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Family-Friendly Policies and Practices in Academe. Stemming from a panel at the 2013 Eastern Sociological Society meeting, “Challenging and Changing Institutional Policies on Parental Leave,” this proposed edited volume intends to combine empirical research about faculty experiences with family-friendly practices a––nd policies as well as faculty experiences advocating for change on their campuses. We are seeking contributors who can speak to either of these areas. Topics include, but are not limited to, paid parental leave, paid paternity leave, tenure extension (or stop-the-clock) policies, part-time tenure track work arrangements, elder caregiving, or unpaid childcare leaves. Deadline: September 15, 2013. Contact: Erin K. Anderson at email@example.com; Catherine Richard Solomon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contexts Special Food Issue. We’re whipping up a special issue on food, and we invite you to join the party. Submit a proposal for a 3,200-word feature article, or a tasty morsel for one of our departments: Jargon, Q&A, Mediations, Trends, or Unplugged. Possible topics include: the politics of food production; cuisine and social distinctions; food movements; “food deserts;” poverty and health; and many others. Deadline: October 1, 2013. Contact: Carly Chillmon at email@example.com; contexts.org.
Contextsis currently seeking contributors to compose short “In Brief” pieces for its upcoming issue. These articles summarize research related to newsworthy topics. While these articles are academically informed, they are written for a broader audience and are largely free of academic jargon. Sample articles can be found at www.contexts.org/articles/issues/winter-2013/. These articles are a great way to write about your existing interests or explore an entirely new topic, while getting a publication under your belt. We are open to any creative article ideas. Contact: Joanne Chen at firstname.lastname@example.org; contexts.org.
The Global Urban Book Series with Ashgate Publishing is now seeking authors and editors for additional books to appear as part of the series. This book series provides cutting-edge interdisciplinary research on political, spatial, cultural, and economic processes and issues in urban areas across the United States and the world, and on the global processes that impact and unite urban areas. The organizing theme of the series is the reality that behavior within and between cities and urban regions must be understood in a larger domestic and international context. Each book in the series will focus on a common and/or emerging issue in cities across the globe. Contact: Laura A. Reese at email@example.com; www.globalurbanbookseries.org
International Journal of Trends in Economic Management & Technology (IJTEMT) invites you to submit your research paper for publication in volume II, sssue II (April 2013) on the subject of Economics, Management & Technology. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ijtemt.org.
Journal of World-Systems Research invites submissions of original articles, datasets, and special issue proposals relevant to the study of world-systems and global political economy. Founded in 1994, JWSR is the official journal of ASA’s Section on Political Economy of the World-System. It is an online, open source (free) journal that seeks to make research available to readers around the world regardless of their access to university libraries and other resources. Contact: email@example.com ; www.jwsr.org.
Research in the Sociology of Health Care, research papers sought for the annual edition. Papers dealing with macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving technology, communication, disparities and government options linked to health and health care are sought. This includes examination of health and health care issues of patients or of providers of care especially those related to technology, communication, disparities and government options. Papers that focus on linkages to policy, population concerns and either patients or providers of care as ways to meet health care needs of people both in the US and in other countries are solicited. Due: February 14, 2014. Contact Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld at (480) 965-8053; firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sociological Initiative Foundation (SIF) Invites concept proposals that link an explicit funding research design to a concrete social action strategy. Projects should have clear social change goals. SIF has funded projects in the areas of civic participation, community organizing, crime and law, education, health, housing, immigration, labor organizing, literacy, and linguistics. A limited number of concept applicants will be invited to submit full proposals in the fall of 2013. Applicants chosen for funding will receive 60 percent of the funds immediately in January 2014. They will receive the remaining 4 percent after 11 months, contingent upon submitting evidence that the project’s 11-month milestones have been met. Deadline: August 15, 2013. For more information, visit www.sifoundation.org .
