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Should there be a market in human organs?

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Kieran Healy, Associate Professor in Sociology and the Kenan Institute for Ethics  Find out more read more »


Neoliberalism, Inequality and the Politics and Culture of Affirmative Action

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Caaar and The University of Malaya to Host Global Affirmative Action Conference at Duke. The conference will raise questions such as: Is racial or ethnic mixing, undercutting affirmative actions’ narrowly drawn evidence of differencing? Nov 9&10. This event is cosponsored by... read more »


Bonilla-Silva on PBS

Monday, October 29, 2012

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva participated as an interviewee in the PBS election special, Race 2012  which premiered October 16, 2012, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ...Click here to see program read more »


Burton appointed to the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade: Phase II

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Linda Burton has been appointed to the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade:  Phase II. ...more read more »


Gereffi to attend the initial meeting of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing

Thursday, October 18, 2012

From Nov. 12-14, 2012, Gary Gereffi will be a member of the Advanced Manufacturing council at the initial meeting of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing in Dubai, UAE.  While the GAC on Advanced Manufacturing has about... read more »


Bonilla-Silva interviewee in the PBS election special, Race 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva participated as an interviewee in the PBS election special, Race 2012.  RACE 2012, a PBS Election 2012 special, is a conversation about race and politics that documents the changing face of America, and how that change may affect the country’s... read more »


Burton featured at the Society for Research in Child Development Meeting

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Linda Burton will be a featured speaker at the Society for Research in Child Development Themed Meeting: "Transitions from Adolescence to Adulthood." starting Oct 18, 2012 ...more read more »


Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan GOP ticket reflects religious shift

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Sociology professor Mark Chaves says the symbolism of the Romney-Ryan ticket may be that it no longer matters which religion a candidate claims -- as long as he or she claims one. (USA Today)   read more »


Sociology Undergraduates Present their Research at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Duke Students, Kristen Lee and Simon Ho,  present their paper at ASA. "The Pretty White Lies of Asian American Undergraduates at the Elite University"   abs References to Tiger Mothers and "reverse affirmative action" portray Asian American undergraduates as a successful... read more »


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