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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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14
Aug

From Pink and Blue to Brown: Gendering the Garden

by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, author of Paradise Transplanted Cross-posted from Girl w/ Pen Are flowers feminine and lawn masculine? Or are gardens, with their domestic allure and food provisioning, feminine altogether?   Thinking about …

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14
Mar

When Welfare Leaves Out Fathers

A recent article in the Atlantic cited Kathryn Edin, co-author, with Timothy Nelson, of Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City, on anti-poverty programs’ effects on poor working fathers. The article is one …

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