38th Conference of the ASA Section on Political Economy of the World-System (PEWS), April 10-12, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA. “Social Movements and Global Transformation.” Submissions are invited on this theme from all relevant disciplines in the humanities, law, and social sciences. Meals and lodging for authors of accepted papers will be provided. Deadline: January 21, 2014. Contact: Jackie Smith, email@example.com; www.sociology.pitt.edu/documents/CallforPapers_001.pdf.
2014 Pacific Sociological Association’s 85th Annual Meeting, March 27-30, 2014, Portland, OR. Theme: (Un)Changing Institutions: Work, Family, and Gender in the New Economy.” Speakers are invited to present in the session: “Sociology of Memory: New and Classical Conceptualizations of Memory, Personal or Commodity, Public or Private?” Send one-page abstract ASAP. Deadline: September 1, 2013. Contact: Noel Packard at firstname.lastname@example.org; www.pacificsoc.org.
Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA) 2013 Conference. March 20-22, 2014, Chicago, IL. Theme: “Urbanism and Urbanity.” NCSA seek papers and panels that investigate elements of urbanism and urbanity during’ the long nineteenth century. Welcomes other interpretations of the conference theme as well. Deadline: September 30, 2013. Contact: Maria K. Bachman and Maria Gindhart at email@example.com; www.ncsaweb.net.
William & Mary University’s Symposium on Pilgrimage Studies, October 4-6, 2013.Williamsburg, VA. Theme: Pilgrims’ Progress: “Pilgrimage across Time and Cultures.” An international conference with scholars from United States, Canada, Germany, Turkey, Spain, and India. Contact: Brennan Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org; www.wm.edu/sites/pilgrimage/.Back to Top of Page
August 8-10, 2013. Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI). Grand Hyatt New York, New York City. For more information, visit: www.symbolicinteraction.org.
August 10-13, 2013. Sociologists for Women in Society is holding its summer meeting at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers. Contact: Shirley A. Jackson at email@example.com or Jazmyne Washington at firstname.lastname@example.org; www.socwomen.org.
October 8-11, 2013. International Symposium on Comparative Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria. Organized by the Bulgarian Comparative Education Sciences. Different comparative sciences can meet and discuss problems of common interest at this forum. For more information, visit: www.bces.conference.tripod.com/iscs/.
October 18-19, 2013. Michigan Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, MI. Theme: “Sociology and Social Justice: The Scholar as Activist.” Keynote Speaker: Monica White. A call for papers will continue until September 6. Contact: MichiganSociologicalAssoc@gmail.com; www.michigansociology.org.Back to Top of Page
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is a non-profit foundation of the Federal Republic of Germany designed to promote international cooperation in research. It enables researchers from other countries to conduct research stays in Germany and assists them in maintaining the resulting academic and cultural ties. However, they also offer a number of programs aimed at other target groups. Each year, the German Chancellor Fellowship for prospective leaders gives up to 50 highly talented young professionals from Brazil, China, India, Russia, and the United States the opportunity to spend a year in Germany and implement a project of their choice in cooperation with German hosts. Deadline: September 15, 2013. Contact: +49 228 833-423; Kristina Güroff at Kristina.email@example.com; www.humboldt-foundation.de/buka.
The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility program offering 10-month residence in one of the 16 participating Institutes. The diversity of the participating Institutes for Advanced Study (IAS) offers a wide range of possible research contexts in Europe for worldwide scholars. Applicants may select up to three IAS outside their country of nationality or residence as possible host institutions. For the 2014-2015 academic year, EURIAS is offering 39 fellowships (20 junior and 19 senior positions). Deadline: July 5, 2013. For more information, go to: www.eurias-fp.eu.
Princeton University Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for three-year postdoctoral fellowships 2014-2017 for recent PhDs (from January 2012) in humanities or allied social sciences. Four appointments to pursue research and teach half-time in the following areas: Open discipline (two fellowships); Humanistic Studies; LGBT Studies. Stipend: approximately $80,000. Deadline: October 1, 2013. For more information, visit www.princeton.edu/sf.Back to Top of Page
Robert N. Bellah, University of California-Berkeley, was quoted in a May 7 Huffington Post article, “The Ivory Tower in Cyberspace: Is Internet Publishing Publishing?”
