Volume 1, Issue 3

by Ana Lucía Paz Rueda, Icesi University There are 15 sociology programs in Colombia, 6 in private and 9 in public universities. Professional sociology emerged in 1959 paying special attention to rural topics, political issues, social change and the analysis of the state. In the decades that followed, sociological interests expanded to include industrial and […]

by Jennifer Platt, University of Sussex, Vice-President for Publications ISA members now are accustomed to having Izabela Barlinska at the center of things, running the office in Madrid. She has been there as Executive Secretary since 1987, but this long period of stability follows one of repeated changes in both personnel and locations. Earlier locations […]

by Jen Schradie, University of California, Berkeley Card catalogues, typewriters, and microfiche were once technological tools of the academic trade. Today, many sociologists rely on Jstor, laptops and Endnote. But what of sociologists from the Global South? When researchers began studying the digital divide in the early 1990s, they examined the binary gap between people […]

by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, University of Aberdeen Interface: A Journal for and about Social Movements is an open-access multi-lingual journal that seeks to build a global dialogue between activists and academics working with social movements, across language, cultural and ideological differences, and between disciplinary and activist traditions. The idea was born from a group of […]