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Paper Competition- Society for the Study of Social Problems
CRIME AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
Papers may be empirical or theoretical, and may address any aspect of crime or delinquency, including related issues of social control. Eligible papers must have been written during 2012 or later, and at the time of submission may not be published already. Papers must be student-authored; in the case of co-authorship, all authors must be students. Recommended length is under thirty pages, in total; longer papers will be considered but length is one criterion of evaluation. Submissions should use 12- point font, one inch margins, and double spacing. Send paper and a cover letter confirming eligibility and nominating the paper to Prof. Tim Berard:
email@example.com , by e-mail attachment in MS Word. Early submissions welcome (eligibility is relative to time of submission). Winner will receive a plaque and compensation covering membership dues and conference registration, will be recognized at the Division awards session and the Society awards ceremony and can receive assistance scheduling the paper in the SSSP program.
POVERTY, CLASS, AND INEQUALITY
The Poverty, Class, and Inequality (PCI) Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) announces its 2013 Student Paper Competition. The PCI division would like to reward graduate student work that addresses issues related to poverty, class, and inequality. Papers should be unpublished, original empirical works of professional quality completed during students’ graduate or undergraduate studies. Papers must be student authored; they can be authored by one or more students, but may not be co-authored with faculty or non-students. The winner of the competition will receive a small cash award, complimentary annual dues for SSSP, and registration and a banquet ticket for the annual meeting. Papers should be no more than 30 pages in length, including notes, references, and tables. Self-nominations are acceptable. Duplicate submissions to other SSSP student paper award competitions will be disqualified. Send blind papers, electronically, to: Yvonne Luna, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Northern Arizona University,
firstname.lastname@example.org and Tracy Peressini, Department of Social Development Studies, Renison University College, University of Waterloo,
email@example.com . Please specify that you are submitting a paper for the Poverty, Class, and Inequality Division Student Paper Competition and include a cover and nomination letter including the students contact information.
For more information please visit: http://www.sssp1.org/
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