Chloe Bird, RAND Corporation, wrote a March 20 commentary, “Making Heart Disease a Women’s Issue” and an April 22 commentary, “Can Catholic Colleges Block Free Condom Distribution?,” both on a Ms. Magazine blog. She was also quoted in a May 29 USA Today article, “Moms are Primary Breadwinners in 40% of U.S. Households.”
Marcus Britton, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, was quoted and Michael Rosenfeld, Stanford University, and Pat Goldsmith, Texas A&M University, were mentioned in a May 28 Atlantic Cities article, “How Residential Mobility Patterns Perpetuate Segregation.”
Claudia Buchmann, Ohio State University, wrote a February 6 New York Times letter to the editor about ways to help underachieving boys succeed in school. She also was interviewed on March 18 on MSNBC’s “The Cycle” about the rise of women in education and the growing gender gap in schools and was featured in a May 16 Inside Higher Ed “Academic Minute” on the growing gender gap on college campuses.
James Burk, Texas A&M University, and David R. Segal, University of Maryland, were quoted in a May 15 USA Today article on sexual abuse in the American military.
Andrew Cherlin, Johns Hopkins University, was quoted in an Associated Press article about new research from Pew Research Center, which found that mothers are now top earners in four in ten U.S. households. The article appeared in a number of media outlets including The Fresno Bee on May 28 and CBSNews.com, The Daily Mail, Salon, and The Journal News on May 29.
Nicholas Christakis, Harvard University, was mentioned in a June Boston magazine article, “Happier: The Happy App.”
Philip Cohen, University of Maryland, was quoted in a May 29 Washington Post article, “Nearly 40 Percent of Mothers are Now the Family Breadwinners, Report Says.” He also wrote a May 24 Atlantic column, “The Link Between Marriage Rates and Suicide Is Questionable.”
Dalton Conley, New York University, was mentioned in a June 5 Mail Tribune article about first names. The article was picked up by the Associated Press and appeared in several media outlets including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the San Francisco Chronicle on June 5. He was also quoted in a May 30 Philly.com article, “Scientists Spot Genes Tied to Success at School, College.”
Thomas A. DiPrete, Columbia University, and Claudia Buchmann, Ohio State University, were quoted in a February 17 Chicago Tribune column, “Boys in the Back of the Class,” and in a March 27 Fortune column, “Boys vs. Girls: What’s Behind the College Grad Gender Gap?”
Thomas A. DiPrete, Columbia University, was quoted in a March 1 Businessweek article, “New BLS Data Show Gender Gap Growing in College Education.”
David Ekerdt, University of Kansas, was mentioned in a May 7 Reuters article, “Downsizing Boomers Spark New Career for Superorganzied.”
Glen Elder, University of North Carolina, was mentioned in a May 13 Guardian article, “How to Encourage Staff Resilience in Times of Financial Difficulty.”
Amitai Etzioni, George Washington University, wrote an April 5 Salon editorial, “How Conservatives Run America, Despite Losing Elections.” He was also mentioned in an April 4 New York Times article, “Police Surveillance May Earn Money for City.”
Hilary Levey Friedman, Harvard University, was quoted in a May 12 CNBC article, “Apps for Kids: Content Wars for the Milk and Cookie Set.”
Kjerstin Gruys, University of California-Los Angeles, was quoted in a May 26 Los Angeles Times article, “Kjerstin Gruys’ Year Without a Mirror Gave Her a True Look at Herself.”
Laura Hamilton, University of California-Merced, and Michael Parks, University of Pennsylvania, were mentioned in May 12 New York Times op-ed, “When Helping Hurts.”
Stephanie Hartwell, University of Massachusetts-Boston, was quoted in a May 21 Huffington Post article, “Oklahoma Tornado PTSD: How Survivors Are Coping.”
