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Massey Elected ASA President; Alba is VP

Douglas S. Massey, University of Pennsylvania, has been elected the 92nd President of the ASA, and Richard D. Alba, State University of New York - Albany, has been elected Vice President.

Massey and Alba will assume office in August of 2000, following a year of service as President -- Elect and Vice President -- Elect. Massey and the 2001 Program Committee are responsible for shaping the ASA Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California, August 18-22, 2001.

The four newly elected Council Members-at-Large are: Diane R. Brown, Wayne State University; Paul DiMaggio, Princeton University; Nancy Denton, State University of New York -- Albany; and Ross L. Matsueda, University of Washingtonn. Also, as listed below, two persons were elected to the Committee on Publications, and three to the Committee on Nominations.

 
  
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Annual Meeting
  Battling Uneven Development in Chicago

Like many cities, Chicago is a city of contrasts -- between rich and poor, black and white, Latino and Anglo, immigrant an dnon-immigrant. But, uneven development has been apparent in Chicago for many years. Through the early 1980s, Harvey Zorbaugh's 1928 classic, The Gold Coast and the Slum, could have been used as a walking tour guide. The contrast between the Gold Coast mansions just north of the Magnificent Mile (along North Michigan Avenue) and the low-income neighborhood just six blocks to the west was still present. In 1980, nine of hte 15 poorest neighborhoods in the U.S. were in Chigago.

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awards
  Major ASA Award Winners Announced for 1999

ASA announces its 1999 Award winners. These outstanding scholars will be recognized at the Annual Meeting's 1999 Awards Ceremony on Saturday, August 7 at 4:30pm Chair of the Committee on Awards, Douglas S. Massey, University of Pennsylvania, will preside over this special event.

 
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