Call for Papers: Anniversary Volume European Social Survey

Austria participated in the European Social Survey (ESS) from the beginning and wants to celebrate the 20th anniversary in the ESS with an edited volume.


The European Social Survey (ESS) was established against a background of poor availability of academically rigorous cross-national data, in particular in regard to attitudes, beliefs and values. As Europe faces grand societal challenges including immigration, changing family and relationship arrangements, climate change, welfare reform, declining political trust, increased populism and persistent health inequalities (amongst others), the European Social Survey is providing robust data that illuminates changes and stability in the social fabric of Europe. Over time motivating more than 3,000 publications, the ESS has already established itself as a critical pillar of the European Research Area.

For the 20th anniversary of Austrias participation in the ESS, IHS, as the Austrian national coordinator, wants to celebrate with an edited volum titled "20 Years Austria in the European Social Survey". We therefore issue a call for papers and invite articles for an edited book.

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