Anna Haskins, University of Wisconsin-Madison, was mentioned in a May 26 Deseret News article, “Jailhouse Rock: Community Fosters Relationships Between Daughters and Their Incarcerated Fathers.”
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, University of Southern California, wrote and Hernan Ramirez, Florida State University, was mentioned in a May 15 Huffington Post article, “The Immigrant Economic Stimulus: Nannies and Gardeners.”
Carole Joffe, University of California-San Francisco, was quoted in an April 4 New York Times article about the upsurge in restrictions on abortion imposed by various state legislatures. She was also interviewed on April 24 on NPR’s “All Things Considered” about the trial in Philadelphia of abortion doctor, Kermit Gosnell, and was quoted in an April 24 NPR.org article on the same topic.
Nathan Jurgenson, University of Maryland, was quoted in a May 5 Guardian article, “Internet Detox Promotes the Myth of Web Toxicity.”
Michael Kimmel, Stony Brook University, was quoted in a May 1 TIME.com article and a May 4 Newsday article and wrote a May 3 Huffington Post op-ed about NBA basketball player Jason Collins announcing that he is gay.
Eric Klinenberg, New York University, was mentioned in a May 24 News Journal article, “Weather Emergencies Demanding More of Us.”
Tali Kristal, University of Haifa, was quoted in May 30 Huffington Post and Slate.com articles, a June 3 AOL Jobs article, and a June 6 MSNBC article about her American Sociological Review study, suggesting that labor union decline, not computerization, is the main cause of rising corporate profits at the expense of workers’ compensation.
Douglas McAdam, Stanford University, was quoted in a May 15 post, “In Andhra, Maoist Rebels Pin Hope on Memories of the Dead” on the New York Times blog, “India Ink.”
Aaron M. McCright, Michigan State University, was quoted and Riley Dunlap, Oklahoma State University, and Chenyang Xiao, American University, were mentioned in an April 29 UPI article, “U.S. Sociologist Tracks the Politics of Climate Change.”
Dan McFarland, Stanford University, was quoted in a May 17 ABCNews.com column, “Speed Dating? Watch Your Mouth.”
Ashley Mears, Boston University, was mentioned in a May 20 Bloomberg News article, “H-1B Models Strut Into U.S. as Programmers Pray For Help.”
Michael Messner, University of Southern California, was quoted in April 29 and April 30 Los Angeles Times articles about NBA basketball player Jason Collins announcing that he is gay.
Mark Mizruchi, University of Michigan, was mentioned in a May 29 Newsweek article, “Is Apple too Clever by Half?”
Jennifer Karas Montez, Harvard University, was quoted in a May 30 New York Times article about her Journal of Health and Social Behavior study, which helps explain the growing education gap in mortality among U.S white women. Sarah Damaske, Pennsylvania State University, was also mentioned in the article. Additionally, Montez’ study, which she co-authored with Anna Zajacova, University of Wyoming, was the subject of articles in a number of other media outlets including U.S News and World Report and The Guardian, and NPR.org on May 30, CBSNews.com on May 31, and The Economist on June 5.
Margaret Nelson, Middlebury College, was quoted and Laura T. Hamilton, University of California-Merced, was mentioned in a May 26 NBCNews.com article, “Helping or Hovering? When ‘Helicopter Parenting’ Backfires.”
Guðmundur Oddsson, University of Missouri, authored an article in the International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, “Class Awareness in Iceland,” which was referred to in a May 16 BBC News Magazine article, “Why is Violent Crime so Rare Iceland?”
Susan Ostrander, Tufts University, was featured in a May 18 Somerville News Q&A article, “Tufts Sociologist Examines the Past, Present, and Future of an All-American City.”
Eileen Otis, University of Oregon, was quoted in a January 11 Atlantic article, “China’s Uneven Labor Revolution,” which cites her book, Markets and Bodies: Women, Service Work and the Making of Inequality in China.
