Call for Papers

ISA Research Committee on Social Stratification (RC28)
Spring Meeting
Mannheim, Germany
April 26-28, 2001

The theme for the conference is "Market Expansion, Welfare State Retrenchment and their Impact on Social Stratification". Papers on this topic will be given preference. Papers not related to this topic should be at least congenial to RC28 interest in cross-time and cross-national comparisons in stratification research. Other planned features of the programme include an Authors Meet the Critics session. The conference is organised by Walter Mueller and colleagues from the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim, Germany.

Participants must submit paper proposals (title and abstract) and registration form by December 31, 2000.

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Program details and registration forms can be found at

On-line registration is preferred, if not possible contact

Stefani Scherer,
University of Mannheim
68131 Mannheim
Fax: 49-621-181 2803