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Join in the Author Meets Critics sessions that bring authors of recent important books together with discussants chosen to provide different viewpoints. The Program Committee selected nine books to be featured on this year’s program.

  • A Matter of Taste: How Names, Fashion and Culture Change (Yale University Press, 2000) by Stanley Lieberson

  • The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society (University of Chicago Press, 2001) by David Garland

  • Disciplinary Revolution: Calvinism and the Rise of the State in Early Modern Europe (University of Chicago Press, 2003) by Philip S. Gorski

  • Domestica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadows of Affluence (University of California Press, 2001) by Pierette Hondageneu-Sotelo

  • Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago (University of Chicago Press, 2002) by Eric Klinenenberg

  • Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement (University of California Press, 2002) by Kathleen Blee

  • Markets from Networks: Socioeconomic Models of Production (Princeton University Press, 2002) by Harrison White

  • Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor (Harvard University Press, 2002) by Evelyn Nakano Glenn

  • Where Stuff Comes From: How Toasters, Toilets, Computers, and Many Other Things Come to Be as They Are (Routledge, 2003) by Harvey Molotch