths
Emerging scholars—including graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and junior faculty—are critical members of the SASE community, building on existing theories and identifying the subjects that will shape the field in years to come. We asked some recent graduates to share summaries of the dissertation work with SASE readers. How Humanitarian Relief “Works”: International Aid Organizations […]
Life, Economy, and Economic Emergencies
Federico Neiburg is Professor of. Social Anthropology at Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, and is currently a member of the School of Social Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. He has recently edited the volumes The Real Economy (with Jane Guyer), A Cultural History of Money in the Age of Empire (with Nigel Dodd), and […]
Social Sciences and the Real World
Social Scientists and the Real World Since the origins of the social sciences, scholars have been picking up the loose threads left behind by others and collecting clues in order to discover not only the answers but also the questions. We rely on our colleagues’ criticism to improve our research and we depend on collaborations […]
SASE Network Spotlight: Network R – Islamic Moral Economy and Finance
The tensions between “economy” and “society” stand at the heart of SASE’s agenda. One of the most fascinating of these tensions can be found in the relations between capitalist institutions or ideologies and religious beliefs, which is manifesting in the research on religious economics in Islam. Surprised by the size of Muslim finance, and curious […]
Gender and Wealth Accumulation Mini-Conference at SASE’s Virtual Conference
As known to all scholars and conference participants, COVID-19 has taken a toll on our ability to meet and share research this year. In the shift to SASE’s virtual format, the Gender and Wealth Accumulation mini-conference will focus on two main panels, with more expanded meetings planned for the future.
COVID-19 Is Changing What It Means to Be a Doctor
American medicine has long functioned as an elitist institution, putting professional prestige over the well-being of patients and physicians alike. It’s time doctors unite behind the fight for health justice.
SASE Network Spotlight: Network J – Digital Economy
In the context of the ongoing pandemic, digital technologies have become an integral part of our daily lives–even more than they already were. Across our interactions in the workplace, our cultural consumption and leisure time activities, and our social ties to friends and family, the digital economy has become increasingly central. In addition to heightening […]
Women and Gender in Socio-Economics
The issue of gender runs through the field of socio-economics—across disciplinary boundaries, subfields, methods, and specialties. Whether you study the low-wage workforce, the welfare state, the finance industry, international development, types of economic exchange, or the role of algorithms in contemporary society, you can consider the issue of gender and, in doing so, unearth new […]
SASE Annual Conference Goes Virtual
SASE's 32nd Annual Meeting "Development Today: Accumulation, Surveillance, Redistribution" 18-21 July 2020
Social Sciences and COVID-19
Here is an excellent collection of texts about COVID-19 by researchers from the CSO (Centre de Sociologie des Organisations) in Paris
Dispatches From the SASE Community on Living with the Pandemic
Clemente Ruiz Durán
Dispatches From the SASE Community on Living with the Pandemic
We Must Fight Face Surveillance to Protect Black Lives
An urgent letter from the Algorithmic Justice League
Public Thinker: Nancy K. Miller on Feminist Lives
Thinking in public demands knowledge, eloquence, and courage. In this interview series, we hear from public scholars about how they found their path and how they communicate to a wide audience.
Why Economics Needs More Black Women
Sometimes, movements begin with a LinkedIn connection. That was the case when Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, a former undergraduate student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Pandemic lockdown holding back female academics, data show
Unequal childcare burden blamed for fall in share of published research by women since schools shut, but funding bodies look to alleviate career impact.