after a successful Third ISA Forum of Sociology in Vienna we invite you to look back on the numerous contributions to the ISA Forum Blog, listed below. The central topic throughout the posts was of course the theme of the third ISA Forum; “The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World”. There were contributions from the Executive Committee and the RCs/WGs/TGs, as well as introductions to the members of the Local Organizing Committee and articles on the history and current state of sociology in Austria and its neighboring countries. Enjoy reading, and see you in Toronto!
– the Local Organizing Committee
Brigitte Aulenbacher, Rudolf Richter, Ida Seljeskog: The Third ISA Forum of Sociology: Going Local, Going Global
Sina Lipp, Josef Moussa: The murder of Giulio Regeni – The Importance of Safeguarding Academic Freedom for a Better World
Alex Williams: On Realising Postcapitalism
Klaus Dörre: Postcapitalism?
M. Blofield, J. Martinez Franzoni: Busy unequal women, awakening governments, male detachment: Care in Latin America today
Pierpaolo Donati: We need a relational welfare state
Hildegard Theobald: Comprehensive Eldercare: Responsibility, Generosity and Equality
Margaret Abraham: India’s Student Protests: Struggle for a Better World
Ettore Recchi: Is International Mobility Unifying or Dividing the World?
Jochen Tholen: Young People and Politics in Europe –Two Parallel Worlds
Brigitte Aulenbacher: Global Care Gaps, Modernity and Capitalism
Jacklyn Cock: Sociology for Survival: a view from the Global South
Dimitris Stevis: Green Transition? Just Transition?
Raewyn Connell: Masculinities Research and Gender Justice
RC06 Family Sociology: “The Futures We Want” From A Family Studies Perspective
Michael Burawoy: Global Dialogue
Ana Mijić: The Benefit of Being a Victim
Rosemary Barbaret: The United Nations in Vienna – a Sociologist´s Treasure
Carina Altreiter, Franz Astleithner: About a Red City and a Pink Building: Communal Housing in Vienna
Sujata Patel: The Challenges of Being an ISA Editor
Rudolf Richter: Real Utopias
Roland Atzmüller, Julia Hofmann: „Austria, Island of the Blessed“? Social Inequality and Wealth Distribution in Austria
Carina Altreiter, Theresa Fibich: Austria – A Leisure Society? On The Complexity of Working Time Statistics
Michaela Pfadenhauer: A Sociologist as Alien Among Roboticists?
Fabienne Décieux, Katrin Anna Walch: Führerstadt and Heimatgau: Linz and Upper Austria During the Nazi Era
Irene Rieder, Eva-Maria Schmidt: “Parenthood” – The Making Of
Franz Astleithner: Marie Jahoda Summer School of Sociology
The Local Organizing Committee: Welcome