After three months of data collection and with over 2000 survey interviews done in 148 towns and villages, Serbia has successfully completed the most important stage within the European Social Survey’s 9th round.
The Institute for Sociological Research is pleased to announce a conference with international participation on the topic “Feminism and Left – Then and Now”, which will be held on November 15-16, 2019.read more
Results were presented of the most recent survey research on everyday life of households and individuals in the context of social changes in contemporary Serbia.read more
Slađana Dragišić Labaš
Suicide: Various Discourses (2019)
This study considers the phenomenon of suicide from the perspectives of various discourses - sociological, psychological, psychiatric and philosophical. Epidemiological data on suicide, as well as research findings on significant risk and protective factors (regarding society, environment, family and personality types) are presented. The book examines the sociological theories about the possible causes of suicide and the risks of suicidal behavior in minority and vulnerable groups. The study concludes with a section on suicide prevention, including a recommendation for responsible reporting in the media.
New Fatherhood in Serbia: A Sociological Study of Practices and Identities of Fathers (2018)
Combining quantitative and qualitative methods, the book aims to provide a snapshot of the emergent phenomenon of “new fatherhood” in Serbia: a high degree of involvement of fathers in caring for their children, values and practices of gender equality, and men’s highly developed parental identity.
Mina Petrović and Milena Toković
Cities in the Looking-Glass: Between Identity and Brand Image (2018)
City branding is an increasingly prominent tendency and strategy of urban policies, partly arising as a response to the restructuring of the global economy and changing principles of the spatial division of labor that made themselves felt at the end of 20th century. The successfullness of cities becomes largely determined by their capacities to promote their identity in innovative ways, and this precisely is the issue lying at the heart of this study.