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    Jen'nan Read quoted in Politifact stating that Trump’s comments on Muslim were False.

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    Eduardo Bonilla-Silva has been elected the 109th President of the American Sociological Association (ASA).  Eduardo will chair the 2018 Program Committee that will shape the ASA Annual Meeting program. He will also be a member of the ASA Council, which governs the association and its policies, and its chair in 2017-2018.

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    Kenneth Land has been elected as the Chair Elect of the Mathematical Sociology Section for ASA.

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    "How Blacks and Whites Spend Differently"

    Charron-Chénier, Fink, and Keister’s article, “Race and Consumption”, is discussed in The Atlantic.

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    Tyson Brown, the newest addition to Duke Sociology, studies how inequalities along racial, gender and class lines intersect to shape wealth and health across the life course, with attention to structural and psychosocial mechanisms. He is also the co-director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health Disparities Research.

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    Ed Tiryakian will give the keynote address, "Global Challenges of Modernization" at the Second International Modernization Forum, The China Center for Modernization Research, Beijing University, May 20-22, 2016.

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Mueller Wins Jacquet Research Award

Collin Mueller's research on “Understanding and Addressing Barriers to Accessing the Faith-Based Safety Net and Unmet Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Health” has been selected for a 2016…
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Steven Jefferson was selected to receive a 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship for his research titled: “Mobility Beliefs and College-Seeking…

The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty 

Editors Linda Burton and Dave Brady build a common scholarly ground in the study of poverty by bringing together an international, inter-disciplinary group of scholars to provide their perspectives on the issue.

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A Gedenkschrift to Randy Hodson: Working with Dignity

Lisa Keister explores the important role that dignity plays in the workplace. Dignity and self-respect are key to both worker well-being and organizational effectiveness, yet few workplaces take dignity seriously. This volume shows how dignity matters more today than ever.

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Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream

Christopher Bail demonstrates how the beliefs of fanatics like Jones are inspired by a rapidly expanding network of anti-Muslim organizations that exert profound influence on American understanding of Islam.


The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages

In an era in which class divisions are becoming starker than ever, some individuals are choosing to marry across class.This book traces the lives of a subset of these individuals - highly-educated adults who married a partner raised in a class different from their own. Drawing upon detailed interviews with spouses, Jessi Streib shows that crossing class lines is not easy, and that even though these couples shared everything, each spouse was still shaped by the class of their past, and consequently, so was their marriage.

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Religion and Inequality in America: Research and Theory on Religion’s Role in Stratification:Keister & Sherkat (eds.), 

The essays in this volume provide important new details about how and why religion and inequality are related by focusing on new indicators of inequality and well-being, combining and studying mediating factors in new and informative ways, focusing on critical and often understudied groups, and exploring the changing relationship between religion and inequality over time.

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