Manuel Pastor, University of Southern California, was quoted in a May 14 Salt Lake Tribune article, “Utah’s Inclusion Helps Fuel Economic Growth.”
Julie Phillips, Rutgers University, Hyeyoung Woo, Portland State University, Krysia Mossakowski, University of Hawaii, Robert Putnam, Harvard University, and Sherry Turkle, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology, were mentioned or quoted in a May 22 Newsweek article, “The Suicide Epidemic.”
Jack Nusan Porter was interviewed on April 28 as a Holocaust survivor and a child of survivors at the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., by the local ABC and NBC news affiliates. He was also profiled in an April 9 “Campaign Trail” column in The New Yorker about his run for U.S. Congress against Joseph Kennedy III.
Alejandro Portes, Princeton University, was quoted in a May 29 Miami Herald article, “Sociologist: Income Levels of Mariel Migrants Lower than Earlier Cuban Exiles.” He was also quoted in a May 28 Fox News Latino article, “Cuban Exiles Are No Longer ‘The Elite Of Immigrants,’ Study Explores.”
Brian Powell, Indiana University, was quoted in an April 29 Reuters article about NBA basketball player Jason Collins announcing that he is gay. The article appeared in a number of other media outlets including the Chicago Tribune and The Guardian on April 29 and the New York Times and the Toronto Sun on April 30.
Sean Reardon, Stanford University, was mentioned in a May 10 Boston Globe article, “For Single Moms, The Keys to Degrees.”
Chris Rhomberg, Fordham University, was quoted in a January 28 Wall Street Journal article on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s veto of a bill to raise the state minimum wage. He was also quoted in April 26 CNBC.com and MSN News Canada articles about the impact of a strike of bakery workers at Hostess Brands.
Lauren Rivera, Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University, was quoted in a May 23 Atlantic Wire article, “Wall Street Remains Occupied by Lacrosse Bros.”
John Robinson, University of Maryland, was interviewed on WAMU and quoted in a WAMU.org article, both on May 24, about his research suggesting the happiest Americans are those who have little or no excess time and yet seldom feel rushed. His research was also mentioned in a May 28 TIME.com article.
Robert Sampson, Harvard University, was mentioned in a May 21 Christian Science Monitor article, “What Tornado-Hit Cities Like Moore Have Learned.”
David R. Segal, University of Maryland, was quoted in a May 16 Bloomberg News article on surveys dealing with increased sexual assault in the military. Segal was also quoted in a June 2 Associated Press article further highlighting sexual assault in the military, which appeared in a number of media outlets including the Philadelphia Inquirer and Newsday.
Richard Sennett, London School of Economics, was mentioned in a May 13 BBC News article, “Viewpoint: Do Famous Role Models Help or Hinder?”
Christian Smith, University of Notre Dame, had his National Study of Youth and Religion referenced in the May 9 TIME magazine cover article, “The Me Me Me Generation.”
Anne Marie Sorenson, University of Toronto, was quoted in a May 24 Toronto Star article, “Fresh Air Fund: Camp Helped Create a Hero.”
Gayle Sulik, University of Albany, was quoted in an April 25 New York Times Magazine article about the “feel good war on breast cancer.” Additionally, he was interviewed on May 3 on Sisters Talk Radio about the story behind the pink ribbon campaign and on May 16 on KCRW about “Angelina Jolie and the ‘breast cancer gene.’” Sulik also wrote a May 28 CNN op-ed about why Jolie’s cancer tests cost so much.
Liam Swiss, Memorial University, wrote a May 22 Ottawa Citizen article, “Lowered Expectations and the CIDA-DEFAIT Merger.”
Kathleen Tierney, University of Colorado-Boulder, was quoted in a May 26 Salon article, “Finding Peace in Post-Disaster Haiti.”
W. Bradford Wilcox, University of Virginia, wrote a May 13 Atlantic column, “What’s Driving the Rise in Suicide Among Middle-Aged Men?” The column also mentions Julie Phillips, Rutgers University. Additionally, Wilcox was quoted in a May 19 New York Times op-ed, “All the Lonely People.”
