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15
Jan

Dispelling Myths of Immigrants at the Border

In an interview with Minnesota Public Radio on dispelling myths about immigration and the border, Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco is asked about President Trump’s case for the border wall and whether Trump’s characterization of immigrants …

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01
Jan

To a New Year, To a New Future

At the start of this new year, we look to those whose research and books help change how people think, plan, and govern in our world today. Happy New Year from the …

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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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18
Dec

Towards A Better Life: International Migrants Day

“We need to convert a dread of the unfamiliar ‘Other’ into empathy, solidarity, and a democratizing desire for cultural difference.” — Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, editor of Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World …

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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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11
Dec

Remembering Children’s Rights

In the spirit of Human Rights Day and in light of the treatment of unaccompanied and separated minor immigrants around the world, we share an excerpt by Jacqueline Bhabha from Humanitarianism and …

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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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04
Dec

A View from the Southern Border

By Abigail Leslie Andrews, author of Undocumented Politics: Place, Gender, and the Pathways of Mexican Migrants It was over a week ago when the U.S. Border Patrol fired tear gas at several …

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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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