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22
Jan

Why Modern Parenting Is So Exhausting

In a New York Times piece entitled The Relentlessness of Modern Parenting, Claire Cain Miller interviews several scholars—including our very own Philip N. Cohen, Dawn Dow, and Annette Lareau—about how parenthood in …

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19
Jan

The Women’s Marches Have Changed Everything

Two years after more than 4 million women around the world took to the streets in protest of Donald Trump’s inauguration, demonstrators are once again coming together for the third-annual Women’s March. But what do …

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04
Jan

Whose Other America?

This guest post is published in conjunction with this week’s annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Chicago. Share using #AHA19. By Sylvie Laurent, author of King and the Other America: The Poor …

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25
Dec

Holiday Inspiration

During this holiday season, we think of the people who inspire us to do good all year round. The Journalist with the Heart of an Activist “This is advocacy journalism of the …

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16
Dec

How Silicon Valley Inspired Uberland

“Uber didn’t invent the idea that its technology would be neutral. That comes from a Silicon Valley idea.” —Alex Rosenblat, technology ethnographer and author of Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules …

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10
Dec

10 Vital Books on the Fight for Human Rights

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10th—the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, 70 years ago today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A milestone document, it proclaimed the inalienable …

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20
Nov

Award-Winning Authors at ASC 2018

UC Press is honored to have several authors as award winners at the 2018 American Society of Criminology conference in Atlanta (November 14-17). Please join us in congratulating these authors for works that inspire …

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