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Sociologists to explore inequality at Annual Meeting in New York City, Aug. 10-13
Date:6/26/2013

More than 5,000 sociologists will convene in New York City this August to explore ideas and scientific research relating to inequality and many other topics, as part of the American Sociological Association's 108th Annual Meeting. This year's theme, "Interrogating Inequality: Linking Micro and Macro," challenges sociologists to consider how inequality, in its multi-dimensional complexity, is produced in contemporary societies. No set of questions are more fundamental to sociology than those about inequality what is it, why is it, how does it come about, and what can we do to change it?

The conference will feature nearly 600 sessions and more than 3,600 studies covering such subjects as same-sex marriage, immigration, mass shootings, social media, sex, climate change, family, work, health and healthcare, relationships, education, bullying, technology, religion, race, socioeconomics, children, politics, disability, substance abuse, animals, gender, and an abundance of others. Given the diverse range of topics that will be covered, ASA's Annual Meeting will provide a wealth of information for journalists assigned to nearly any beat.

WHAT: The American Sociological Association's 108th Annual Meeting: "Interrogating Inequality: Linking Micro and Macro"

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 10, through Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 (Opening Plenary Session is Friday, Aug. 9 from 7 to 9 PM)

WHERE: Hilton New York Midtown (1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019) and Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers (811 7th Avenue 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019)

REGISTRATION: Complimentary media registration is now open. Download the press policy and registration form online at http://bit.ly/11J4ycB. The early registration deadline is Friday, July 26.

PROGRAM: Visit http://conven
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Contact: Daniel Fowler
pubinfo@asanet.org
202-527-7885
American Sociological Association
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