Call for papers, Special Issue, Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia

Religious change and the shaping of solidarity and social participation in a troubled Europe


Call for papers, Special Issue, Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, edited by
Ferruccio Biolcati-Rinaldi (University of Milan, Italy),
Ruud Luijkx (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
Cristiano Vezzoni (University of Trento, Italy)

The call looks for contributions in English dealing, both empirically and btheoretically, with the relationship between religiosity, solidarity and social participation within European countries. The call is keen on a variety of methodological perspectives: qualitative and/or quantitative, longitudinal and/or cross-sectional, comparative and/or national designs as well as case studies are welcome and encouraged.


Abstracts due by November 15, 2016. All abstracts (500 words), with 5 keywords, should be sent as e-mail attachments to:
Communication from the Editors concerning the selection of articles by December 15, 2016.
Publication on issue 4/2017.

Please read the full call for detailed information.


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