After years of efforts, Party Construction and Grass-roots Management discipline now has a batch of senior and intermediate researchers with profound theoretical qualities, and thus have formed into certain advantages in both theoretical and applied studies. Since its establishment, the discipline has undertaken over 30 national, provincial and institute issues, and published ten monographs (including co-authored works) and around 200 papers (of which many were adopted by People’s Daily and Guangming Daily ); and near 30 policy suggestions and research reports have been presented, of which one policy suggestion has won the third award of provincial philosophy and social science and four ones have obtained instructions and comments of provincial leaders. The discipline team has hosted one national academic conference and several provincial academic meetings. The discipline team has established a long-term academic communication mechanism with political science research institutes in China mainland and Taiwan
In 2002, Journalism & Communication Research Institute of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences took the development of journalism as the main direction of scientific research. In 2004, this discipline was rated as a “characteristic discipline” specifically supported by Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, and it gradually focuses on the study of China Development Journalism. In 2009, the discipline was rated as the “advantaged discipline” of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences.
As an advantaged discipline under the construction by Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences (the Academy), Scientific philosophy and Social Development is set up in the Philosophy and Culture Research Institute.
Institute of Sociology (the Institute) of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences was set up in 1983. After more than 30 years of development, the Institute now has 13 people, including two researchers, three associate researchers, seven assistant researchers and one research intern. By educational background, the Institute has four PhDs, while the other nine colleagues hold a master degree. Therefore, the Institute has formed into an academic and research team composing of old, middle aged and young members. And we have gradually become an institution in sociological research and postgraduate education, with characteristics in sociology of development, urban sociology, rural sociology, applied sociology, sociology of family, youth education sociology and cultural sociology. The current director is Li Ling, and vice director Zhang Xiangrong.
Population and Labor Economics (the Discipline) is a science that studies demography, labor economic theory and social security theory as well as their realistic issues.
Rural Development Economics (the Discipline) is not only the application of development economics in the rural areas, but has its own specialty. Takingthe rural areas in developing countries as its major research object, the Discipline studies the influence exerted bymodernization on the rural areasthrough putting rural development under the background of national industrialization and modernization. Its main research scope: study the roles that essential product factors like rural labor forces, lands, capitals and technologies play in the development; study the influence the structure, system, history and culture of rural economic society exert on development and, in particular, this Discipline emphasizes on studying the transformation from traditional agriculture to modern one, transfer of the rural labors, poverty alleviation of rural areas and sustainable development of rural areas. Construction of this Discipline is guided by development economics, institutional economics and industrial economics, widely
Arts and Aesthetics Discipline (the Discipline) of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences was approved as an advantaged discipline in March 2013, while the discipline leader is researcher Su Ning, Institute of Literature. There are nine members in the research team of this discipline, most of whom have the PhD degree and two of whom are researchers. The research history of this discipline could be traced back to the early 1980s, which has an abundant academic deposit. Since it was approved, this discipline has actively formed the research team, integrated the research strength, focused on exploring ways to mix the classic aesthetics theories at home and aboard with the local practical activities of aesthetic appreciation, and intervened and guided the development of the contemporary trend of thought in literature and art in Sichuan. Thus, it has formed a distinct research system.