Belgium

by Phoebe Zoe Maria U. Sanchez, SMAG/CriDIS, UC Louvain, Belgium, and University of the Philippines Cebu, Philippines and member of ISA Research Committee on Political Sociology (RC18) Piles of dead bodies have mounted under the current Duterte regime (Rappler, December 2018). More concretely, this regime has embarked on an impressive political settlement scheme with a […]

by Geoffrey Pleyers, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, ISA Vice-President for Research, past president of ISA Research Committee on Social Classes and Social Movement (RC47), and member of ISA Research Committees on Sociology of Religion (RC22), Sociology of Youth (RC34), and Social Movement, Collective Action and Social Change (RC48) The coronavirus has brought science back […]

by Geoffrey Pleyers, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, President of the IV ISA Forum of Sociology and ISA Vice-President for Research (2018-22), past-president of ISA Research Committee on Social Classes and Social Movements (RC47), and member of ISA Research Committees on Sociology of Religion (RC22), Sociology of Youth (RC34), and Social Movements, Collective Action and […]

by Bernard Fusulier, FNRS, University of Louvain, Belgium, and Chantal Nicole-Drancourt, CNRS-LISE, Conservatoire national des arts et métiers, Paris, France Declining birth rates, decreasing employment rates among mothers, and the renunciation of motherhood are increasingly considered major risks, connected to the demography and levels of social welfare in “developed” countries. Although the financial and budgetary […]

by Manuela Salcedo, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France and Laura Odasso, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, and member of ISA Research Committee on Biography and Society (RC38) “It was crazy! The French government gives orders to Moroccan authorities and Consulates to avoid abuses, but there are committed couples like us […]