Jen'nan Read quoted in Politifact stating that Trump’s comments on Muslim were False.
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.
Charron-Chénier, Fink, and Keister’s article, “Race and Consumption”, is discussed in The Atlantic.
Tyson Brown, the newest addition to Duke Sociology, studies how 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.
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.
On June 6th, 2016, Louise Seamster successfully successfully defended her dissertation:
"Race, Power and Economic Extraction in Benton Harbor, Michigan"
Her committee was: Linda Burton, Co-Chair, Eduardo…
On June 3rd, Amie Bostic successfully defended her dissertation:
"Inequality, the Welfare State, and Demographic Change"
Her committee was: Kieran Healy, Co-Chair, Martin Ruef, Co-Chair, Steve Vaisey, and David Brady…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.