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American Sociological Association 2020

Sociology at UC Press

UC Press’s award-winning Sociology and Criminology publishing programs are known for their focus on contemporary social problems, global health, racial justice, and human rights. We publish ground-breaking books that have shaped and challenged the discipline.

Congrats to Our Award-Winning Authors!

None of this would exist without our amazing authors. We’re proud to be publishing the work of so many award-winning sociologists. Congratulations to this year’s ASA award-winners: Orly Clerge, Dawn Marie Dow, Angela Garcia, Adia Harvey Wingfield, Jerry Flores, Norah MacKendrick, Tey Meadow, Aldon Morris, Eddy U, Celeste Watkins-Hayes, and Melissa Wilde. And a call-out to additional 2020 award-winning authors beyond the ASA: Miriam Boeri, Trevor Hoppe, Nazanin Shahrokni, and Ranita Ray.

Find out more about the award-winners on our blog!

ASA Blog Series

Here's what to look forward to over the next few days:

  • Announcement of ASA award winners

  • Exclusive interviews with ASA President-Elect Aldon Morris and current ASA President Christine Williams.

  • Spotlight on Black sociologists

  • Recommended books for courses

  • And more!

    Visit the UC Press ASA blog

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    Although we are unable to see you in person, we'd still love for you to "stop by the booth" and meet with us virtually. Our Editors are taking brief Zoom appointments over the next couple of weeks.

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    Religion in America

    • by Lisa D. Pearce (Author), Claire Chipman Gilliland (Author)
    • August 2020
    • Paperback $29.95, £25.00|
      Hardcover $85.00,  £70.00|
      eBook $29.95,  £25.00
    Alt-Right Gangs by Shannon E. Reid, Matthew Valasik

    Alt-Right Gangs: A Hazy Shade of White

    • by Shannon E. Reid (Author), Matthew Valasik (Author)
    • September 2020
    • Paperback $29.95, £25.00|
      Hardcover $85.00,  £70.00|
      eBook $29.95,  £25.00