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11
Sep

Discussing Terrorism, After 9/11

It has been sixteen years since the Twin Towers collapsed, forever changing the physical and emotional landscape of those who call the United States their home, and those worldwide who stand in …

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07
Aug

Complicity

This guest post is published as part of a series related to the American Sociological Association conference, which occurred from August 12 – 15 in Montreal, Quebec. #ASA17 By Cynthia Enloe, author of The Big Push: …

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27
Jul

Trump’s Transgender Crisis

By Jack Halberstam, author of Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability This guest post is part of a blog series of contributions by authors in American Studies Now, a series of short, timely books …

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04
Jul

Recommended Reading for Independence Day

Together with the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution is one of America’s most important documents, vital to our political life. While the Declaration, signed 241 years ago today, listed grievances against the …

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03
Jul

A Deepening Political Divide

By Ruth Braunstein, author of Prophets and Patriots: Faith in Democracy across the Political Divide The ascendance of Donald Trump to the presidency, and the groundswell of resistance that followed, revealed a …

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