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15
Jun

Recommending Reading for the World Cup

Are you ready for this year’s World Cup? Kick off this year’s festivities with the following recommended UC Press titles on the history and sociology of football (or soccer, for us Americans). …

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25
May

Women’s Place in the Andes . . . and in the World

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Barcelona. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2018 by Florence Babb, author of Women’s Place in the Andes: Engaging Decolonial Feminist …

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24
May

In Brazil, Plastic Surgery is About Power, Not Culture

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Barcelona. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2018 by Alvaro Jarrín, author of The Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital …

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23
May

A Fluid Practice

This post is written by Jim Logan and originally appeared on the website for the UC Santa Barbara Current. This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Barcelona. …

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09
May

Understand Our Current Political Climate and Save 40%

Stock up for your summer reading needs and take 40% off all titles on ucpress.edu from May 7th-May 13th. This discount offer includes upcoming Fall ’18 new release pre-orders. (Sale excludes e-books and journals, and some restrictions apply; please see …

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06
May

For Mothers With an Independent Spirit

When we think of mothers and mother figures, we think of loving, protecting, supportive, devoted, strong, and independent women. Below are titles that showcase the independent spirit of the women who serve …

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