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15
Jul

Migration and Development in the Twenty-First Century

The following is excerpted from the introduction to a new special issue published by Sociology of Development on “Migration and Development in the Twenty-First Century” (Vol. 2, No. 2). The introduction is written by the issue’s guest-editor, …

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26
Jan

The Birth of Modern Sociology

We were taught that American sociology originated with the Chicago School.  What if we were wrong? In honor of Black History Month, let’s consider a counterview posed by author Aldon Morris—that W. E. …

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11
Jun

Whose Child Am I? author interviewed on WAMU 88.5

Susan Terrio, Professor of Anthropology at Georgetown University and author of the recently released Whose Child Am I?: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody, appeared on WAMU 88.5 American University Radio. In her …

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08
Jun

Author Spotlight: Joachim Savelsberg

Meeting with our authors is always a pleasure, and last month, it was wonderful to welcome Joachim Savelsberg to UCP’s offices in Oakland. Joachim Savelsberg, a world-renowned expert on mass atrocities, is author of …

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26
May

Good Catholics wins the 2015 IPPY Awards

We’re pleased to announce that Patricia Miller’s book, Good Catholics: The Battle over Abortion in the Catholic Church, is a Gold Medalist in the 2015 IPPY Awards for Women’s Issues. The IPPY …

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06
May

Rubén G. Rumbaut elected to AAAS

We’re pleased to congratulate Rubén G. Rumbaut, UC Irvine Distinguished Professor of Sociology, on his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He joins 197 new fellows this year, among …

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