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ICSM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Sociological Methods

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICSM

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICSM 2017: 19th International Conference on Sociological Methods aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sociological Methods. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Sociological Methods.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Sociological Methods are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICSM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Sociological Methods. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Optimal ECG Sampling Frequency for Multiscale Entropy-Based HRV
Manjit Singh
2) The Role of Food Labeling on Consumers’ Buying Decision: Georgian Case
Nugzar Todua
3) Teaching Linguistic Humour Research Theories: Egyptian Higher Education EFL Literature Classes
O. F. Elkommos
4) Spatial Analysis of Park and Ride Users’ Dynamic Accessibility to Train Station: A Case Study in Perth
Ting (Grace) Lin, Jianhong (Cecilia) Xia, Todd Robinson
5) Forensic Medical Capacities of Research of Saliva Stains on Physical Evidence after Washing
Saule Mussabekova
6) Implementation of an Undergraduate Integrated Biology and Chemistry Course
Jayson G. Balansag
7) Moment Estimators of the Parameters of Zero-One Inflated Negative Binomial Distribution
Rafid Saeed Abdulrazak Alshkaki
8) Economic Effects of Maritime Environmental Legislation in the North and Baltic Sea Area: An Exploratory Sequential Mixed Methods Approach
Thea Freese
9) Innovation Strategies and Challenges in Emerging Economies: The Case of Research and Technology Organizations in Turkey
F. Demir
10) An Improved Sub-Nyquist Sampling Jamming Method for Deceiving Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar
Yanli Qi, Ning Lv, Jing Li
11) The Analysis of Secondary Case Studies as a Starting Point for Grounded Theory Studies: An Example from the Enterprise Software Industry
Abilio Avila, Orestis Terzidis
12) Keyword Network Analysis on the Research Trends of Life-Long Education for People with Disabilities in Korea
Jakyoung Kim, Sungwook Jang
13) Measuring Strategic Management Maturity: An Empirical Study in Turkish Public and Private Sector Organizations
F. Demir
14) Analysis of the Topics of Research of Brazilian Researchers Acting in the Areas of Engineering
Jether Gomes, Thiago M. R. Dias, Gray F. Moita
15) Potentials and Influencing Factors of Dynamic Pricing in Business: Empirical Insights of European Experts
Christopher Reichstein, Ralf-Christian Härting, Martina Häußler

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