William Julius Wilson, Harvard University, was quoted in a May 9 Diverse: Issues In Higher Education article, “Harvard Sociologist Wilson Says Moynihan Report ‘Prophetic.’” He was also quoted in a May 29 Bloomberg News article, “Selling Keynesian Economics to Joe the Plumber.”
Tracy Weitz, University of California-San Francisco, was quoted in a May 9 New York Times article, “Undercover Video Targets Abortion Doctors.”Back to Top of Page
Andrew J. Cherlin, Johns Hopkins University, was named a Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Dalton Conley, New York University, was named a Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Nancy Davis, DePauw University, and Robert Robinson, Indiana University, received a gold medal in the Religion category of the Independent Publishers Book Award, for their book: Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States (Indiana University Press, 2012).
Amitai Etzioni, George Washington University, received the Chris Argyris Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Management.
Madeleine Patricia Fairbairn, University of Wisconsin-Madison, received the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
Joe Feagin, Texas A&M University, received the 2013 Arthur Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association for Affirmative Action (AAA) and the 2012 SGI Social Justice Award from the Soka Gakki International-USA. He also has been awarded the Soka Gakkai International-USA Social Justice (2012).
Cybelle Fox, University of California-Berkeley, was named a Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Michael J. Hathaway, Simon Fraser University, received the Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies: Postdoctoral Fellowships for his project “Emerging Matsutake Worlds: Markets, Science and Nature in Southwest China.”
Louis Kriesberg, Syracuse University, was awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award of the International Studies Association’s Peace Studies Section at the ISA’s annual convention in April 2013.
Doug McAdam, Stanford University, was named a Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Harland Prechel, Texas A&M University, Theresa Morris, Trinity College, College received the Outstanding Article Award from the American Society of Criminology, 2012 for “The Effects of Organizational and Political Embeddedness on Financial Malfeasance in the Largest U.S. Corporations: Dependence, Incentives and Opportunities” American Sociological Review.
Belinda Robnett, University of California-Irvine, was named a Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Daromir Rudnyckyj, University of Victoria, received an ACLS Fellowship.
Christopher J. Schneider, University of British Columbia, was awarded the 2013 Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British Columbia (CUFA BC)’s Distinguished Academics Early in Career Award.
Siri Suh, Columbia University, received the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
Verta Taylor, University of California-Santa Barbara, received the 2013 Outstanding Graduate Mentoring Award from the Academic Senate of the University of California-Santa Barbara for her dedication and exemplary mentorship of graduate students over the course of her career.
Rachel A. Woldoff, West Virginia University (WVU), was award with the 2013 Best Book in Urban Affairs Award for her book: White Flight/Black Flight: The Dynamic of Racial Change in an American Neighborhood (Cornell University Press, 2011). She also received the 2013 Outstanding Research Award from WVU’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.Back to Top of Page
Walter R. Jacobs, University of Minnesota, was promoted to full professor and appointed Founding Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
Kathleen Tiemann, University of North Dakota, became Dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts.Back to Top of Page
Alan Grigsby, University of Cincinnati, elected Student Section Chair of the North Central Sociological Association.
Douglas Harper, Duquesne University, was elected President of the International Visual Sociology Association.
Carole Joffe, University of California-San Francisco, was awarded the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Society for Family Planning.
Joey Sprague, University of Kansas, is the new Executive Officer for Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS).
Kristin Turney, University of California-Irvine, was named a National Academy of Education postdoctoral Fellow. She will complete her dissertation, “Mass Incarceration and the Intergenerational Transmission of Inequality: Examining the Effect of Paternal Incarceration on Children’s Educational Outcomes.”
N. Prabha Unnithan, Colorado State University, is the President-Elect of the Western Social Science Association.Back to Top of Page
Mary Bernstein, University of Connecticut, and Verta Taylor, University of California-Santa Barbara, Eds., The Marrying Kind? Debating Same-Sex Marriage Within the Lesbian and Gay Movement (University of Minnesota Press, 2013).
