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ISSN 1971-8853


Note from the Editors: Wartime Sociology


How can sociologists observe a war "in the making"? In issuing an "instant call for papers," the editors of Sociologica suggest three lines of research: the semantics and the symbolic representation of war (of any war, but especially of this war); how political, military, economic, and social options and alternatives enter and exit the realm of the possible in connection with shifts in war semantics; how our understanding of "the day after," that is of the future after the war is over, binds and even determines decisions in the present.

Here is the full text of the editorial: https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.1971-8853/14895

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