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Call for papers for European Sociology Association’s Research Network 9 “Economic Sociology” conference in Warsaw (September 2020); session on socio-economic development, well-being and happiness

28 Feb 2020 1:46 PM | Jill Johnson (Administrator)

Call for papers for European Sociology Association’s Research Network 9 “Economic Sociology” conference in Warsaw (September 2020);  session on socio-economic development, well-being and happiness

Dear Colleagues,

Below are: (1) Call for papers for European Sociology Association’s Research Network 9 “Economic Sociology” conference in Warsaw (September 2020), and (2) Brief description of my planned session on socio-economic development, well-being and happiness. I cordially invite you to submit the paper proposal (abstract) for my session. If interested, please use the link provided below in the official call for papers and read the session description inserted below this call. Feel free to distribute this e-mail among your potentially interested colleagues.

Regards and greetings

Krzysztof Zagorski

Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland  

Dear economic sociologists,

we would like to invite you to submit abstracts for one of the 14 thematic sessions or to the general conference track of the mid-term conference in Warsaw (September 2020).

Abstract submission: April 30th, 2020 
In your abstract please clearly state the research question addressed, the theoretical arguments and data/ methods used, if the paper is based on empirical research. We will review the abstracts according to whether the paper makes a comprehensive and original contribution. Submission form is available On the conference website hosted by the organisers Mikolaj Pawlak and Marta Olcon-Kubicka [
LINK TO THE FORM]. On the conference website hosted by the organisers Mikolaj Pawlak and Marta Olcon-Kubicka. Please check also RN Website for more additional information: https://www.europeansociology.org/research-networks/rn09-economic-sociology.

Best

Andrea Maurer

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Session on: Socio-economic development, well-being and happiness – problems, measures, findings

Convenor: Krzysztof Zagórski

While economists more and more widely accept subjective and objective well-being as an important social goals of economic development, especially in a framework of the relatively new branch of economics, namely “happiness economics”, national income (GDP or GNP) still remains the most commonly used indicator of development. On the other hand, sociologists still relatively seldom include purely economic processes, economic growth included, as the topics that should be incorporated in sociological investigations. Several widely known social oriented indexes of human development or progress underestimate or totally neglect economic growth and other economic processes as their components. This session will discuss interrelations between economic and social as well as objective and subjective aspects of development, with special emphasize on human well-being and happiness. Three types of papers are invited: theoretical, methodological and presenting research findings on national or comparative international level.


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