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• • • Inequality Research and Social Stratification Analysis • • •


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We hope for a lively exchange and a lot of fun with the content! Contributions are possible and welcome.

The Chair of Inequality Research and Social Stratification Analysis offers a wide range of research. Main focus areas are social inequality, Europeanization, labor market, migration, attitudes and values, quality of life and urban change.

The following topics are covered in the chair's teaching: social structure, stratification and inequality, migration, labor and change of attitudes and values.


Inequality Research and Social Stratification Analysis


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Research topics as well as current and finished projects

The Institute Colloquium of the Sociology Department will continue to take place in the 2024 sommer semester. We are looking forward to a lively discussion. Students are also cordially invited to participate in the colloquium. 

The following dates are already fixed, each at 4 pm (room will be announced soon):

18.04.2024 (3.06. S28) 16.00-17.30 Uhr: Exploring Income Inequality on YouTube (Nina-Sophie Fritsch, Chiara Osorio Krauter, Aaron Philipp, Roland Verwiebe, Sarah Weißmann)

02.05.2024 (3.06. S28) 16.00-17.30 Uhr: How Modern Monetary Theory Could Be a Catalyst for a Modern Migration Theory (Gastvortrag von Professor Peo Hansen)

06.06.2024 (Rum 3.06. S28) 16.00-17.30 Uhr: Explaining employment advantages among African asylum seekers (Jasper Tjaden)

04.07.2024 (3.06. S28) 16.00-17.30 Uhr: Changing Inequality at Educational Transitions (Ulrich Kohler (EDUCHANGE; Till Jacobi und Ulrich Kohler)


TubeWork: the new research project

The German Research is funding the new research project "The new occupational field of YouTubers in Germany - inequality and self-economization in algorithm-based markets".