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Congratulations to Man Yee Kan on her ERC Consolidator Grant!
28 Nov 2017

Professor Man Yee Kan received an ERC Consolidator Grant for her GenTime Project - Temporal structures of gender inequalities in Asian and Western welfare regimes.

Book Review: Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime
23 Nov 2017

From Review:

In Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime, Federico Varese journeys into the everyday lives of members of different mafia groups across the globe, from the Sicilian Cosa Nostra to the Japanese Yakuza. Drawing on wiretaps, reportage, historical analysis, legal evidence and biography, this book offers readers the opportunity to go beyond the fabricated images of the Mafia usually offered to the public, writes Baris Cayli.

Professorship of Sociology
20 Nov 2017

The Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, in association with Nuffield College, is looking for a senior scholar of international distinction with an outstanding record of research publications in the discipline of sociology.
The applicant can be working within any subject area of sociology.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Monday January 15 2018.

Building the City of Women: creating a site of feminist resistance in a northern Colombian conflict zone
02 Nov 2017

Julia Zulver's new article in Gender, Place & Culture discusses feminism as a stragety to mobilise for peace, and the history of the Liga de Mujeres Desplazadas.

VITA DI MAFIA: AMORE, MORTE E DENARO NEL CUORE DEL CRIMINE ORGANIZZATO
26 Oct 2017

Professor Federico Varese’s newest book is now available in Italian.

M come Mafia. Dalla Russia alla Cina, dalla Grecia a Dubai. Un reportage affascinante e rigoroso che entra nel cuore pulsante delle mafie globali, scritto da un criminologo col talento di un narratore.

Cultural determinants influence assisted reproduction usage in Europe more than economic and demographic factors
10 Oct 2017

A new paper by Patrick Präg and Melinda Mills in Human Reproduction asks 'To what extent do financial, demographic and cultural determinants explain the vast cross-national differences in ART treatments in Europe?'.

Motherhood, Employment, and the Dynamics of Women’s Gender Attitudes
26 Sep 2017

Muzhi Zhou looks at the dynamics of women's gender attitudes from the perspective of women's conflicting employment and child-rearing responsibilities in her article in Gender & Society.

The Mafia - organised crime: Federico Varese on Radio 4's Thinking Allowed
22 Sep 2017

The Mafia and organised crime from Sicily to Japan and the UK. 


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