Henry Brownstein, NORC at The University of Chicago, Contemporary Drug Policy (Routledge, 2013).
Thomas A. DiPrete, Columbia University, and Claudia Buchmann, Ohio State University, The Rise of Women: The Growing Gender Gap in Education and What it Means for American Schools (Russell Sage Foundation, 2013).
Brian Dill, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fixing the African State Recognition, Politics, and Community-Based Development in Tanzania (Palgrave, 2013).
Joe Feagin, Texas A&M University, The White Racial Frame 2nd Edition (Routledge, 2013).
Nancy Foner, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center, Ed., One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First Century (Columbia University Press, 2013).
Laura Gomez, UCLA, Nancy Lopez, University of New Mexico, Eds., Critical Approaches to Health Disparities (Rutgers University Press, 2013).
Erich Goode, Stony Brook University, Justifiable Conduct: Self-Vindication in Memoir (Temple University Press, 2013).
Douglas Harper, Duquesne University, Visual Sociology (Routledge, 2012).
Meg Wilkes Karraker, University of St. Thomas, Global Famiiles 2nd Edition (Sage 2013).
Mary Ellen Konieczny, University of Notre Dame, The Spirit’s Tether: Family, Work and Religion Among American Catholics (Oxford University Press, 2013).
Mary Ann Mason, Northwestern University, Nicholas H. Wolfinger, University of Utah, and Marc Goulden. Do Babies Matter? Gender & Family in the Ivory Tower (Rutgers University Press, 2013).
Beverly Mizrachi, Ashkelon Academic College, Israel: Paths to Middle-Class Mobility among Second-Generation Moroccan Immigrant Women in Israel (Wayne State University Press, 2013).
Stephen J. Morewitz, California State University, Mark L. Goldstein, Eds., Handbook of Forensic Sociology and Psychology (Springer, 2013).
Susan A. Ostrander, Tufts University, Citizenship and Governance in a Changing City: Somerville (Temple University Press, 2013).
Jack Nusan Porter, International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGC), Jewish Partisans of the Soviet Union (Spencer Press, 2013); Happy Days Revisited: Growing Up Jewish in Ike’s America (Spencer, 2012); and Milwaukee Memories/Milwaukee and Hollywood (Spencer Press, 2012).
Antonia Randolph, University of Delaware, The Wrong Kind of Different: Challenging the Meaning of Diversity in American Classrooms (Teachers College Press, 2012).
Laurel Richardson, Ohio State University, After a Fall: A Sociomedical Sojourn (Left Coast Press, 2013).
Jeffrey Ian Ross, University of Baltimore, Ed., Encyclopedia of Street Crime in America (Sage Publications, 2013).
Anna Sun, Kenyon College, Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities (Princeton University Press, 2013).
Christopher S. Swader, National Research University-Higher School of Economics, The Capitalist Personality:Face-to-Face Sociality and Economic Change in the Post-Communist World (Routledge, 2013).
N. Prabha Unnithan, Colorado State University, Ed., Crime and Justice in India (Sage Publications, 2013).Back to Top of Page
Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) founded the Eastern Sociological Society Opportunities in Retirement Network (ESSORN), in 2009. The network serves to bring together sociologists interested in finding ways to use their sociological knowledge in retirement, especially when they relocate far from the universities where they were employed, and to provide a forum for interaction with colleagues at a similar life stage. We are now thinking about expanding our regional network and perhaps loosely reorganizing on a national basis. We are looking for volunteers in other regions who might be interested in putting together organizational sessions at their regional meetings or meeting with some of us at ASA to discuss common interests. If you think you might like to get involved in this project, Contact: Rosalyn Darling at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Peter Stein at email@example.com.Back to Top of Page
South Dakota State University-Rural Life and Census Data Center is making a free online book of cartoons available for Sociology instructors from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. For more information, visit; www.sdstate.edu/soc/rlcdc/i-o/dept_pub.cfm.