Call-for-Paper

CALL FOR PAPERS „20 Years Austria in the European Social Survey”

The European Social Survey (ESS) was established against a background of poor availability of academically rigorous cross-national data, in particular in regard to attitudes, beliefs and values. As Europe faces grand societal challenges including immigration, changing family and relationship arrangements, climate change, welfare reform, declining political trust, increased populism and persistent health inequalities (amongst others), the European Social Survey is providing robust data that illuminates changes and stability in the social fabric of Europe. Over time motivating more than 3,000 publications, the ESS has already established itself as a critical pillar of the European Research Area.

Austria participated in the ESS from the beginning and wants to celebrate the 20th anniversary in the ESS with an edited volume titled „20 Years Austria in the European Social Survey”. Therefore, the Austrian National Coordinator issues a call for paper and invites articles for an edited book.

Objective of the edited volume

The main aim of the edited book is to present the scientific range and progress research from Austrian scientists or scientists affiliated with Austrian scientific institutions achieved. Thus, we invite contributions from all social sciences (political science, sociology, economics, psychology, etc.) using ESS data from authors stemming from Austria or working at an Austrian  institution.     

Guidelines
• At least one author has to be Austrian and/or affiliated with an Austrian institution
• Research has to be based on ESS data either focusing on Austria or Austria included as a case, e.g. in a cross-sectional study
• Abstract (not exceeding 300 words)
• Contributions should have the usual article length, i.e. between 5.000 and max 9.000 words
• Contributions should meet high scientific standards
• Document types: Only word documents
• Unpublished research will be preferred, but already published articles are also welcomed, consent/clearance to publish will be required!
• Language could be German or English

Deadline for submission: 30.11.2021


Contact
Peter Grand, Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS)
Mail: grand@ihs.ac.at

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