***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Hi everyone: Consider presenting your work at the International Sociological Association World Congress in Yokohama. Conference language is English. I am organizing a session on community research (Research Committee 03). On-line abstracts submission June 3, 2013, 11:00 GMT - September 30, 2013 24:00 GMT http://www.isa-sociology.org/congress2014/ Thanks, Mito Akiyoshi Professor Department of Sociology Senshu University http://www.linkedin.com/in/mitoakiyoshi ---------------------------------------- Social Network Resources and Community Inequalities: Global and Multilevel Perspectives http://www.isa-sociology.org/congress2014/rc/rc.php?n=RC03 *Session Organizer* Mito AKIYOSHI, Senshu University, Japan, [log in to unmask] This session looks into theoretical and empirical issues surrounding the deployment of social network resources by communities in an increasingly globalizing world. Institutions such as governments, NGOs, and corporations have undergone phenomenal changes in the past thirty years generating and responding to global challenges. How do social network processes affect the operation of globalizing institutions? This session invites contributions that advance our understanding of the role of social networks in the transformation of various forms of inequality in the context of globalization. Possible exploratory questions include but are not limited to: - What kind of social network resources are communities endowed with to deal with new and old forms of inequality? - Do some communities actively cultivate social network resources to enhance their position in the global marketplace? - What are the consequences of the growing use of global social network resources to address local concerns? _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.